Texas A&M vs. Arkansas SEC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 10, 2023
The No. 2 seed Texas A&M Aggies (23-8, 15-3 SEC) are 1-point favorites in the SEC Tournament against the No. 10 seed Arkansas Razorbacks (20-12, 8-10 SEC) on Friday at Bridgestone Arena. The matchup tips at 7:00 PM and airs on SEC Network, with the winner moving one step closer to securing a guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The over/under in the matchup is set at 137.5.
Texas A&M vs. Arkansas Odds
- Texas A&M odds to win: -115
- Arkansas odds to win: -106
- Spread: Texas A&M (-1)
- Total: 137.5
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Friday, March 10, 2023
- Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV: SEC Network
- Where: Nashville, Tennessee
- Venue: Bridgestone Arena
Who Will Win Texas A&M vs. Arkansas?
Texas A&M and Arkansas Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
Texas A&M has a 17-7 record against the spread in games it was favored by 1 point or more this season.
Arkansas is 4-5 against the spread when an underdog by 1 point or more this season.
These teams average 148.1 points per game combined, 10.6 more than the total of 137.5.
Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 133 points per game, 4.5 fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
The average total Texas A&M has had in its matchups this year is 1.4 more points than this particular game’s point total.
The average point total for the Razorbacks this year is 4.8 points higher than this game’s over/under.
The Aggies’ ATS record is 21-10-0 this season.
The Razorbacks have a 15-15-2 record against the spread this season.
Texas A&M Stats & Insights
Texas A&M has a +240 scoring differential, topping opponents by 7.7 points per game. It is putting up 73.3 points per game to rank 135th in college basketball and is giving up 65.6 per contest to rank 56th in college basketball.
Texas A&M records 34.1 rebounds per game (49th in college basketball) while allowing 28.4 per outing to its opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 5.7 boards per game.
The Aggies knock down 6.2 three-pointers per game (300th in college basketball) while shooting 32.5% from deep (276th in college basketball). They are making 1.9 fewer threes per contest than their opponents, who drain 8.1 per game while shooting 32.2%.
Texas A&M ranks 119th in college basketball by averaging 96.1 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 52nd in college basketball, allowing 86 points per 100 possessions.
The Aggies are posting 73.1 points per game this year at home, which is 0.6 fewer points than they’re averaging on the road (73.7).
Arkansas Stats & Insights
Arkansas puts up 74.8 points per game (108th in college basketball) while giving up 67.4 per outing (100th in college basketball). It has a +238 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 7.4 points per game.
Arkansas averages 32.6 rebounds per game (122nd in college basketball) while conceding 29.1 per contest to opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 3.5 boards per game.
Arkansas knocks down 5.1 three-pointers per game (347th in college basketball), while its opponents have made 5.3 on average.
Arkansas ranks 128th in college basketball averaging 95.7 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 56th, allowing 86.2 points per 100 possessions.
At home, the Razorbacks score 76.3 points per game. Away, they score 68.9.
Texas A&M Key Players to Watch
The Aggies leader in points and assists is Wade Taylor IV, who scores 16.3 points per game to go with 4.1 assists.
Dexter Dennis is Texas A&M’s best rebounder, hauling in an average of 5.7 boards in each contest while scoring 9 points per game.
Taylor leads the Aggies in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.3 shots per game from beyond the arc.
Taylor and Dennis lead Texas A&M on the defensive end, with Taylor leading the team in steals averaging 1.8 per game and Dennis in blocks averaging 0.6 per contest.
Arkansas Key Players to Watch
Ricky Council IV is at the top of the Razorbacks scoring leaderboard with 16.3 points per game. He also collects 3.4 rebounds and averages 2.3 assists per game.
Makhi Mitchell has a stat line of 5.5 rebounds, 6.9 points and 1.2 assists per game for Arkansas to take the top rebound spot on the team. Anthony Black holds the top spot for assists with 4.2 per game, adding 13 points and 5.1 rebounds per contest.
Davonte Davis averages 1.4 three-pointers per game, the most on the Razorbacks.
Arkansas’ leader in steals is Black (two per game), and its leader in blocks is Makhel Mitchell (1.7 per game).
Texas A&M vs. Arkansas Prediction
- Pick ATS:
- Pick OU:
Arkansas 71, Texas A&M 70
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