Texas A&M Aggies vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs - 2/24/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mississippi State Bulldogs (12-14) at Texas A&M Aggies (20-7)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Reed Arena)
The Line: Texas A&M Aggies -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Mississippi State Bulldogs will travel to play the Texas A&M Aggies in a SEC game on Wednesday.
The Texas A&M Aggies are 20-7 (9-5) and are coming off of a win against Kentucky by a score of 79-77. Texas A&M has won 2 games in a row and is currently tied for 2nd in the SEC standings. Texas A&M defeated Mississippi State by a score of 61-60 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Texas A&M is averaging 76 points per game while giving up 65.8 points per game. Texas A&M is also averaging 38.3 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per game. Jalen Jones is averaging 16 points per game and 7 rebounds per game for Texas A&M. Danuel House is averaging 15.4 points per game and 5 rebounds per game for the Aggies. Texas A&M is shooting 66.1% on free throws, 36.4% on three-pointers, and 45.5% on all field goal attempts.
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 12-14 (5-9) and are coming off of a win against Alabama by a score of 67-61. Mississippi State has won 2 games in a row and is currently 12th in the SEC standings. Mississippi State is averaging 75.5 points per game while giving up 73 points per game. Mississippi State is also averaging 35 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game. Gavin Ware is averaging 15.9 points per game and 7.3 rebounds per game for Mississippi State. Craig Sword is averaging 12.5 points per game and 4 rebounds per game for the Bulldogs. Mississippi State is shooting 72.5% on free throws, 32.6% on three-pointers, and 46.1% on all field goal attempts.
Mississippi State is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS win. Mississippi State is 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 Wednesday games. Texas A&M is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games. Texas A&M is 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 home games. The under is 10-2 in Texas A&M’s 12 games.
Texas A&M is the better team in this matchup and should be able to win easily at home. Texas A&M is the better defensive team and has the rebounding advantage in this game. I like Texas A&M here.