Texas A&M at Oklahoma State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/20/2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Barclays Center to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Monday, November 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 5.5 point favorites.
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Texas A&M comes into this game with an overall record of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 21.0 as they are averaging 86.0 points per game while giving up 65.0 per contest. Oklahoma State has an overall mark of 3-0. They are averaging 84.0 points per contest and giving up 53.3, which is a point differential of 30.7.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 1-1 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 3-0 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 0-3 against the over/under this year
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
11/19/17 F Robert Williams Suspension Served is probable Monday vs. Oklahoma State
11/05/17 G JJ Caldwell Suspension 5-game suspension (eligible to return 11/24 vs Pepperdine)
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
11/12/17 G Jeffrey Carroll Suspension is out indefinitely
11/09/17 G Davon Dillard Suspension is out indefinitely
11/06/17 F Yankuba Sima Ineligible is OUT 1st Semester
Tyler Davis averages 18.5 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 9.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 80% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%. DJ Hogg averages 21.5 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Kendall Smith averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Brandon Averette averages 14.7 points per game while playing 22.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 65.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 91st in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the arc, ranking them 77th and 44th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 170th, and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 241st place in the country. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 156th in college basketball. Texas A&M averages 86.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 73rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 21.0 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 78th. Behind the arc they shoot 51% which is good for 2nd in D-1. They average 41.0 rebounds per game and 21.0 assists per game, which ranks them 98th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 118th with 15.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys surrender 53.3 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the country. Their defense allows a 32% shooting percentage and a 21% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 8.0 assists allowed per contest, and 115th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 177th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game this season. Oklahoma State is 90th in Division 1 with 84.0 points per game this year. They are 94th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 30.7. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 108th in the nation. They are 91st in college basketball in rebounding with 41.3 boards per game and 34th in assists per contest with 19.7. The Cowboys are 319th in turnovers per game with 10.3.
The Aggies are 60th in the nation in offensive rating with 117, and their defensive rating of 88.4 is ranked 74th. In terms of pace they are 140th in the country with 73.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 53rd. As a team they are 47th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 252nd in Division 1. Texas A&M is 123rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 71st in the nation.
Oklahoma State is 313th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 35%, which is 5th in Division 1. The Cowboys are 16th in the nation in defensive rating with 76.6, and their offensive rating of 120.6 is ranked 40th. They are 274th in D-1 in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 67th. As a unit they are 67th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 43rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma State +5.5
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