Auburn Tigers vs. Texas A&M Aggies - 3/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas A&M Aggies (22-7) at Auburn Tigers (11-17)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Auburn Arena)
The Line: Auburn Tigers +9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The #21 Texas A&M Aggies go on the road for an SEC battle with the Auburn Tigers.
The #21 Texas A&M Aggies sit atop the SEC which has generally been the throne of Kentucky but the team has earned with their ability to both score and defend. The Aggies have won four in a row after downing Missouri 94-69 as a ten point road favorite on Saturday. A 50-33 lead after 20 minutes ended this from a competitive standpoint behind nearly 52% marksmanship which was good enough for seven more field goals versus the 42% shooting Tigers. Jalen Jones paced the Aggies attack with a game high 20 points and six pulls with Danuel House and Admon Guilder netting 14 points apiece. Tonny Trocha-Moreios tossed in 12 while DJ Hogg and Tyler Davis combined for 17 points.
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The Auburn Tigers are just out of the SEC cellar but that means they will have to face one of the conference giants in the conference playoffs and logic says their season will be over. The Tigers are coming off of a 65-57 loss at Alabama on Saturday as an eleven point underdog where the Crimson Tide pulled away late. The Tigers shot the ball better at 42.6%-39% but also gave the ball away 18 times and hurt themselves with a 12-27 effort at the foul line. Bryce Brown paced Auburn with 14 points on 5-9 from the floor with Cimmeon Bowers adding 12 points and 13 rebounds. Horace Spencer tossed in ten while TJ Dunans chipped in with nine points and five assists.
Texas A&M are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 Tuesday games and the under is 11-3 in their last 14 overall while going 10-3 in their last 13 vs. Southeastern. The under is 13-5-1 in Auburn last 19 overall and the under is 16-7-1 in their last 24 vs. Southeastern. The road team is 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings and the over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings. Unless I’m missing something the only choice is the Aggies…