Saturday, February 4, 2017
Pete Maravich Assembly Center
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The Texas A&M Aggies head to Pete Maravich Assembly Center to take on the LSU Tigers on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 5.5 point favorites.
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The Aggies come into this game with an overall record of 11-10 and a road record of 1-4. They are 7-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-9. The Tigers have an overall record of 9-12 and a home record of 7-5. They have an over/under record of 13-7 and they are 8-12 against the spread.
Tyler Davis comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 25 minutes per night so far this season for the Aggies. He pulls down 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 63% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Admon Gilder averages 13 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Texas A&M. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
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Antonio Blakeney averages 16 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Duop Reath averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Texas A&M averages 71.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 198th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 70th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 224th in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game which ranks them 44th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 265th with 14.3 per game. The Aggies allow 68.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 66th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 42nd and 259th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 63rd and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 222nd place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 272nd in Division 1.
LSU averages 74.7 points per game this year which ranks them 127th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -6.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 103rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 221st in the nation. They average 37 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 104th and 152nd respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 284th with 14.6 per game. The Tigers allow 81 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 324th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 277th and 285th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38 rebounds a game which ranks 285th and they give up 15.2 assists per contest which puts them in 291st place in the nation. The Tigers force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 223rd in college basketball.
The Aggies average 70.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4.7 per contest. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 107 and they assist on 62.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Texas A&M turns the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54% while their offensive rebound percentage is 38.9%. The Aggies give up 75.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 77.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 66 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -24.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -0.9 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 101.8 and 47.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. LSU turns it over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.4%. The Tigers give up 78.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 90.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 7-11 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 8-9 against the over/under
LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 8-12 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 13-7 against the over/under
Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
LSU Tigers Injuries
12/29/16 F Craig Victor Dismissed out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Texas A&M -5.5
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