Vanderbilt at Texas A&M NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 3/2/2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
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The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Reed Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Texas A&M as 5.5 point favorites.
Vanderbilt comes into this game with an overall record of 9-19. They currently have a point differential of -1.9 as they are averaging 70.1 points per game while giving up 72.1 per contest. Texas A&M has an overall record of 12-15. They are averaging 71.5 points per game and surrendering 72.0, good for a point differential of -0.5.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 11-17-0 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 10-16-2 against the over/under
Important Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 13-14-0 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 11-16-0 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 12.8 points per game in 31.7 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 70%. Simisola Shittu comes into this contest averaging 11.5 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 59%.
Savion Flagg averages 12.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 63%. Wendell Mitchell averages 13.4 points per game while playing 29.8 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 41% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores allow 72.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 197th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 108th and 123rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 204th, and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 82nd place in the NCAA. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 34th in the nation. Vanderbilt averages 70.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 255th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 256th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 281st in D-1. They average 36.0 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 144th and 287th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 88th with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies surrender 72.0 points per contest, which ranks them 195th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 74th and 96th in those defensive statistics. They rank 299th with 15.0 assists allowed per contest, and 270th with 36.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 147th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game. Texas A&M is 214th in the country with 71.5 points per game this year. They are 205th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.5. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 336th in the nation. They are 52nd in the country in rebounding with 38.0 boards per game and 270th in assists per contest with 12.3. The Aggies are 84th in turnovers per game with 14.1.
The Commodores are 260th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.3. In terms of pace they are 164th in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 257th. As a team they are 233rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 98th in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 66th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions.
Texas A&M is 89th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 101.8, which is ranked 223rd. They are 140th in D-1 in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 256th. As a unit they are 254th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 225th 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 -5.5
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