Texas A&M at LSU College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/23/2018
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Pete Maravich Assembly Center
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Pete Maravich Assembly Center to play the LSU Tigers on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 1.5 point favorites.
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Texas A&M comes into this game with an overall record of 13-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.7 as they are averaging 75.6 points per game while giving up 66.9 per contest. LSU has an overall record of 11-7. They are averaging 79.3 points per game and surrendering 71.6, good for a point differential of 7.7.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 7-9 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 6-10 against the over/under this year
Important LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 7-6 against the spread this season
The LSU Tigers are 6-9 against the over/under this year
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
DJ Hogg averages 12.9 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Tyler Davis averages 14.4 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Duop Reath averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 63%. Tremont Waters averages 15.8 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 66.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 177th, and they give up 14.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 237th place in the country. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in college basketball. Texas A&M averages 75.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 142nd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 8.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 121st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 264th in D-1. They average 42.0 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 146th with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 71.6 points per contest, which ranks them 158th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 180th and 95th in those defensive statistics. They rank 59th with 11.6 assists allowed per contest, and 84th with 32.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 192nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game this season. LSU is 63rd in Division 1 with 79.3 points per game this year. They are 23rd in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 7.7. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 152nd in the nation. They are 232nd in college basketball in rebounding with 34.8 boards per game and 121st in assists per contest with 14.7. The Tigers are 312th in turnovers per game with 11.6.
The Aggies are 37th in the country in defensive rating with 94.4, and their offensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 130th. They are 151st in college basketball in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 177th. As a unit they are 198th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 280th in D-1. Texas A&M is 173rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 13th in the country.
LSU is 295th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 182nd in Division 1. The Tigers are 227th in the nation in defensive rating with 103.5, and their offensive rating of 114.7 is ranked 24th. They are 232nd in D-1 in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 31st. As a unit they are 39th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 130th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/LSU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take LSU +1.5
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