Texas A&M at Missouri College Basketball Picks and Tips 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Mizzou Arena to play the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Missouri as 3 point favorites.
Texas A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-13. They currently have a point differential of -1.8 as they are averaging 71.7 points per contest while giving up 73.5 per game. Missouri has an overall record of 11-10. They are averaging 68.0 points per game and surrendering 68.2, good for a point differential of -0.2.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 9-12-0 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 9-12-0 against the over/under
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 8-10-3 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 10-11-0 against the over/under
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
10/22/18 F Jontay Porter ACL is out for season
02/05/19 G Mark Smith Ankle is questionable
Wendell Mitchell averages 12.3 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. TJ Starks comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Mark Smith averages 12.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Jordan Geist averages 13.7 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 73.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 234th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 96th and 178th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 288th, and they give up 15.2 assists per contest which puts them in 310th place in the NCAA. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 146th in the nation. Texas A&M averages 71.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 216th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -1.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 225th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 322nd in D-1. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 48th and 235th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 90th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 68.2 points per contest, which ranks them 99th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 135th and 106th in those defensive statistics. They rank 108th with 12.2 assists allowed per contest, and 70th with 32.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 105th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game. Missouri is 294th in the country with 68.0 points per game this year. They are 260th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -0.2. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 62nd in the nation. They are 202nd in the country in rebounding with 35.2 boards per game and 328th in assists per contest with 11.0. The Tigers are 83rd in turnovers per game with 14.3.
The Aggies are 240th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.4. In terms of pace they are 131st in the country with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 261st. As a team they are 268th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 225th in Division 1. Texas A&M is 104th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Missouri is 48th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 259th in the country in offensive rating with 100.3. In terms of pace they are 306th in Division 1 with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 208th. As a team they are 214th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 98th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/Missouri college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Missouri -3
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