Auburn at Vanderbilt College Basketball Game Picks 2/16/2019
Saturday, February 16, 2019
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The Auburn Tigers head to Memorial Gymnasium to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 9 point favorites.
Auburn comes into this game with an overall record of 16-8. They currently have a point differential of 13.9 as they are averaging 82.4 points per game while giving up 68.5 per contest. Vanderbilt has an overall mark of 9-15. They are averaging 72.9 points per contest and giving up 73.2, which is a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 11-11-1 against the spread this season
The Auburn Tigers are 12-10-1 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 9-15-0 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 10-12-2 against the over/under this year
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
11/23/18 G Darius Garland Ankle is out for season
Bryce Brown comes into this game averaging 16.3 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Jared Harper averages 15.4 points per contest in 33.4 minutes per game. He averages 6.1 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Simisola Shittu scores 11.7 points per contest while playing 27.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 62%. Saben Lee averages 13.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Auburn averages 82.4 points per contest, which is 22nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 128th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 52nd in the nation. They average 37.2 boards per contest and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 92nd and 57th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 162nd with 13.3 per game. The Tigers allow 68.5 points per contest, which is 101st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 105th and 234th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 156th, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 94th place in the country. They force 18.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 347th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt is 177th in the nation with 72.9 points per contest this season. They are 221st in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 236th in the NCAA. They are 143rd in D-1 in rebounding with 36.1 boards per contest and 272nd in assists per game with 12.2. The Commodores are 111th in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Commodores give up 73.2 points per game, which ranks them 225th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 120th and 111th in those defensive statistics. They rank 87th with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 223rd with 35.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Commodores are 46th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 14th in the nation in offensive rating with 114.8. In terms of pace they are 102nd in the country with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 52nd. As a team they are 71st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 15th in Division 1. Auburn is 250th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
Vanderbilt is 111th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 102.6, which is ranked 203rd. They are 128th in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 207th. As a unit they are 180th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 95th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Auburn/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Auburn -9
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