Texas A&M vs Vanderbilt Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Vanderbilt -7
The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Vanderbilt as 7 point favorites.
Texas A&M comes into this game with an overall record of 7-6. They currently have a point differential of -2.6 as they are averaging 57.8 points per game while giving up 60.4 per contest. Vanderbilt has an overall record of 8-6. They are averaging 79.2 points per game and surrendering 73.4, good for a point differential of 5.9.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 4-9-0 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 3-10-0 against the over/under
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-6-1 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 12-2-0 against the over/under
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
11/25/19 G TJ Starks Suspension is out for season
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
12/19/19 F Clevon Brown Knee is out indefinitely
Savion Flagg averages 11.2 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%. Wendell Mitchell comes into this contest averaging 7.7 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Scotty Pippen Jr. averages 10.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.0 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Aaron Nesmith averages 23.0 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Aggies allow 60.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 39th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 179th, and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 209th place in the NCAA. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 175th in the nation. Texas A&M averages 57.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 344th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 339th. Behind the arc they shoot 23% which is good for 350th in D-1. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 10.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 204th and 324th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 69th with 15.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores surrender 73.4 points per contest, which ranks them 279th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 271st and 307th in those defensive statistics. They rank 164th with 12.3 assists allowed per contest, and 148th with 34.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Commodores are 231st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game. Vanderbilt is 36th in the country with 79.2 points per game this year. They are 41st in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.9. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the nation. They are 255th in the country in rebounding with 34.3 boards per game and 144th in assists per contest with 13.9. The Commodores are 219th in turnovers per game with 13.1.
The Aggies are 341st in the nation in offensive rating with 87.2. In terms of pace they are 324th in the country with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 44% is 341st. As a team they are 333rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 112th in Division 1. Texas A&M is 21st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.9 times per 100 possessions.
Vanderbilt is 233rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 110.5, which is ranked 28th. They are 168th in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 14th. As a unit they are 19th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 43rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas A&M/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Vanderbilt -7
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