Texas A&M Aggies vs. Arkansas Razorbacks

The Texas A&M Aggies and the Arkansas Razorbacks face off on Wednesday for a SEC college basketball match up. The Aggies are -1 point favorites over the Razorbacks with an over/under point total set at 140.
The Texas A&M Aggies are playing their first SEC conference game and after winning three of their last four games they hope to carry the momentum forward. Texas A&M has played the 135th ranked schedule going 8-1 at home thus far this season. As a team the Aggies are averaging 65.2 points, 12.9 assists, and they are shooting 46 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.2 points, 12.8 assists, and their opponents are shooting 39.6 percent. Elston Turner is averaging 15.5 points, Ray Turner is averaging 12 points and 6.6 rebounds, and Fabyon Harris is averaging 9.7 points. Texas A&M travels to Kentucky in their next game and then hosts Florida.
The Arkansas Razorbacks are playing their best basketball of the season but we are going to find out if it is them playing well or just the schedule getting softer. Arkansas has played the 98th ranked schedule but they are 1-3 in games played away from home. As a team Arkansas is averaging 82.9 points, 16.5 assists, and they are shooting 46.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.2 points, 11.6 assists, and their opponents are shooting 42.6 percent. B.J. Young is averaging 17.7 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 4.2 assists, Marshawn Powell is averaging 15.2 points and 5.6 rebounds, and Mardracus Wade and Hunter Mickelson are averaging 7.8 points. Mike Anderson seems to have the Hogs moving in the right direction.
Texas A&M is 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 home games, 6-2 against the spread against the SEC, and 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games against a team with a losing road record. Arkansas is 17-42 against the spread in their last 59 road games, 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 games overall, and 1-6 against the spread in their last seven SEC games.
This one should be fairly close but laying the small number Texas A&M is the play here.

Pick
Texas A&M Aggies -1 Arkansas Razorbacks

January 9, 2013 by : Posted in College Basketball, Sportsbook No Comments

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