Auburn at Mississippi State NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
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The Auburn Tigers travel to Humphrey Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Mississippi State as 1 point favorites.
Auburn heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-5. They currently have a point differential of 15.7 as they are averaging 83.8 points per contest while giving up 68.1 per game. Mississippi State has an overall mark of 14-4. They are averaging 77.7 points per contest and giving up 68.6, which is a point differential of 9.1.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 8-8-1 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 10-7-0 against the over/under
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 8-10-0 against the spread
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 9-9-0 against the over/under
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
01/21/19 C Austin Wiley Leg is out indefinitely
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jared Harper averages 15.3 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest. He averages 6.6 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Bryce Brown comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Lamar Peters averages 12.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.8 rebounds per contest and 5.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 64%. Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 16.8 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 68.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 99th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 111th and 234th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 158th, and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 81st place in the NCAA. They force 19.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 347th in the nation. Auburn averages 83.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 18th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 15.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 155th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 104th in D-1. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 56th and 42nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 191st with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 68.6 points per contest, which ranks them 109th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 123rd and 214th in those defensive statistics. They rank 86th with 12.0 assists allowed per contest, and 34th with 31.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 181st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game. Mississippi State is 81st in the country with 77.7 points per game this year. They are 64th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 9.1. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 57th in the nation. They are 125th in the country in rebounding with 36.7 boards per game and 76th in assists per contest with 15.1. The Bulldogs are 177th in turnovers per game with 13.2.
The Tigers are 15th in the nation in offensive rating with 115.5. In terms of pace they are 109th in the country with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 97th. As a team they are 118th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 22nd in Division 1. Auburn is 292nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Mississippi State is 183rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 112, which is ranked 39th. They are 243rd in D-1 in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 60th. As a unit they are 60th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 146th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Auburn/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Mississippi State -1
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