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Sun Devils Slumping Against SEC Teams

The Arizona State Sun Devils are 0-4 SU and 1-2-1 ATS in their last four games against SEC schools as they kick off their drive towards a third straight 10-win season at College Station against the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday.

The Sun Devils roared to an 8-1 SU start in 2014 before fading down the stretch, failing to cover the spread in four of their final six games.

Texas A&M also started strong in 2014, opening with five straight SU wins before losing five of their final eight games. The Aggies proved to be a brutal bet all year long, going 2-7 ATS down the stretch with the only bright spot being a 41-38 win over Auburn while pegged as 23.5-point underdogs.

Saturday night's game marks the first ever meeting between these two teams, and just the third time the Aggies have faced a Pac-12 squad since 1998; they went 0-2 SU and 1-1 ATS in two previous contests.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Texas A&M Aggies were sitting as -3-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 31-23 result in favor of the Sun Devils. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Arizona State Sun Devils vs Texas A&M Aggies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Texas A&M Aggies are 8-5 overall and 5-8 ATS against the spread, while the Sun Devils are 10-3 and 6-7 ATS. As for the totals, Texas A&M is 6-7 on the OU, and Arizona State is 7-6 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas A&M vs Arizona State injuries news.

The Texas A&M Aggies sit at No. 63 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Arizona State Sun Devils are at No. 47 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Texas A&M's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 35.23 PPG, against a Arizona State defense that ranks No. 76 this week at 27.92 PPG. The Texas A&M aerial game is averaging 305.46 yards per game, more than the Arizona State Sun Devils secondary allows through the air, 259.69 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Arizona State Sun Devils feature the league's No. 27-rated road run defense, allowing 132.8 yards per game. Texas A&M, meanwhile, ranks No. 56 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Shaquille Powell tore up the turf for 117 rushing yards in the latest Blue Devils game, a 36-31 loss to the Sun Devils at Sun Bowl.

In their last game, West Virginia's aerial attack generated 346 yards but it was the Aggies coming away with a 45-37 victory over West Virginia at Liberty Bowl.

Betting Trends
  • Arizona State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Arizona State's last 12 games on the road
  • Arizona State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Arizona State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Texas A&M is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Texas A&M is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas A&M's last 8 games at home
  • Texas A&M is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games

Next Betting Matchups

Arizona State home to Cal Poly, Saturday, September 12th
Texas A&M home to Ball State, Saturday, September 12th

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