Texas A&M Aggies vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 1/23/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Saturday, January 23, 2021
Location: The Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Texas A&M (-12)
The Texas A&M Aggies (7-5) travel to The Pavilion at Ole Miss on Saturday where they'll meet the Ole Miss Rebels (7-6). The line on this game has Texas A&M as 12-point favorites. The O/U is set at 134.
Texas A&M comes into this contest with a win-loss record of 7-5 for the season. The Aggies are hitting 29.8% on 3-pointers (73 of 245) and 71.5% from the free throw line. They are averaging 64.0 pts per contest (316th in Division 1) while connecting on 42.6% from the field. They lose possession by turning the ball over 16.3 times per game and as a team are committing 16.8 fouls per game. As a team, Texas A&M is grabbing 32.8 boards per game and has 141 dimes this year, which is 231st in the nation in terms of passing the ball. Defensively, the Aggies are able to force 16.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 18.9 personal fouls. They currently rank 294th in the nation in allowing assists to the opposition with 196 relinquished on the campaign. The Aggies defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.4% (285 of 642) and they concede 31.2 boards per game as a team. They are giving up 34.0% on 3-point shots and they rank 54th in the nation in points per game allowed (64.7).
The Texas A&M Aggies faced the Missouri Tigers and took a loss by a final of 68-52 in their last game. Texas A&M finished the contest having earned a 36.5% field goal percentage (19 out of 52) and made 6 of 20 shots from beyond the arc. At the free throw line, the Aggies converted 8 of 13 shots for a percentage of 61.5%. In reference to rebounding, they compiled a total of 31 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 10 dimes in the game while having 6 steals and 2 blocked shots. When discussing defense, Texas A&M allowed the other team to go 36.5% from the floor on 19 out of 52 shooting. Missouri distributed 15 assists and had 8 steals for this game. Additionally, the Tigers collected 32 boards (9 offensive, 23 defensive) and got 2 blocks. Missouri finished the game at 72.7% from the charity stripe by converting 8 of their 11 shots. They converted 6 of their 22 tries from beyond the arc.
Andre Gordon is one player who was a contributor for this game. He walked away with 19 points on 7 out of 12 shooting. He was on the court for 31 mins and collected 2 rebounds. Gordon finished shooting 58.3% from the field and recorded 4 dimes. One more player that was a factor in this game for the Aggies was Jay Jay Chandler. He pulled down 5 rebounds and collected 2 dimes. He finished the contest at 33.3% from the field in this matchup by shooting 4-of-12 (11 points). At the conclusion of this game, Chandler played 28 minutes.
Ole Miss has a win-loss mark of 7-6 this year. When it comes to offense, the Rebels are hitting on 44.5% from the floor, which ranks them 175th in the country. Ole Miss has accounted for 925 pts on the year (71.2 per contest) and they grab 37.4 rebounds per contest. They are dishing out assists 13.7 times per game (160th in college basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 13.6 times per contest. The Rebels are committing 17.8 fouls per contest and they connect on 66.4% from the charity stripe. The Rebels on the defensive side of the court are 31st in college basketball in points allowed per contest with 62.5. They have relinquished 11.5 assists and 33.3 boards on a nightly basis, ranking them 79th and 100th in those defensive categories. The Ole Miss defense concedes 36.1% on shots from beyond the perimeter (92 of 255) and opponents are knocking down 73.5% of their free throw shots. They are able to force 17.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 40.7% from the field (78th in Division 1).
When they last stepped on the court, the Ole Miss Rebels took home the win by a final score of 64-46 when they played the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The Rebels were able to pull down 25 defensive boards and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 34 in the game. They also turned away 5 attempts while getting 10 steals in the matchup. The Bulldogs committed 9 personal fouls for the matchup which got the Rebels to the free throw line for 8 attempts. They were able to knock down 7 of the free throws for a clip of 87.5%. In regard to three-point attempts, Ole Miss made 5 of their 18 tries (27.8%). When the final whistle blew, the Rebels finished the game shooting 26 out of 57 from the floor which gave them a rate of 45.6%. The Rebels permitted the Bulldogs to make 18 of their 52 attempts from the field which had them sitting at 34.6% for the game. They wrapped up this game 28.6% from beyond the arc via 4 of 14 and finished the game at 6 of 10 from the free throw line (60.0%). In relation to how they attacked the glass, Ole Miss allowed Mississippi State to collect 30 overall (7 offensive).
Devontae Shuler ended up being a major contributor for the Rebels in the game. He knocked down 8 of 13 for this game giving him a rate of 61.5%, which had him finishing with 22 points. Shuler pulled down 3 rebounds in his 33 mins and had 2 dimes for this game. One more player that was important for Ole Miss was Jarkel Joiner. He ended up with 12 points in his 36 minutes played via 4 of 12 shooting in this matchup. Joiner ended the game having shot 33.3% from the field in addition to totaling 2 assists and 5 boards.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Texas A&M (-12)
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