Vanderbilt at Texas A&M College Basketball Picks and Tips 3/13/2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Texas A&M as 4 point favorites.
Vanderbilt comes into this game with an overall record of 9-22. They currently have a point differential of -3.8 as they are averaging 68.6 points per game while giving up 72.5 per contest. Texas A&M has an overall record of 13-17. They are averaging 71.0 points per game and surrendering 72.2, good for a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 11-20-0 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 10-19-2 against the over/under
Important Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 14-15-1 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 12-18-0 against the over/under
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
11/23/18 G Darius Garland Ankle is out for season
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
02/27/19 G TJ Starks Shoulder is out for season
Saben Lee averages 12.5 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%. Aaron Nesmith comes into this contest averaging 11.2 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Savion Flagg averages 13.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.7 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Wendell Mitchell averages 13.5 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 209th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 133rd and 209th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 219th, and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 107th place in the NCAA. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 38th in the nation. Vanderbilt averages 68.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 278th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -3.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 288th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 306th in D-1. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 154th and 287th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 70th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies surrender 72.2 points per contest, which ranks them 197th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 79th and 129th in those defensive statistics. They rank 321st with 15.3 assists allowed per contest, and 265th with 36.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 150th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game. Texas A&M is 224th in the country with 71.0 points per game this year. They are 219th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -1.2. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 337th in the nation. They are 53rd in the country in rebounding with 37.9 boards per game and 280th in assists per contest with 12.0. The Aggies are 89th in turnovers per game with 13.9.
The Commodores are 295th in the nation in offensive rating with 98.9. In terms of pace they are 182nd in the country with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 275th. As a team they are 273rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 90th in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 54th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions.
Texas A&M is 96th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 101.7, which is ranked 226th. They are 151st in D-1 in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 263rd. As a unit they are 264th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 235th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Vanderbilt/Texas A&M college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Texas A&M -4
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