Kansas State at Texas A&M NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
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The Kansas State Wildcats travel to Reed Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas State as 4.5 point favorites.
Kansas State comes into this game with an overall record of 15-4. They currently have a point differential of 6.7 as they are averaging 65.2 points per game while giving up 58.5 per contest. Texas A&M has an overall record of 7-10. They are averaging 72.8 points per game and surrendering 73.6, good for a point differential of -0.8.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 10-9-0 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 6-13-0 against the over/under
Important Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 7-10-0 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 8-9-0 against the over/under
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Barry Brown comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 34% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 70%. Dean Wade averages 13.3 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
TJ Starks averages 12.9 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage is at 66%. Savion Flagg averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State averages 65.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 325th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 261st. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 301st in the nation. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 219th and 200th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 285th with 12.0 per game. The Wildcats allow 58.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 34th and 33rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 32nd and they give up 11.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 46th place in Division 1. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 283rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas A&M is 199th in the country with 72.8 points per game this year. They are 224th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.8. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 337th in the nation. They are 43rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.1 boards per game, and 238th in assists per contest with 12.7. The Aggies are 131st in turnovers per game with 13.8. The Aggies surrender 73.6 points per contest, which ranks them 235th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 86th and 218th in those defensive statistics. They rank 283rd with 14.7 assists allowed per contest and 303rd with 37.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 167th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game.
The Wildcats are 291st in the nation in offensive rating with 98. In terms of pace they are 324th in the country with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 292nd. As a team they are 305th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 261st in Division 1. Kansas State is 222nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Texas A&M is 151st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 102.1, which is ranked 222nd. They are 115th in D-1 in pace with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 268th. As a unit they are 264th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 242nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kansas State/Texas A&M college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Texas A&M +4.5
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