Texas A&M at Tennessee College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Thompson-Boling Arena to play the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 5 point favorites.
Texas A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-5. They currently have a point differential of 10.3 as they are averaging 77.7 points per contest while giving up 67.4 per game. Tennessee has an overall record of 11-4. They are averaging 79.9 points per game and surrendering 70.8, good for a point differential of 9.1.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 6-7 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 6-7 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 8-5 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 7-6 against the over/under this year
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
01/12/18 G Duane Wilson Knee is "?" Saturday vs Tennessee
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tyler Davis averages 14.6 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 68%. DJ Hogg averages 14 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Grant Williams averages 17.2 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Admiral Schofield averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas A&M averages 77.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 107th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 117th. Behind the arc they shoot 34%, which is good for 245th in the country. They average 43.1 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 95th with 14.4 per game. The Aggies allow 67.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 74th in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 16th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 161st and they give up 14.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 233rd place in college basketball. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 46th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee is 68th in the country with 79.9 points per game this year. They are 179th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 9.1. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 32nd in college basketball. They are 113th in the nation in rebounding with 37.5 boards per game, and 22nd in assists per contest with 17.5. The Volunteers are 178th in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Volunteers surrender 70.8 points per contest, which ranks them 142nd in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 81st and 175th in those defensive statistics. They rank 72nd with 11.8 assists allowed per contest and 195th with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Volunteers are 300th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game this season.
The Aggies are 36th in the country in defensive rating with 93.7, and their offensive rating of 108 is ranked 110th. They are 110th in college basketball in pace with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 168th. As a unit they are 171st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 271st in D-1. Texas A&M is 133rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 17th in the country.
Tennessee is 226th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 82nd in the nation. The Volunteers are 65th in the country in offensive rating with 111.8, and their defensive rating of 99.1 is ranked 131st. In terms of pace they are 204th in Division 1 with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 166th. As a team they are 112th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 229th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/Tennessee college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Tennessee -5
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