Texas A&M at Kentucky College Basketball Parlay 1/8/2019
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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The Texas A&M Aggies head to Rupp Arena to take on the Kentucky Wildcats on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 13.5 point favorites.
Texas A&M comes into this game with an overall record of 6-6. They currently have a point differential of 3.9 as they are averaging 75.1 points per game while giving up 71.2 per contest. Kentucky has an overall mark of 10-3. They are averaging 82.5 points per contest and giving up 70.0, which is a point differential of 12.5.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 4-8-0 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 4-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 6-7-0 against the spread this season
The Kentucky Wildcats are 6-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
11/16/18 G Admon Gilder Hamstring is out indefinitely
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
12/14/18 G Quade Green Transferred is out for season
Savion Flagg averages 12.7 points per contest in 32.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 8.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 57%. TJ Starks comes into this game averaging 14.3 points per contest while playing 29.0 minutes per night. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Reid Travis averages 14.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Keldon Johnson scores 16.5 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 71.2 points per contest which is 180th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 47th and 116th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 269th, and they allow 14.7 assists per game which puts them in 280th place in D-1. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 200th in Division 1. Texas A&M averages 75.1 points per contest, which is 154th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 185th. From 3-point territory they shoot 28%, which is good for 338th in the nation. They average 41.7 boards per contest and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 146th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 115th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 70.0 points per game, which ranks them 147th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 130th and 331st in those defensive statistics. They rank 126th with 12.4 dimes allowed per game and 3rd with 28.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 259th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per contest. Kentucky is 35th in the country with 82.5 points per contest this season. They are 31st in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 12.5. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 134th in the country. They are 67th in the nation in rebounding with 38.8 boards per contest and 119th in assists per game with 14.5. The Wildcats are 144th in turnovers per contest with 13.9.
The Aggies are 185th in the nation in offensive rating with 104. In terms of pace they are 106th in the country with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 234th. As a team they are 245th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 249th in Division 1. Texas A&M is 146th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
Kentucky is 169th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 113.7, which is ranked 35th. They are 121st in D-1 in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 68th. As a unit they are 35th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 332nd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Texas A&M +13.5 and over 146.5 total points
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