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Texas A&M vs Florida Pick & Preview: Wednesday, January 4th Betting Odds
Aggies vs Gators Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Texas A&M Aggies at Florida Gators
- Where: Gainesville at Exactech Arena
- Date: Wednesday, January 4th
- Betting Odds: Texas A&M +6, TXAM +209 | FL -262 O/U 141.5
Texas A&M will take the floor against the Gators with an overall record of 8-5. So far, the Aggies have played 3 games on the road, with a record of 2-1. For the season, Texas A&M has been the underdog in 1 game, sitting with a mark of 0-1. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Aggies being +6 point underdogs.
Texas A&M will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Wade Taylor IV who is averaging 15.46 points per game for the Aggies. IV is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Aggies’ offensive gameplan is the play of Tyrece Radford who has hit 39.6% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.31 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Texas A&M this season, as they are currently ranked 152nd in college basketball at 72.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Aggies’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.6%, placing them 281st in the NCAA.
Florida will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Texas A&M in order to snap their current 2 game losing streak. Currently, the Gators have been the home team 7 times, sitting with a record of 5-2. The Gators’ are sitting with a betting line that is -6 points in their favor. For the season, Florida has been favored to win in 10 games, sitting with a mark of 7-3.
Colin Castleton comes into today’s game as the Gators’ leading scorer at 15.0 points per contest. Not only has Castleton been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Florida’s top rebounder at 7.62 boards per contest. Behind Castleton, the team has benefited from the strong play of Trey Bonham who is second on the team in scoring at 9.85 points per game. Overall, he has hit 39.4% of his shots and is adding 2.85 boards per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Florida this season, as they are currently ranked 212nd in college basketball at 70.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Gators’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.7%, placing them 437th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Florida Gators -6
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Florida Gators to pick up the win and cover the spread as -6 point betting favorites. Although Florida as a team is just 299th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Aggies’ defense. At -6 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Gators to come out on top and cover.