Texas A&M at Arkansas College Basketball Betting Tips 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Bud Walton Arena
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The Texas A&M Aggies head to Bud Walton Arena to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 5.5 point favorites.
Texas A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-14. They currently have a point differential of -0.4 as they are averaging 71.6 points per contest while giving up 72.0 per game. Arkansas has an overall mark of 14-12. They are averaging 76.1 points per contest and giving up 73.4, which is a point differential of 2.7.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 12-13-0 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 10-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 11-15-0 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 8-17-1 against the over/under this year
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/09/18 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
01/19/19 G Jordan Phillips Transferred has left team
Wendell Mitchell comes into this game averaging 13.1 points per contest while playing 29.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 66% while his free throw percentage is 80%. TJ Starks averages 12.7 points per contest in 28.1 minutes per game. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Daniel Gafford scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.7 rebounds per contest and has 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage is at 59%. Mason Jones averages 14.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.2 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas A&M averages 71.6 points per contest, which is 214th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 208th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 326th in the nation. They average 38.0 boards per contest and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 52nd and 254th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 88th with 14.1 per game. The Aggies allow 72.0 points per contest, which is 193rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 80th and 153rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 273rd, and they allow 15.2 assists per game which puts them in 312th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 160th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas is 90th in the nation with 76.1 points per contest this season. They are 188th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.7. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 263rd in the NCAA. They are 211th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.9 boards per contest and 36th in assists per game with 15.8. The Razorbacks are 106th in turnovers per contest with 13.9. The Razorbacks give up 73.4 points per game, which ranks them 231st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 89th and 175th in those defensive statistics. They rank 180th with 13.1 dimes allowed per game and 328th with 38.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Razorbacks are 336th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.6 per contest this year.
The Aggies are 225th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.9. In terms of pace they are 142nd in the country with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 254th. As a team they are 253rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 222nd in Division 1. Texas A&M is 100th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Arkansas is 170th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 103.1, which is ranked 186th. They are 43rd in D-1 in pace with 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 208th. As a unit they are 213th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 187th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/Arkansas college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Texas A&M +5.5
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