Missouri Tigers vs Texas A&M Aggies Prediction, 2/5/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Missouri Tigers vs Texas A&M Aggies
Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022
Location: Reed Arena in College Station, TX
The Missouri Tigers (8-13) are hitting the road to Reed Arena on Saturday where they will attempt to defeat the Texas A&M Aggies (15-7).
The Missouri Tigers faced off with Florida and took a loss by a final of 66-65 in their last contest. Missouri finished having earned a 50.0% FG percentage (24 out of 48) and buried 5 of 13 shots from distance. From the free throw line, the Tigers knocked down 12 of their 17 tries for a rate of 70.6%. Concerning grabbing rebounds, they compiled a total of 24 with 5 of them being offensive. They also recorded 14 dimes for the matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 15 turnovers and earning 9 steals. In regard to defense, Missouri let their opponent shoot 39.5% from the floor on 17 of 43 shooting. Florida earned 7 assists and had 6 steals in the game. Additionally, Florida pulled down 21 rebounds (5 offensive, 16 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Florida finished 84.6% when shooting free throws by making 22 of their 26 attempts. They also made 10 of their 23 shots from downtown. In the matter of fouls, the Tigers left the arena with 21 while Florida accounted for 17 fouls.
Ronnie Degray is one guy who was a contributor in the matchup. He notched 13 points on 6 of 7 shooting. He was on the court for 28 mins and collected 3 rebounds. He ended up going 85.7% from the field and also recorded 1 assist.
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Missouri enters this game with a record of 8-13 this year. They turn it over 14.4 times per game and as a team are committing 17.3 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Missouri is pulling down 35.8 rebounds per contest and has accumulated 247 assists on the season, which ranks 252nd in Division 1 in terms of passing. The Tigers are shooting 27.9% on 3-point shots (110 of 394) and 71.3% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 66.1 points per contest (305th in the country) while connecting on 42.4% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Tigers have forced 13.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 16.2 fouls. They rank 180th in Division 1 in giving up assists with 258 conceded so far this year. The Tigers defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 43.6% (529 of 1,213) and they surrender 34.6 rebounds per game as a team. They surrender 35.2% on shots from beyond the arc and they are ranked 226th in D-1 in opponents points per game (70.8).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Texas A&M Aggies walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 90-80 against Tennessee. Concerning rebounds, Texas A&M permitted Tennessee to grab 32 in total (15 on the offensive glass). They shot 42.3% from distance by going 11 of 26 and finished the contest at 21 out of 27 at the free throw line (77.8%). The Aggies allowed Tennessee to convert 29 out of their 57 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.9% for this game. When the final whistle blew, the Aggies ended up going 26 out of 56 from the floor which had them shooting 46.4%. Regarding shooting from downtown, Texas A&M made 7 of 22 tries (31.8%). They were able to make 21 of the free throws for a percentage of 84.0%. Tennessee was called for 21 fouls for the contest which got the Aggies to the free throw line for 25 tries. They also turned it over 16 times, while recording 13 steals for the contest. The Aggies were able to collect 14 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive boards totaling 23 in this contest.
Henry Coleman ended up being a factor for the Aggies for this game. He tallied 12 points in his 26 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 3 dimes for this contest. He made 2 out of 6 for this contest for a field goal percentage of 33.3%, and accumulated 2 rebounds.
Texas A&M has a record of 15-7 on the campaign. In terms of offensive execution, the Aggies are hitting on 45.2% from the field, which is ranked 123rd in college basketball. Texas A&M has earned 1,630 points for the season (74.1 per game) and they collect 35.7 rebounds per game. They are assisting teammates 14.4 times per contest (105th in college basketball) and they cough up possession 13.5 times per contest. The Aggies are responsible for committing 17.5 fouls per game and they shoot 65.6% from the charity stripe.
The Aggies on defense are ranked 82nd in college hoops in points per game surrendered with 65.6. They are forcing their opponents into 18.1 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 41.1% from the floor (79th in college hoops). The Texas A&M defense gives up 33.6% on shots from beyond the perimeter (154 of 459) and their opponents are converting on 73.4% of their free throw shots. They have given up 14.6 assists and 34.5 rebounds per game, which ranks 309th and 162nd in D-1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Texas A&M
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