Texas A&M at Mississippi State NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Humphrey Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Mississippi State as 10.5 point favorites.
Texas A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-16. They currently have a point differential of -0.8 as they are averaging 70.7 points per contest while giving up 71.5 per game. Mississippi State has an overall mark of 21-9. They are averaging 76.8 points per contest and giving up 69.9, which is a point differential of 6.9.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 14-15-0 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 11-18-0 against the over/under
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 15-14-1 against the spread
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 14-16-0 against the over/under
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
02/27/19 G TJ Starks Shoulder is out for season
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
02/16/19 G Nick Weatherspoon Suspension is out indefinitely
Wendell Mitchell comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Savion Flagg averages 12.8 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 18.4 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Lamar Peters averages 11.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.8 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas A&M averages 70.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 236th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 228th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 342nd in the nation. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game, which ranks them 42nd and 274th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 88th with 14.0 per game. The Aggies allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 180th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 65th and 94th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 264th and they give up 15.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 304th place in Division 1. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 144th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Mississippi State is 75th in the country with 76.8 points per game this year. They are 54th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.9. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 55th in the nation. They are 157th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game, and 131st in assists per contest with 13.9. The Bulldogs are 139th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Bulldogs surrender 69.9 points per contest, which ranks them 140th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 166th and 227th in those defensive statistics. They rank 120th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 52nd with 32.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 240th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game.
The Aggies are 243rd in the nation in offensive rating with 101.2. In terms of pace they are 152nd in the country with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 272nd. As a team they are 274th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 236th in Division 1. Texas A&M is 94th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Mississippi State is 143rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 111, which is ranked 42nd. They are 217th in D-1 in pace with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 55th. As a unit they are 54th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 175th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/Mississippi State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Mississippi State -10.5
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