Tigers vs. Aggies Prediction
The 14th-ranked Auburn Tigers have won all nine of their games at home this season, but are 0-2 in true road games. Can Auburn find the winning formula tonight on the road at the Texas A&M Aggies?
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Reed Arena at 7PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Tigers are a 5-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 150 points. As of Wednesday morning, 61 percent of public bets are coming in on visiting Auburn. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for up-to-date information.
Tigers roll past Bulldogs
Auburn improved to 12-3 overall and 1-1 in the SEC Saturday with a 93-78 home victory over Georgia. The Tigers led 45-38 at halftime and padded the advantage after the break. Auburn shot 26-of-58 from the floor, 11-of-29 from 3-point distance and 15-of-20 at the free throw line. Jared Harper paced the Tigers with 22 points on 6-of-15 shooting including 4-of-9 from 3-point distance plus 6-of-6 at the free throw line. Bryce Brown had 15 points, two rebounds and two assists. Anfernee McLemore tallied 15 points, nine boards and two blocked shots off the bench. Samir Doughty contributed 11 points, three caroms, three assists and two steals. Malik Dunbar added 11 points and two steals as a reserve.
Starks hits game-winning 3-pointer
T.J. Starks hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer Saturday to lift Texas A&M to an 81-80 victory at Alabama and ending its three-game losing streak. The Aggies trailed 43-32 at halftime before rallying back. Texas A&M shot 28-of-64 from the floor, 3-of-19 from 3-point range and 22-of-30 from the free throw line. Josh Nebo led the way with 21 points off the bench on 10-of-12 shooting plus 1-of-1 from the free throw line. He also recorded seven rebounds and four blocked shots. Wendell Mitchell tallied 18 points and six rebounds, while Savion Flagg accounted for 16 points along with seven boards and two assists. Starks added 12 points, four rebounds and two assists.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Tigers are 2-6-1 ATS in their last nine road games. Auburn is 1-5 ATS in its last six games versus the SEC.
The Aggies are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 home games. Texas A&M is 5-2 ATS in its last seven games overall.
The Aggies played Kentucky fairly tough on the road and then won the thriller at Alabama, but could be looking at a letdown here. Auburn is ranked 10th nationally in adjusted offensive efficiency, while Texas A&M’s biggest struggles are on the defensive end. Coming in off such a big high could be cause for disaster against what is a much better opponent.
NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: AUBURN TIGERS -5