Providence at Texas A&M College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/16/2018
Friday, March 16, 2018
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The Providence Friars travel to Spectrum Center to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Friday, March 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 4.5 point favorites.
Providence comes into this game with an overall record of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 1.0 as they are averaging 73.7 points per game while giving up 72.7 per contest. Texas A&M has an overall record of 20-11. They are averaging 75.0 points per game and surrendering 69.8, good for a point differential of 5.2.
Valuable Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 14-18 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 15-14 against the over/under this year
Important Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 13-16 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 13-14 against the over/under this year
Key Providence Friars Injuries
03/12/18 F Emmitt Holt Abdominal is out for season
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
02/12/18 G Duane Wilson Knee is out for season
02/11/18 G JJ Caldwell Dismissed is out for season
Rodney Bullock averages 14 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is at 73%. Alpha Diallo averages 13 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Tyler Davis averages 14.5 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 65%. Admon Gilder averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Providence averages 73.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 174th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 202nd. Behind the arc they shoot 33%, which is good for 265th in the country. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 141st and 162nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 219th with 12.5 per game. The Friars allow 72.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 182nd in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 206th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 242nd and they give up 12.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 118th place in college basketball. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 205th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas A&M is 145th in the country with 75.0 points per game this year. They are 126th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 5.2. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 298th in college basketball. They are 5th in the nation in rebounding with 41.3 boards per game, and 58th in assists per contest with 15.5. The Aggies are 109th in turnovers per game with 13.6. The Aggies surrender 69.8 points per contest, which ranks them 107th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 39th in those defensive statistics. They rank 247th with 14.3 assists allowed per contest and 210th with 35.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 40th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.3 per game this season.
The Friars are 197th in the nation in offensive rating with 104, and their defensive rating of 102.5 is ranked 177th. In terms of pace they are 180th in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 254th. As a team they are 226th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 286th in Division 1. Providence is 238th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 158th in the nation.
Texas A&M is 161st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 14th in the nation. The Aggies are 138th in the country in offensive rating with 106.1, and their defensive rating of 98.8 is ranked 66th. In terms of pace they are 114th in Division 1 with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 178th. As a team they are 222nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 283rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Providence/Texas A&M college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Texas A&M -4.5
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