Texas A&M vs LSU Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/29/2020
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs LSU Tigers
Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Location: Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: LSU -10.5
The Texas A&M Aggies head to Pete Maravich Assembly Center to take on the LSU Tigers on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The opening line for this game has LSU as 10.5 point favorites.
Texas A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-13. They currently have a point differential of -2.1 as they are averaging 62.6 points per contest while giving up 64.7 per game. LSU has an overall record of 19-9. They are averaging 80.3 points per game and surrendering 73.5, good for a point differential of 6.8.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 12-15-0 against the spread this season
The Texas A&M Aggies are 11-15-1 against the over/under this year
Important LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 12-15-1 against the spread this season
The LSU Tigers are 17-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
11/25/19 G TJ Starks Suspension is out for season
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
02/27/20 G Charles Manning Jr. Foot is out 4-6 weeks
Josh Nebo comes into this game averaging 12.0 points per contest while playing 28.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 64%. Savion Flagg averages 10.3 points per contest in 31.6 minutes per game. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Skylar Mays scores 15.9 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Trendon Watford averages 13.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas A&M averages 62.6 points per contest, which is 336th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -2.1 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 334th. From 3-point territory they shoot 28%, which is good for 342nd in the nation. They average 33.9 boards per contest and 10.9 assists per game, which ranks them 260th and 321st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 88th with 14.1 per game. The Aggies allow 64.7 points per contest, which is 55th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 71st and 136th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 165th, and they allow 14.5 assists per game which puts them in 299th place in the country. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 297th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
LSU is 13th in the nation with 80.3 points per contest this season. They are 29th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.8. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 266th in the NCAA. They are 19th in D-1 in rebounding with 39.9 boards per contest and 201st in assists per game with 12.8. The Tigers are 194th in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Tigers give up 73.5 points per game, which ranks them 283rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 147th and 286th in those defensive statistics. They rank 208th with 12.9 dimes allowed per game and 92nd with 33.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 83rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year.
The Aggies are 315th in the nation in offensive rating with 94.8. In terms of pace they are 327th in the country with 65.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 333rd. As a team they are 312th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 92nd in Division 1. Texas A&M is 45th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions.
LSU is 253rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 112.3, which is ranked 7th. They are 103rd in D-1 in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 67th. As a unit they are 38th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 274th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/LSU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Texas A&M +10.5
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