South Carolina vs Texas A&M Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: South Carolina Gamecocks vs Texas A&M Aggies
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: Reed Arena in College Station, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Texas A&M -2
The South Carolina Gamecocks head to Reed Arena to take on the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 2 point favorites.
South Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 9-7. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 69.2 points per game while giving up 66.1 per contest. Texas A&M has an overall mark of 8-7. They are averaging 60.3 points per contest and giving up 61.6, which is a point differential of -1.3.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 8-8-0 against the spread this season
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 8-7-1 against the over/under this year
Important Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 6-9-0 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 4-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
11/25/19 G TJ Starks Suspension is out for season
Jermaine Cousinard averages 10.1 points per contest in 22.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 3.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%. A.J. Lawson comes into this game averaging 13.9 points per contest while playing 27.9 minutes per night. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 72% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Savion Flagg averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Josh Nebo scores 12.1 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.9 rebounds per contest and has 0.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 72% and his free throw percentage is at 61%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Gamecocks allow 66.1 points per contest which is 103rd in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 86th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 165th, and they allow 11.4 assists per game which puts them in 85th place in D-1. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 290th in Division 1. South Carolina averages 69.2 points per contest, which is 240th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 250th. From 3-point territory they shoot 29%, which is good for 333rd in the nation. They average 37.5 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 107th and 179th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 180th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies give up 61.6 points per game, which ranks them 34th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 232nd with 13.3 dimes allowed per game and 206th with 35.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Aggies are 207th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest. Texas A&M is 343rd in the country with 60.3 points per contest this season. They are 328th in D-1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -1.3. They shoot 26% from beyond the arc, which is good for 348th in the country. They are 207th in the nation in rebounding with 35.1 boards per contest and 314th in assists per game with 11.0. The Aggies are 114th in turnovers per contest with 14.3.
The Gamecocks have an offensive rating of 96.9, which is ranked 266th. They are 111th in college basketball in pace with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 310th. As a unit they are 326th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 328th in D-1. South Carolina is 234th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Texas A&M is 49th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 90.9, which is ranked 332nd. They are 328th in D-1 in pace with 65.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 331st. As a unit they are 328th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 112th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take South Carolina +2 and over 125.5 total points
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