Texas A&M at Vanderbilt College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/24/2018
Saturday, February 24, 2018
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Vanderbilt as 1 point favorites.
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Texas A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-11. They currently have a point differential of 5.6 as they are averaging 75.4 points per contest while giving up 69.9 per game. Vanderbilt has an overall record of 11-17. They are averaging 72.3 points per game and surrendering 73.5, good for a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 11-14 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 12-12 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-17 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 13-12 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 Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
01/23/18 G Matthew Fisher-Davis Shoulder is out for season
Admon Gilder averages 12.1 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Tyler Davis averages 14.4 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 49% while his free throw percentage is at 65%.
Riley LaChance averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Jeff Roberson averages 16.7 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 113th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 17th and 45th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 195th, and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 265th place in the country. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 31st in college basketball. Texas A&M averages 75.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 139th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 118th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 292nd in D-1. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 42nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 105th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores surrender 73.5 points per contest, which ranks them 212th in the country. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 287th and 291st in those defensive statistics. They rank 76th with 12.0 assists allowed per contest, and 101st with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Commodores are 4th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.0 per game this season. Vanderbilt is 227th in Division 1 with 72.3 points per game this year. They are 248th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 233rd in the nation. They are 248th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.1 boards per game and 289th in assists per contest with 12.0. The Commodores are 283rd in turnovers per game with 11.8.
The Aggies are 79th in the country in defensive rating with 98.7, and their offensive rating of 106.6 is ranked 134th. They are 119th in college basketball in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 169th. As a unit they are 207th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 272nd in D-1. Texas A&M is 143rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 19th in the country.
Vanderbilt is 242nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 246th in Division 1. The Commodores are 313th in the nation in defensive rating with 109.5, and their offensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 114th. They are 318th in D-1 in pace with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 182nd. As a unit they are 135th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Vanderbilt -1
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