Arkansas at Texas A&M College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/30/2018
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Reed Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 4.5 point favorites.
Arkansas heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 83.9 points per contest while giving up 76.0 per game. Texas A&M has an overall mark of 13-8. They are averaging 74.7 points per contest and giving up 68.0, which is a point differential of 6.8.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 10-11 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 12-9 against the over/under this year
Important Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 7-11 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 7-10 against the over/under this year
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/05/17 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jaylen Barford averages 18.8 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is at 66%. Daryl Macon averages 16.6 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Tyler Davis averages 14.4 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. DJ Hogg averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas averages 83.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 21st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 40%, which is good for 24th in the country. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 225th and 77th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 331st with 11.0 per game. The Razorbacks allow 76.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 275th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 178th and 198th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 214th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 199th place in college basketball. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 258th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas A&M is 154th in the country with 74.7 points per game this year. They are 139th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.8. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 302nd in college basketball. They are 3rd in the nation in rebounding with 42.3 boards per game, and 36th in assists per contest with 16.6. The Aggies are 120th in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Aggies surrender 68.0 points per contest, which ranks them 74th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 39th in those defensive statistics. They rank 249th with 14.3 assists allowed per contest and 160th with 34.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 23rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.1 per game this season.
The Razorbacks are 28th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.9, and their defensive rating of 103.2 is ranked 214th. In terms of pace they are 68th in the country with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 40th. As a team they are 58th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 279th in Division 1. Arkansas is 341st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 197th in the nation.
Texas A&M is 154th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 18th in the nation. The Aggies are 143rd in the country in offensive rating with 105.7, and their defensive rating of 96.1 is ranked 54th. In terms of pace they are 144th in Division 1 with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 200th. As a team they are 227th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 273rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas/Texas A&M college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Texas A&M -4.5
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