Texas A&M at Georgia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/28/2018
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Stegeman Coliseum to play the Georgia Bulldogs on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 1 point favorites.
Texas A&M comes into this game with an overall record of 18-11. They currently have a point differential of 5.7 as they are averaging 75.9 points per game while giving up 70.2 per contest. Georgia has an overall mark of 16-12. They are averaging 69.2 points per contest and giving up 67.5, which is a point differential of 1.6.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 12-14 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 13-12 against the over/under this year
Important Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs are 13-12 against the spread this season
The Georgia Bulldogs are 11-14 against the over/under this year
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
Key Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
02/05/18 G Jordan Harris Suspension is out indefinitely
Tyler Davis averages 14.6 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 65%. Admon Gilder averages 12.1 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Yante Maten averages 19.5 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. William Jackson II averages 9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas A&M averages 75.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 118th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 98th. Behind the arc they shoot 33%, which is good for 269th in the country. They average 40.9 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 46th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 121st with 13.6 per game. The Aggies allow 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 123rd in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 19th and 67th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 194th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 266th place in college basketball. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 32nd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Georgia is 283rd in the country with 69.2 points per game this year. They are 276th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 1.6. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 327th in college basketball. They are 26th in the nation in rebounding with 39.1 boards per game, and 260th in assists per contest with 12.5. The Bulldogs are 141st in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Bulldogs surrender 67.5 points per contest, which ranks them 58th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 76th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 10.3 assists allowed per contest and 109th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 4th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.0 per game this season.
The Aggies are 88th in the country in defensive rating with 99.3, and their offensive rating of 107.3 is ranked 124th. They are 118th in college basketball in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 151st. As a unit they are 178th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 275th in D-1. Texas A&M is 154th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 25th in the country.
Georgia is 102nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 10th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are 121st in the nation in defensive rating with 100.7, and their offensive rating of 103.2 is ranked 217th. They are 328th in D-1 in pace with 65.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 308th. As a unit they are 267th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 261st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/Georgia college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Georgia -1
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