Missouri vs. Texas A&M - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas A&M Aggies (21-7) at Missouri Tigers (10-18)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Mizzou Arena)
The Line: Missouri Tigers +8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas A&M Aggies and Missouri Tigers meet Saturday afternoon at the Mizzou Arena.
The Texas A&M Aggies look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Texas A&M Aggies are averaging 75.7 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 65.8 points on 41 percent shooting. Jalen Jones is averaging 15.5 points and 7.1 rebounds while Danuel House is averaging 15.4 points and 2.5 assists. Tyler Davis is the third double-digit scorer and Alex Caruso is dishing 4.9 assists. The Texas A&M Aggies are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. The Aggies are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The Texas A&M Aggies have lost four straight road games.
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The Missouri Tigers need a win after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The Missouri Tigers are averaging 68.4 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 72 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Kevin Puryear is averaging 11.6 points and 4.7 rebounds while Wes Clark is averaging 9.8 points and three assists. Namon Wright is grabbing 5.1 rebounds and Terrence Phillips is dishing 3.3 assists. The Missouri Tigers are shooting 30.4 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Tigers are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.9 rebounds per game. The Missouri Tigers have lost four of their last six home games.
The Aggies are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Tigers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 6-0-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Aggies are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Missouri and 14-6 ATS in the last 20 meetings overall.
Missouri is simply a bad basketball team that has already been beaten up by Texas A&M this season. The Tigers can't keep up with the Aggies on the offensive end. Give me the road team by double digits.