NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Bulldogs underdogs vs Aggies at Texas A&M
Georgia Bulldogs vs Texas A&M Aggies Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Georgia Bulldogs travelling to Texas A&M Saturday to take on the Aggies.
Supporters of the Bulldogs have watched them go 7-11 and 5-9 ATS on the year, while the Aggies are at 12-6 and 6-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Aggies are 2-9, while the Bulldogs have a 7-7 mark.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Texas A&M sat as 8.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Aggies sit at No. 84 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bulldogs sit at No. 186 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Aggies will win this game 66-58.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 236 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.6 per game. That compares with Texas A&M’s No. 200 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Texas A&M is college basketball's No. 268-ranked team at 5.1 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 243 with 5.5 per game.
Defensively, Georgia features the nation's No. 138-rated defense on the road, allowing 68 points per game. Texas A&M, meanwhile, comes in at No. 264 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Georgia, they were a 64-47 loser as they battled Florida at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 15.5-point underdog. Georgia got 16 points from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope but lost anyway, 64-47, to Florida on Wednesday at Stegeman Coliseum.
Last time out for Texas A&M, they were a 58-54 loser as they battled LSU on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog. Texas A&M suffered a 58-54 loss against LSU on Wednesday, getting 19 points from Fabyon Harris in a losing effort at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
Georgia Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Auburn are 4-6
After playing Florida are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
Texas A&M Aggies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Mississippi State are 1-0
After playing LSU are 3-1
After a loss are 4-6
A few Bulldogs at Aggies trends to consider:
Georgia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Georgia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Texas A&M is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas A&M's last 5 games
Texas A&M is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
Georgia home to Auburn, Wednesday, January 30
Texas A&M at Mississippi State, Wednesday, January 30