Arkansas vs Texas A&M Predictions, NCAA Basketball Picks 3/7/2020
Game: Arkansas Razorbacks vs Texas A&M Aggies
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Location: Reed Arena in College Station, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Texas A&M +4
The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Reed Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Arkansas as 4 point favorites.
Arkansas comes into this game with an overall record of 19-11. They currently have a point differential of 6.4 as they are averaging 75.7 points per game while giving up 69.3 per contest. Texas A&M has an overall mark of 15-14. They are averaging 62.7 points per contest and giving up 65.0, which is a point differential of -2.4.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 15-15-0 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 18-12-0 against the over/under
Important Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 13-16-0 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 12-16-1 against the over/under
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
11/25/19 G TJ Starks Suspension is out for season
Mason Jones comes into this contest averaging 21.8 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 67% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 83%. Isaiah Joe averages 16.6 points per game in 36.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Josh Nebo averages 12.2 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is at 63%. Savion Flagg averages 10.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas averages 75.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 58th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 149th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 217th in the nation. They average 31.7 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game, which ranks them 332nd and 280th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 317th with 11.3 per game. The Razorbacks allow 69.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 172nd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 175th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 316th and they give up 10.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 17th place in Division 1. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 323rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas A&M is 337th in the country with 62.7 points per game this year. They are 333rd in Division 1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -2.4. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 336th in the nation. They are 266th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.7 boards per game, and 318th in assists per contest with 11.0. The Aggies are 97th in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Aggies surrender 65.0 points per contest, which ranks them 59th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 66th and 137th in those defensive statistics. They rank 303rd with 14.5 assists allowed per contest and 159th with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aggies are 286th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game.
The Razorbacks are 119th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.2. In terms of pace they are 68th in the country with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 151st. As a team they are 104th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 142nd in Division 1. Arkansas is 330th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Texas A&M is 50th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 95.1, which is ranked 312th. They are 328th in D-1 in pace with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 327th. As a unit they are 310th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 88th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas/Texas A&M college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Texas A&M +4
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