Alabama at Texas A&M College Basketball Picks and Tips 2/19/2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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The Alabama Crimson Tide travel to Reed Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Alabama as 2.5 point favorites.
Alabama comes into this game with an overall record of 15-10. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 74.4 points per game while giving up 72.5 per contest. Texas A&M has an overall mark of 10-14. They are averaging 71.8 points per contest and giving up 72.6, which is a point differential of -0.8.
Valuable Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 11-13-1 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 14-10-1 against the over/under
Important Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 11-13-0 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 10-14-0 against the over/under
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/29/18 F Javian Davis-Fleming Knee is out indefinitely
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
02/18/19 G TJ Starks Facial left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Alabama
John Petty averages 11.2 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Kira Lewis Jr. comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Wendell Mitchell averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 81%. TJ Starks averages 13.0 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Crimson Tide allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 205th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 232nd and 177th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 100th, and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 51st place in the NCAA. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 70th in the nation. Alabama averages 74.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 137th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 139th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 189th in D-1. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 72nd and 261st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 146th with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies surrender 72.6 points per contest, which ranks them 209th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 77th and 166th in those defensive statistics. They rank 309th with 15.3 assists allowed per contest, and 282nd with 36.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 156th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game. Texas A&M is 205th in the country with 71.8 points per game this year. They are 199th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.8. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 322nd in the nation. They are 49th in the country in rebounding with 38.0 boards per game and 247th in assists per contest with 12.6. The Aggies are 89th in turnovers per game with 14.1.
The Crimson Tide are 128th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.1. In terms of pace they are 146th in the country with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 161st. As a team they are 147th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 230th in Division 1. Alabama is 151st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Texas A&M is 105th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 102.1, which is ranked 223rd. They are 133rd in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 247th. As a unit they are 254th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 229th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Alabama/Texas A&M college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Texas A&M +2.5
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