Texas A&M at Gonzaga College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/15/2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018
McCarthey Athletic Center
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to McCarthey Athletic Center to play the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Gonzaga as 16.5 point favorites.
Texas A&M comes into this game with an overall record of 1-1. They currently have a point differential of 7.0 as they are averaging 85.5 points per game while giving up 78.5 per contest. Gonzaga has an overall mark of 2-0. They are averaging 112.0 points per contest and giving up 73.0, which is a point differential of 39.0.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 0-2-0 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 2-0-0 against the over/under
Important Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 2-0-0 against the spread
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 2-0-0 against the over/under
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
11/14/18 G Admon Gilder Hamstring is questionable Thursday vs Gonzaga
11/14/18 G Wendell Mitchell Knee is questionable Thursday vs Gonzaga
Key Gonzaga Bulldogs Injuries
10/31/18 F Killian Tillie Ankle is out indefinitely
Josh Nebo averages 12.5 points per game in 17.5 minutes per contest. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 7.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 82% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%. Savion Flagg comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 10.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 65% while his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Brandon Clarke averages 17.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.0 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 71% and his free throw percentage is 57%. Rui Hachimura averages 25.0 points per game while playing 22.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 78.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 272nd in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 156th and 209th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.0 rebounds a game which ranks 310th, and they give up 15.5 assists per contest which puts them in 280th place in the NCAA. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 262nd in the nation. Texas A&M averages 85.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 94th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 268th. Behind the arc they shoot 21% which is good for 340th in D-1. They average 54.5 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 4th and 116th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 55th with 17.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 73.0 points per contest, which ranks them 213th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 131st and 115th in those defensive statistics. They rank 236th with 14.0 assists allowed per contest, and 59th with 30.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 190th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game. Gonzaga is 4th in the country with 112.0 points per game this year. They are 18th in the D-1 in shooting at 55%, while their average scoring margin is 39.0. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 216th in the nation. They are 28th in the country in rebounding with 47.0 boards per game and 8th in assists per contest with 23.5. The Bulldogs are 327th in turnovers per game with 9.5.
The Aggies are 194th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.9. In terms of pace they are 20th in the country with 81.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 287th. As a team they are 287th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 68th in Division 1. Texas A&M is 165th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Gonzaga is 338th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 5th in the country in offensive rating with 138.3. In terms of pace they are 21st in Division 1 with 81 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 61% is 37th. As a team they are 17th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 66% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 245th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/Gonzaga college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Gonzaga -16.5
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