LSU at Texas A&M NCAA Basketball Picks 1/30/2019
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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The LSU Tigers travel to Reed Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has LSU as 5.5 point favorites.
LSU comes into this game with an overall record of 16-3. They currently have a point differential of 10.8 as they are averaging 83.2 points per game while giving up 72.4 per contest. Texas A&M has an overall record of 8-10. They are averaging 72.3 points per game and surrendering 72.4, good for a point differential of -0.1.
Valuable LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 10-8-1 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 12-7-0 against the over/under
Important Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 8-10-0 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 8-10-0 against the over/under
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Skylar Mays averages 13.8 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%. Tremont Waters comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 35% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Savion Flagg averages 12.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 63%. TJ Starks averages 12.8 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 72.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 206th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 140th and 169th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 100th, and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 47th place in the NCAA. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 316th in the nation. LSU averages 83.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 42nd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 203rd in D-1. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 92nd and 126th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 102nd with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies surrender 72.4 points per contest, which ranks them 208th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 68th and 182nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 287th with 14.7 assists allowed per contest, and 286th with 37.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 167th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game. Texas A&M is 210th in the country with 72.3 points per game this year. They are 205th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.1. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 335th in the nation. They are 41st in the country in rebounding with 38.9 boards per game and 235th in assists per contest with 12.8. The Aggies are 98th in turnovers per game with 14.2.
The Tigers are 26th in the nation in offensive rating with 113. In terms of pace they are 81st in the country with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 66th. As a team they are 33rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 246th in Division 1. LSU is 166th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Texas A&M is 111th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 101.8, which is ranked 225th. They are 121st in D-1 in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 250th. As a unit they are 247th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 240th in the country.
Who will win tonight's LSU/Texas A&M college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Texas A&M +5.5
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