Texas A&M vs Alabama Predictions, College Basketball Picks 2/19/2020
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs Alabama Crimson Tide
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Alabama -12.5
The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Coleman Coliseum to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Alabama as 12.5 point favorites.
Texas A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-12. They currently have a point differential of -2.8 as they are averaging 61.2 points per contest while giving up 64.0 per game. Alabama has an overall mark of 14-11. They are averaging 83.2 points per contest and giving up 79.0, which is a point differential of 4.2.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 10-14-0 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 10-14-0 against the over/under
Important Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 18-7-0 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 17-8-0 against the over/under
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
11/25/19 G TJ Starks Suspension is out for season
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/11/19 G Jahvon Quinerly Eligibility is out for season
11/05/19 F Juwan Gary Knee is out for season
01/04/20 F James Rojas ACL is out for season
Josh Nebo comes into this contest averaging 11.4 points per game while playing 28.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 63%. Savion Flagg averages 9.7 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Kira Lewis Jr. averages 17.5 points per game while playing 37.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 5.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. John Petty averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas A&M averages 61.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 341st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 343rd. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 348th in the nation. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 10.4 assists per game, which ranks them 220th and 330th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 95th with 14.0 per game. The Aggies allow 64.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 42nd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 52nd and 87th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 196th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 282nd place in Division 1. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 278th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Alabama is 2nd in the country with 83.2 points per game this year. They are 164th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 88th in the nation. They are 10th in the NCAA in rebounding with 40.6 boards per game, and 89th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Crimson Tide are 42nd in turnovers per game with 15.1. The Crimson Tide surrender 79.0 points per contest, which ranks them 334th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 88th and 32nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 91st with 11.5 assists allowed per contest and 345th with 40.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Crimson Tide are 186th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game.
The Aggies are 329th in the nation in offensive rating with 92.7. In terms of pace they are 327th in the country with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 44% is 344th. As a team they are 337th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 95th in Division 1. Texas A&M is 55th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions.
Alabama is 154th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Crimson Tide have an offensive rating of 105.8, which is ranked 93rd. They are 3rd in D-1 in pace with 77.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 71st. As a unit they are 72nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/Alabama college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Alabama -12.5
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