Texas A&M Aggies vs Missouri Tigers Prediction, 1/15/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs Missouri Tigers
Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022
Location: Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO
Mizzou Arena is where the Missouri Tigers (7-8) will attempt to defeat the Texas A&M Aggies (14-2) on Saturday.
The Texas A&M Aggies stepped onto the hardwood against Ole Miss and notched a win by a score of 67-51 in their last contest. In the matter of personal fouls, the Aggies ended up finishing with 14 while Ole Miss had 10 personal fouls. They also converted 5 of their 22 tries from 3-point range. Ole Miss finished the contest at 76.9% from the free throw line by converting 10 of 13 attempts. Additionally, Ole Miss pulled down 26 boards (8 offensive, 18 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Ole Miss recorded 9 assists and had 10 steals in this contest. In terms of defending, Texas A&M allowed the other team to shoot 34.6% from the field on 18 of 52 shooting. They also recorded 15 assists in the matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 13 turnovers and having 9 steals. In the matter of getting rebounds, they earned 29 with 5 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Aggies buried 4 of their 7 attempts for a rate of 57.1%. Texas A&M walked away from the game having earned a 55.8% field goal percentage (29 out of 52) and converted 5 of 18 3-point shots.
Henry Coleman is one guy who was a major contributor for the matchup. He walked away from this one shooting 90.0% from the floor but didn't record a dime. He saw the court for 32 minutes played and also snagged 6 rebounds. He ended up scoring 18 points on 9 of 10 shooting.
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Texas A&M enters this matchup with a win-loss mark of 14-2 for the campaign. They are turning it over 13.1 times per game and as a squad they are committing 16.2 personal fouls per game. As a unit, Texas A&M is snagging 35.6 boards per contest and is sitting with 251 dimes this year, which ranks 41st in the country in terms of passing the ball. The Aggies are shooting 38.1% on shots from downtown (126 of 331) and 63.6% from the charity stripe. They average 76.6 pts per game (85th in D-1) while shooting 47.5% from the field.
On defense, the Aggies are forcing 18.7 turnovers per contest and they draw 16.4 fouls. They are surrendering 32.1% on three-point shots while they are 49th in college hoops in points per game allowed (62.8). The Aggies defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 40.4% (356 of 881) and they relinquish 33.2 rebounds per game as a unit. They rank 304th in college basketball in giving up assists with 226 surrendered for the campaign.
In their last game, the Missouri Tigers took a loss by a final score of 87-43 when they played Arkansas. When it comes to rebounding, Missouri allowed Arkansas to collect 37 in all (11 on the offensive glass). They finished 21.1% from distance by going 4 out of 19 and ended up going 19 out of 26 from the charity stripe (73.1%). The Tigers permitted Arkansas to bury 32 out of 64 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.0% for the contest. When this game wrapped up, the Tigers shot 14 out of 48 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 29.2%. When talking about 3-point attempts, Missouri knocked down 2 of their 16 tries (12.5%). They were able to convert 13 of them for a rate of 92.9%. Arkansas was called for 15 fouls in the game which took the Tigers to the free throw line for a total of 14 shots. They also coughed up the ball 23 times, while earning 5 steals for the contest. The Tigers recorded 22 defensive boards and 5 offensive boards for a total of 27 for the game.
Javon Pickett ended up being a major contributor for the Tigers for the game. He earned 12 points in his 33 mins of playing time and had 1 assist in this game. He made 4 of 9 in the matchup giving him a rate of 44.4%, and accounted for 2 rebounds.
Missouri has a mark of 7-8 on the campaign. The Tigers commit 16.9 fouls every game and they shoot 73.0% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists is at 11.2 times per game (310th in D-1) and they are giving up possession 14.4 times per game. Missouri has 1,001 pts for the season (66.7 per contest) and they pull in 37.0 boards per contest. As an offense, the Tigers are connecting on 40.4% from the floor, which ranks 323rd in the country.
The Missouri defense allows 37.2% on three-point shots (120 of 323) and their opponents are knocking down 66.2% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have relinquished 12.9 dimes and 34.2 boards every game, which ranks 200th and 149th in D-1. The Tigers defensively are ranked 280th in college hoops in PPG surrendered with 72.8. They are forcing 13.3 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 45.9% from the floor (322nd in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Missouri
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