Northern Iowa vs. Texas A&M - 3/20/16 NCAA Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Iowa Panthers (23-12) at Texas A&M Aggies (27-8)
College Basketball: Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 7:40 pm (Chesapeake Energy Arena)
The Line: Texas A&M Aggies -6.5 -- Over/Under: 127 See the Latest Odds
The Northern Iowa Panthers and Texas A&M Aggies meet Sunday in the NCAA Tournament at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Northern Iowa Panthers look for another win after beating Texas on Friday. The Northern Iowa Panthers are averaging 67.8 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 63.2 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Wes Washpun is averaging 14.3 points and 5.1 assists while Matt Bohannon is averaging 11.7 points and 4.1 rebounds. Paul Jesperson is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Jeremy Morgan is dishing 2.3 assists. The Northern Iowa Panthers are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Panthers are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30 rebounds per game. The Northern Iowa Panthers are 6-1 this season on neutral courts.
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The Texas A&M Aggies look for another win after beating Green Bay on Friday. The Texas A&M Aggies are averaging 76.4 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 65.5 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Danuel House is averaging 15.6 points and 2.2 assists while Jalen Jones is averaging 15.4 points and seven rebounds. Tyler Davis is the third double-digit scorer and Alex Caruso is dishing 5.1 assists. The Texas A&M Aggies are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 67.5 percent from the free throw line. The Aggies are allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game. The Texas A&M Aggies are 5-2 this season on neutral courts.
The Panthers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 NCAA Tournament games and 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games. The Aggies are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 NCAA Tournament games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
It's time to start taking the Northern Iowa Panthers serious, as this is a team that now has wins over Stephen F Austin, North Carolina, Iowa State, Wichita State and Texas. Why can't Texas A&M be the latest team to lose to the Panthers? I'm taking the points.