Texas A&M vs. Mississippi State - 2/22/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mississippi State Bulldogs (17-9) at Texas A&M Aggies (13-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 3:30 pm (Reed Arena)
The Line: Texas A&M Aggies +4.5 -- Over/Under: 133 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Texas A&M Aggies (13-12) will host the Mississippi State Bulldogs (17-9) on Saturday, February 22nd for a SEC Conference match up at Reed Arena in College Station, TX. The game is scheduled for a 2:30PM central tip off.
Texas A&M will enter this match up with two straight wins over Georgia and Alabama. The most recent match up against Alabama resulted in a 74-68 victory with Quenton Jackson leading the way with 20 points and 4 rebounds. As a team the Aggies shot 34.6% from the field and shot 45.8% from the three-point line.
On the season, Texas A&M is averaging 61.7 points per game while shooting only 39.0% from the field. They are holding their opponents to 64.1 points per game. They are averaging 5.8 three pointers per game and are averaging 14.2 turnover a game.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are coming off two victories also with close wins over South Carolina and Arkansas. In the most recent match up against South Carolina, Nick Weatherspoon led the team with 18 points, 6 assists and 3 rebounds. For the game the Bulldogs shot the ball 14 times less than South Carolina but were able to take advantage at the free throw line as they went to the free throw line an impressive 36 times.
On the season, Mississippi State are averaging 73.6 points per game and are giving up 67.8. As a team they are shooting 46.6% from the field while their opponent is shooting 42.4%. The Bulldogs have an impressive offense with all 5 starters averaging at least 10ppg and the sixth man DJ Stewart close behind at 9.6ppg. The Bulldogs have struggled on the road this season at 3-5 on the year.
Texas A&M is 3-2 ATS in their last 5 whereas Mississippi State have struggled and gone 1-5 ATS in their last 5 games. Between both teams the over has hit in 7 of the last 10 games. I don’t have a play on a particular team, but I’ll take the over in this one.