Texas vs Texas A&M NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 12/8/2019
Game: Texas Longhorns vs Texas A&M Aggies
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Location: Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Texas A&M +9.5
The Texas Longhorns travel to Dickies Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Sunday, December 8, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 9.5 point favorites.
Texas heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-1. They currently have a point differential of 8.5 as they are averaging 68.0 points per contest while giving up 59.5 per game. Texas A&M has an overall mark of 3-4. They are averaging 57.1 points per contest and giving up 63.6, which is a point differential of -6.4.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 3-5-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Important Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 0-7-0 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 1-6-0 against the over/under
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
11/25/19 G TJ Starks Suspension is out for season
Andrew Jones averages 12.4 points per game in 24.8 minutes per contest. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 2.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Matt Coleman comes into this contest averaging 13.8 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Josh Nebo averages 10.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 0.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Savion Flagg averages 11.0 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns allow 59.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 120th and 164th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 113th, and they give up 8.8 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the NCAA. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in the nation. Texas averages 68.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 262nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 164th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 232nd in D-1. They average 32.6 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 302nd and 131st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 244th with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies surrender 63.6 points per contest, which ranks them 80th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 86th and 89th in those defensive statistics. They rank 232nd with 13.3 assists allowed per contest, and 301st with 38.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 247th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per game. Texas A&M is 341st in the country with 57.1 points per game this year. They are 342nd in the D-1 in shooting at 37%, while their average scoring margin is -6.4. They shoot 24% from 3-point range, which is good for 346th in the nation. They are 304th in the country in rebounding with 32.6 boards per game and 336th in assists per contest with 9.7. The Aggies are 113th in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 102.8, which is ranked 150th. They are 319th in college basketball in pace with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 136th. As a unit they are 162nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 28th in D-1. Texas is 170th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
Texas A&M is 55th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 84.2, which is ranked 340th. They are 292nd in D-1 in pace with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 42% is 343rd. As a unit they are 336th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 46% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 71st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas/Texas A&M college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Texas A&M +9.5
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