Texas A&M vs. Mississippi State - 1/13/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mississippi State Bulldogs (7-8) at Texas A&M Aggies (9-5)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Reed Arena)
The Line: Texas A&M Aggies -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Texas A&M Aggies and the Mississippi State Bulldogs face off on Tuesday in Reed Arena for a SEC college basketball battle.
The Texas A&M Aggies are 9-5 this season and are coming off of a game effort in a double-overtime loss to Kentucky. Texas A&M Is averaging 67.8 points and they are shooting 45.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 62 points and their opponents are shooting 39.6 percent. Jalen Jones is averaging 13.2 points and 5.9 rebounds per game to lead the Aggies. Danuel House is averaging 12.6 points, Kourtney Roberson is averaging 8.3 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Alex Caruso is averaging 8.1 points and 6.1 assists. Texas A&M is 7-1 at home this season and 0-2 in SEC play.
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 7-8 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. MSU is averaging 59.6 points and they are shooting 43 percent while defensively they are allowing 59 points and their opponents are shooting 42 percent. Fred Thomas leads the Bulldogs averaging 10.7 points. Gavin Ware is averaging 10.1 points and 6.2 rebounds, Roquez Johnson is averaging 9.9 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Travis Daniels is averaging 7.4 points and 5.1 rebounds. Mississippi State is 0-3 on the road this season.
Texas A&M is 10-3 against the spread in their last 13 home games, 7-2 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 1-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Mississippi State is 10-26-1 against the spread in their last 37 road games, 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games, and 0-4-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread.
This is a big number but I look for the Aggies to cover is at MSU has underperformed so far this season.