Texas A&M Aggies vs Auburn Tigers Prediction, 2/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs Auburn Tigers
Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Location: Auburn Arena in Auburn, AL
Auburn Arena is where the Auburn Tigers (22-2) will meet the Texas A&M Aggies (15-9) on Saturday.
The Texas A&M Aggies stepped onto the hardwood against LSU and went home with a loss by a final score of 76-68 in their last contest. Regarding personal fouls, the Aggies ended up finishing with 19 while LSU totaled 25 personal fouls. They made 8 out of their 16 tries from beyond the perimeter. LSU finished 69.2% at the charity stripe by burying 18 of their 26 attempts. Furthermore, LSU collected 37 rebounds (10 offensive, 27 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. LSU dished out 17 assists and had 10 steals for the game. In terms of the defense, Texas A&M let their opponent shoot 49.0% from the field on 25 of 51 shooting. They also recorded 11 dimes for this contest as well as forcing 21 turnovers and getting 14 steals. When it comes to getting rebounds, they collected 36 with 19 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Aggies made 18 of their 29 shots for a percentage of 62.1%. Texas A&M finished the contest having earned a 32.8% FG percentage (21 out of 64) and made 8 of their 30 shots from beyond the arc.
Henry Coleman is a player who had an impact in this game. He accounted for 12 points on 3 of 8 shooting. He was on the court for 32 minutes played and pulled down 12 boards. He finished the game shooting 37.5% from the field but finished the game without a dime.
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Texas A&M will play this contest with a win-loss mark of 15-9 on the campaign. They are averaging 73.5 pts per contest (119th in the country) while going 44.6% from the floor. The Aggies are shooting 34.0% on shots from downtown (175 of 514) and 65.6% from the free throw line. As a unit, Texas A&M is snagging 35.3 rebounds per game and has accounted for 342 dimes so far this year, which is 86th in college hoops in terms of passing. They are giving up possession 13.3 times per contest and as a team are committing 17.5 personal fouls per contest.
On the defensive end, the Aggies are forcing 18.0 turnovers every game while drawing 17.4 personal fouls. They are 328th in the nation in allowing assists to the opposition with 355 surrendered this season. The Aggies are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 42.0% (551 of 1,313) and they relinquish 34.5 rebounds per game as a squad. They surrender 34.2% on shots from distance and they are ranked 97th in college hoops in points per game allowed (66.2).
In their last game, the Auburn Tigers took a loss by a score of 80-76 when they faced Arkansas. The Tigers were able to snag 34 defensive boards and 21 offensive boards totaling 55 in the game. They coughed up the ball 19 times, while earning 5 steals for the contest. Arkansas had 17 fouls for the game which got the Tigers to the free throw line for a total of 17 tries. They were able to knock down 8 of those for a clip of 47.1%. In regard to shooting from beyond the arc, Auburn made 8 of 32 tries (25.0%). When the final whistle blew, the Tigers finished 30 for 80 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 37.5%. The Tigers allowed Arkansas to knock down 23 out of 67 tries from the field which left them with a rate of 34.3% in this contest. They finished 29.6% from 3-point land by shooting 8 of 27 and ended up shooting 26 of 32 from the free throw line (81.3%). In reference to how they rebounded, Auburn permitted Arkansas to pull down 41 overall (10 on the offensive glass).
Walker Kessler ended up being a major contributor for the Tigers for the matchup. He scored 16 points in his 33 minutes on the hardwood, but wasn't able to earn an assist. He converted 6 out of 11 for the game for a field goal rate of 54.5%, and had 19 rebounds.
Auburn has a record of 22-2 this season. The Tigers are responsible for committing 18.4 fouls every game and they shoot 73.2% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 14.4 times per contest (96th in the nation) and they cough up possession 11.7 times per game. Auburn has scored 1,924 points for the season (80.2 per contest) and they average 40.6 boards per game. As an offensive team, the Tigers are connecting on 44.7% from the field, which has them ranked 146th in college basketball.
The Tigers on defense are ranked 125th in D-1 in points allowed per game with 67.0. They are able to force 15.0 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 38.8% from the floor (18th in the nation). The Auburn defense allows 31.7% on shots from distance (168 of 530) and opponents are knocking down 72.5% of their free throw shots. They have given up 11.2 assists and 35.5 boards every game, which has them ranked 69th and 231st 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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