Arkansas Razorbacks vs Texas A&M Aggies Prediction, 1/8/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arkansas Razorbacks vs Texas A&M Aggies
Date: Saturday, January 8, 2022
Location: Reed Arena in College Station, TX
Reed Arena is the location where the Texas A&M Aggies (12-2) will compete against the Arkansas Razorbacks (10-4) on Saturday.
The Arkansas Razorbacks played Vanderbilt and went home with a loss by a final score of 75-74 in their last contest. Concerning personal fouls, the Razorbacks ended up finishing with 20 while Vanderbilt totaled 26 personal fouls. They also made 10 of 25 attempts from long range. Vanderbilt finished the game at 73.1% at the charity stripe by knocking down 19 of 26 attempts. In addition, Vanderbilt collected 32 boards (7 offensive, 25 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Vanderbilt earned 13 assists and had 7 steals in this game. In relation to defending, Arkansas allowed the other team to go 44.2% from the floor on 23 of 52 shooting. They also doled out 14 dimes for this game as well as forcing the other team into 17 turnovers and getting 11 steals. In reference to grabbing rebounds, they collected 26 with 7 of them being of the offensive variety. From the free throw line, the Razorbacks converted 18 of their 28 attempts for a percentage of 64.3%. Arkansas wrapped up the game having earned a 46.3% field goal percentage (25 of 54) and knocked down 6 out of their 22 3-pointers.
Au'Diese Toney is a guy who had an impact in this matchup. He went 85.7% from the field and also dished out 3 assists. He was on the court for 36 mins played and also pulled down 3 rebounds. He recorded 20 points on 6 of 7 shooting.
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Arkansas comes into this contest with a win-loss record of 10-4 for the campaign. They turn it over 12.4 times per game and as a squad they are committing 16.1 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Arkansas is grabbing 37.5 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 221 dimes for the year, which is 44th in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. The Razorbacks are hitting 30.2% on shots from 3-point land (92 of 305) and 72.8% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 80.0 pts per contest (35th in the nation) while shooting 46.2% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Razorbacks are forcing 14.8 turnovers per game and they draw 18.5 personal fouls. They relinquish 36.3% on 3-point attempts and they are 243rd in college basketball in points per game allowed (70.9). The Razorbacks defensively are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 43.2% (345 of 799) and they surrender 32.1 boards per game as a basketball team. They rank 294th in college basketball in giving up assists with 196 conceded on the campaign.
The last time they took the court, the Texas A&M Aggies walked away with a victory by a final of 81-79 when they played Georgia. With respect to attacking the glass, Texas A&M permitted Georgia to get 27 overall (10 offensive). They finished 35.0% from 3-point land by connecting on 7 out of 20 and finished the contest at 14 of 16 from the free throw line (87.5%). The Aggies permitted Georgia to make 29 of their 56 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 51.8% in the game. When the final whistle blew, the Aggies finished 30 out of 60 from the floor which gave them a rate of 50.0%. With respect to shots from beyond the perimeter, Texas A&M buried 11 of 23 tries (47.8%). They were able to convert 10 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 71.4%. Georgia committed 9 fouls in this matchup which got the Aggies to the free throw line for a total of 14 tries. They gave up possession 14 times, while earning 12 steals in this matchup. The Aggies were able to corral 17 defensive boards and 13 offensive rebounds for a total of 30 for the game.
Henry Coleman ended up being a major contributor for the Aggies for this contest. He converted 8 of 11 for this game giving him a rate of 72.7%, and had 7 rebounds. He recorded 23 points in his 31 mins on the court and added 2 assists in this game.
Texas A&M has a win-loss record of 12-2 this season. The Aggies are committing 15.5 fouls per contest and they go 64.9% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 15.7 times per contest (63rd in Division 1) and they are losing possession via turnover 13.1 times per game. Texas A&M has accounted for 1,072 points this year (76.6 per contest) and they grab 36.2 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Aggies are hitting on 46.4% from the floor, which has them ranked 85th in college basketball.
The Aggies defensively are ranked 54th in D-1 in PPG given up with 62.4. They are forcing 19.1 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 40.8% from the field (100th in the nation). The Texas A&M defense gives up 32.8% on 3-point shots (102 of 311) and opponents are knocking down 73.8% of their shots from the charity stripe. They relinquish 14.4 dimes and 32.6 boards per game, which is ranked 300th and 93rd in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Texas A&M
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