Wednesday, February 8, 2017
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The Missouri Tigers travel to Reed Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 14.5 point favorites.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 6-16 and a road record of 0-5. They are 8-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-9. The Aggies have an overall record of 12-10 and a home record of 8-4. They have an over/under record of 9-9 and they are 8-11 against the spread.
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Kevin Puryear comes into this contest averaging 11.6 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Jordan Barnett averages 11.5 points per game in 27.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 6 rebounds per game for Missouri. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Tyler Davis averages 14.1 points per game while playing 25 minutes per contest this year for the Aggies. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage currently is at 66%. Admon Gilder averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Missouri averages 69.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 256th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 335th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 345th in the country. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 49th and 261st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 125th with 12.8 per game. The Tigers allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 166th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 80th and 100th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.6 rebounds a game which ranks 328th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 90th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 115th in Division 1.
Texas A&M averages 72.4 points per game this year which ranks them 185th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 72nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 222nd in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per contest which ranks them 45th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Aggies rank 249th with 14 per game. The Aggies allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 67th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 46th and 270th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 64th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 223rd place in the nation. The Aggies force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 258th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 65.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 63.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -12.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -14.7 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 96 and they assist on 51.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 45%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Missouri turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.9%. The Tigers give up 78.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Aggies score 72.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.2 points per game. The Aggies have a rating on offense of 107.6 and 62.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Texas A&M turns it over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 38.6%. The Aggies give up 62.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 8-10 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 10-9 against the over/under
Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 8-11 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 9-9 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/29/16 F Willie Jackson Personal expected to transfer
01/20/17 F Jakoby Kemp Redshirt out for season
01/05/17 F Mitchell Smith Knee out for season
Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Texas A&M -14.5
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