Texas A&M at Auburn College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/7/2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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The Texas A&M Aggies head to Auburn Arena to take on the Auburn Tigers on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Auburn as 8 point favorites.
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Texas A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-8. They currently have a point differential of 7.8 as they are averaging 75.3 points per contest while giving up 67.5 per game. Auburn has an overall mark of 21-2. They are averaging 86.0 points per contest and giving up 72.6, which is a point differential of 13.5.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 9-11 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 8-11 against the over/under this year
Important Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 16-5 against the spread this season
The Auburn Tigers are 11-10 against the over/under this year
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
11/05/17 C Austin Wiley Eligibility is out for season
11/05/17 F Danjel Purifoy Suspension is out indefinitely
Tyler Davis averages 14.3 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 64%. DJ Hogg averages 12 points per contest in 30.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 5.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Bryce Brown scores 17 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.3 rebounds per contest and has 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Mustapha Heron averages 15.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.6 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas A&M averages 75.3 points per contest this year, which is 135th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 125th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 282nd in Division 1. They average 42.2 boards per contest and 16.8 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 108th with 14.0 per game. The Aggies allow 67.5 points per contest, which is 66th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 34th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 167th, and they allow 14.2 assists per game which puts them in 247th place in college basketball. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Auburn is 7th in the country with 86.0 points per contest this season. They are 144th in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 13.5. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 33rd in Division 1. They are 30th in the country in rebounding with 39.3 boards per contest and 79th in assists per game with 15.3. The Tigers are 229th in turnovers per contest with 12.6. The Tigers give up 72.6 points per game, which ranks them 186th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 43rd and 158th in those defensive statistics. They rank 83rd with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 156th with 34.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 318th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per contest this year.
The Aggies are 41st in the country in defensive rating with 95.6, and their offensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 129th. They are 145th in college basketball in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 172nd. As a unit they are 200th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 266th in D-1. Texas A&M is 145th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 10th in the country.
Auburn is 298th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 56th in Division 1. The Tigers are 77th in the nation in defensive rating with 98.1, and their offensive rating of 116.3 is ranked 12th. They are 25th in D-1 in pace with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 85th. As a unit they are 46th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 75th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/Auburn college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Texas A&M +8
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