Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Texas A&M Aggies - 1/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas A&M Aggies (17-2) at Arkansas Razorbacks (9-10)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bud Walton Arena)
The Line: Arkansas Razorbacks -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas A&M Aggies will travel to play the Arkansas Razorbacks in a SEC game on Wednesday.
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 9-10 (3-4) and are coming off of a loss to Georgia by a score of 76-73. Arkansas has lost 3 games in a row, after winning their previous 3 games. Arkansas is averaging 82.3 points per game while giving up 76.1 points per game. Arkansas is also averaging 37.7 rebounds per game and 17.7 assists per game. Dusty Hannahs is averaging 16.6 points per game and 2.3 rebounds per game for Arkansas. Moses Kingsley is averaging 16.4 points per game and 9.3 rebounds per game for the Razorbacks. Arkansas is shooting 71.1% on free throws, 43.4% on three-pointers, and 46.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Texas A&M Aggies are 17-2 (7-0) and are coming off of a win against Missouri by a score of 66-53. Texas A&M is undefeated in conference play and has a two game lead in the SEC standings. Texas A&M is averaging 78.3 points per game while giving up 63.7 points per game. Texas A&M is also averaging 38.9 rebounds per game and 19 assists per game. Jalen Jones is averaging 17.5 points per game and 6.8 rebounds per game for Texas A&M. Danuel House is averaging 15.3 points per game and 5.1 rebounds per game for the Aggies. Texas A&M is shooting 64.7% on free throws, 36.8% on three-pointers, and 46.4% on all field goal attempts.
Texas A&M defeated Arkansas by a score of 92-69 on January 3. Texas A&M led by 21 points at halftime and cruised to the easy victory. Anthlon Bell led Arkansas with 16 points and 6 rebounds. Jalen Jones led Texas A&M with 28 points and 7 rebounds. Texas A&M out rebounded Arkansas by a total of 40-38 and added 20 assists in their victory.
Texas A&M is 2-0-2 ATS in their last 4 games following a loss. The under is 4-0 in Texas A&M’s last 4 games. Arkansas is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS loss. Arkansas is 5-14 ATS in their last 19 Wednesday games. The under is 4-1 in the Arkansas last 5 home games. Texas A&M is 5-1 ATS in these two teams last 6 meetings.
Texas A&M is playing very well right now, but will be on the road for this matchup. Arkansas has a high scoring offense, but also gives up a lot of points on defense. Texas A&M plays much better defense and has the rebounding advantage in this matchup. Texas A&M handled Arkansas in their first matchup and I do not see that changing in this game.