Aggies open as college hoops underdog vs Billikens
Texas A&M Aggies vs Saint Louis Billikens Odds
The visiting Texas A&M Aggies hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at Sprint Center against the Saint Louis Billikens.
Sprint Center is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.
The Billikens bring a 1-1 record (0-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 3-0 Aggies, who are 2-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Saint Louis go 0-0 so far and the Aggies go 1-1.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Billikens as 5.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Billikens rated this week at No. 264 and the Aggies sitting at No. 171. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 86-71 result in favor of the Aggies.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Saint Louis's No. 184-ranked offense, averaging 69 PPG, against a Aggies defense that ranks No. 101 at 61 PPG. The Billikens field goal percentage has averaged 43.7% so far, less than the Aggies marksmen have achieved on the year, 47% per game.
Defensively, Texas A&M features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Saint Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 215 nationally in scoring at home.
Texas A&M won its last outing, an 81-59 result against Prairie View A&M on November 15. Texas A&M cruised to victory on Thursday, running Prairie View A&M out of the gym and running up an 81-59 score at Reed Arena.
Saint Louis lost its last outing, a 74-62 result against Santa Clara on November 14. They failed to cover in that game as a 11.5-point favorite. The Billikens got 13 points from Rob Loe, but it was Santa Clara that prevailed in a 74-62 final on Wednesday at Chaifetz Arena.
Texas A&M Aggies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Northwestern State are 1-1
After playing Prairie View A&M are 4-2
After a win are 3-7
Saint Louis Billikens Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Southern Illinois are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Aggies at Billikens trends to consider:
Saint Louis is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
Texas A&M home to Northwestern State, Monday, November 26
Saint Louis home to Southern Illinois, Saturday, November 24