Texas A&M Aggies vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 2/28/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Location: The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
The Texas A&M Aggies (21-8) are hitting the road to The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss on Tuesday where they will compete against the Ole Miss Rebels (11-18).
The Texas A&M Aggies played Mississippi State and took a loss by a final of 69-62 in their last contest. Texas A&M ended the contest with a 39.5% FG percentage (17 out of 43) and converted 8 of their 22 three-point attempts. At the charity stripe, the Aggies converted 20 of their 26 shots for a percentage of 76.9%. Pertaining to grabbing boards, they earned a total of 28 with 7 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 9 dimes in the matchup while forcing the opposition into 10 turnovers and getting 2 steals. In relation to defending, Texas A&M allowed their opponent to shoot 44.2% from the field on 23 of 52 shooting. Mississippi State totaled 13 assists and had 12 steals for the game. On top of that, Mississippi State grabbed 28 boards (10 offensive, 18 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Mississippi State shot 66.7% when shooting free throws by burying 20 of their 30 attempts. They made 3 out of their 21 tries from 3-point land. In relation to personal fouls, the Aggies ended up finishing with 24 and Mississippi State recorded 20 personal fouls.
Julius Marble is a player who was a major factor for the game. He totaled 21 points on 6 out of 10 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 33 minutes and also grabbed 9 rebounds. He finished 60.0% from the field but had no assists at the end of the game.
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Texas A&M will enter this matchup with a win-loss record of 21-8 for the campaign. They turn it over 12.4 times per game and as a team they are committing 18.8 personal fouls every game. As a team, Texas A&M is grabbing 36.8 rebounds per contest and has totaled 373 dimes for the season, which is 224th in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. The Aggies are connecting on 33.1% on 3-pointers (182 of 550) and 75.6% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 73.7 pts per contest (133rd in the nation) while hitting 44.1% from the floor.
Defensively, the Aggies are able to force 14.0 turnovers per game and they draw 20.5 personal fouls. They are giving up 32.4% from beyond the arc and they are ranked 70th in college hoops in points per game allowed (65.9). The Aggies are giving up a FG percentage of 40.4% (635 of 1,572) and they surrender 31.3 rebounds per game as a unit. They currently rank 197th in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 379 surrendered for the season.
When they last stepped on the court, the Ole Miss Rebels got the victory with a final of 82-69 when they played LSU. Regarding how they rebounded, Ole Miss permitted LSU to get 22 in total (5 on the offensive glass). They finished 25.9% from distance by hitting 7 out of 27 and ended up shooting 14 out of 15 at the free throw line (93.3%). The Rebels permitted LSU to make 24 out of their 54 tries from the field which had them at 44.4% for the game. Overall, the Rebels went 32 out of 58 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 55.2%. Regarding shots from downtown, Ole Miss buried 9 out of 21 tries (42.9%). They were able to knock down 9 of those for a rate of 100.0%. LSU committed 10 fouls for the matchup which took the Rebels to the charity stripe for 9 tries. They turned it over 10 times, while recording 8 steals for the game. The Rebels were able to corral 20 defensive boards and 5 offensive rebounds for a total of 25 for this game.
Jaemyn Brakefield ended up having an impact for the Rebels for the game. He had 23 points in his 35 minutes on the court and added 3 assists for this game. He made 8 of 10 in this matchup for a rate of 80.0%, and had 10 rebounds.
Ole Miss has a mark of 11-18 so far this season. As an offensive unit, the Rebels are shooting 42.2% from the floor, which ranks them 304th in college basketball. Ole Miss has accounted for 1,967 pts for the campaign (67.8 per game) and they average 36.1 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 12.8 times per game (206th in the country) and they turn it over 12.1 times per contest. The Rebels are responsible for committing 16.3 fouls per game and they hit 69.3% from the free throw line.
The Rebels on defense are ranked 150th in college basketball in points allowed per contest with 68.9. They are forcing 12.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 43.5% from the floor (171st in the nation). The Ole Miss defense concedes 34.5% from downtown (190 of 551) and opponents are connecting on 74.0% of their free throw attempts. They give up 13.7 dimes and 34.2 rebounds every game, which is ranked 254th and 194th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Texas A&M
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