Texas A&M at USC College Basketball Picks & Parlay 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
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The Texas A&M Aggies head to Galen Center to take on the USC Trojans on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has USC as 1.5 point favorites.
Texas A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-0. They currently have a point differential of 17.5 as they are averaging 85.5 points per contest while giving up 68.0 per game. USC has an overall record of 4-0. They are averaging 85.0 points per game and surrendering 64.8, good for a point differential of 20.3.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 3-2 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 3-2 against the over/under this year
Important USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 3-1 against the spread this season
The USC Trojans are 1-3 against the over/under this year
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
11/21/17 G Savion Flagg Eye is out indefinitely
Key USC Trojans Injuries
11/25/17 G De'Anthony Melton Suspension is "?" Sunday vs. Texas A&M
Robert Williams averages 16 points per contest in 23.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 10 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 71% for the season while his free throw percentage is 40%. DJ Hogg averages 17 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7 rebounds per contest and distributes 4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Chimezie Metu averages 17.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.5 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 58%. Bennie Boatwright scores 18.5 points per contest while playing 30.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 68.0 points per contest which is 122nd in Division 1. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 23% average from 3-point range, ranking them 75th and 9th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 93rd, and they allow 12.5 assists per game which puts them in 149th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 72nd in the nation. Texas A&M averages 85.5 points per contest this year, which is 58th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 17.5 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a unit, which has them ranked 27th. From 3-point territory they shoot 47%, which is good for 7th in college basketball. They average 41.0 boards per contest and 19.0 assists per game, which ranks them 57th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 51st with 16.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Trojans give up 64.8 points per game, which ranks them 68th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 44th and 86th in those defensive statistics. They rank 36th with 9.8 dimes allowed per game and 214th with 36.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Trojans are 277th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.5 per contest this year. USC is 64th in Division 1 with 85.0 points per contest this season. They are 150th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 20.3. They shoot 41% from beyond the arc, which is good for 43rd in D-1. They are 21st in college basketball in rebounding with 43.5 boards per contest and 184th in assists per game with 14.0. The Trojans are 319th in turnovers per contest with 11.0.
The Aggies are 93rd in the country in defensive rating with 92.2, and their offensive rating of 115.9 is ranked 52nd. They are 113th in college basketball in pace with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 28th. As a unit they are 14th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 269th in D-1. Texas A&M is 55th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 47th in the country.
USC is 333rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 52nd in the nation. The Trojans are 91st in the country in offensive rating with 111.5, and their defensive rating of 84.9 is ranked 24th. In terms of pace they are 99th in Division 1 with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 135th. As a team they are 158th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 233rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Texas A&M +1.5 and under 149 total points
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