Texas A&M at Mississippi State NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Mississippi State as 7 point favorites.
Texas A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-17. They currently have a point differential of -0.6 as they are averaging 70.9 points per contest while giving up 71.5 per game. Mississippi State has an overall mark of 22-9. They are averaging 77.3 points per contest and giving up 70.2, which is a point differential of 7.1.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 15-15-1 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 12-18-0 against the over/under
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 15-14-2 against the spread
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 15-16-0 against the over/under
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
02/16/19 G Nick Weatherspoon Suspension is out indefinitely
Savion Flagg averages 13.1 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%. Wendell Mitchell comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Lamar Peters averages 11.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.0 rebounds per contest and 5.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 64%. Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 18.5 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.9 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%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 182nd in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 74th and 91st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 254th, and they give up 15.0 assists per contest which puts them in 303rd place in the NCAA. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 151st in the nation. Texas A&M averages 70.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 223rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 206th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 325th in D-1. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 58th and 283rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 88th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs surrender 70.2 points per contest, which ranks them 154th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 173rd and 235th in those defensive statistics. They rank 115th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest, and 50th with 32.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 234th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game. Mississippi State is 66th in the country with 77.3 points per game this year. They are 49th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.1. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 39th in the nation. They are 152nd in the country in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game and 111th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Bulldogs are 135th in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Aggies are 219th in the nation in offensive rating with 102. In terms of pace they are 163rd in the country with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 254th. As a team they are 256th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 245th in Division 1. Texas A&M is 92nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Mississippi State is 149th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs have an offensive rating of 111.6, which is ranked 39th. They are 206th in D-1 in pace with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 43rd. As a unit they are 46th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 165th 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 -7
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