Texas A&M vs. Vanderbilt SEC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, March 11, 2023
The No. 2 seed Texas A&M Aggies (24-8, 15-3 SEC) are favored by 6 points in the SEC Tournament against the No. 6 seed Vanderbilt Commodores (20-13, 11-7 SEC) on Saturday at Bridgestone Arena, starting at 3:30 PM on ESPN. The matchup has a point total of 139.
Texas A&M vs. Vanderbilt Odds
- Texas A&M odds to win: -267
- Vanderbilt odds to win: +218
- Spread: Texas A&M (-6)
- Total: 139
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Saturday, March 11, 2023
- Time: 3:30 PM ET
- TV: ESPN
- Where: Nashville, Tennessee
- Venue: Bridgestone Arena
Who Will Win Texas A&M vs. Vanderbilt?
Texas A&M and Vanderbilt Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
When it has played as at least 6-point favorites this season, Texas A&M is 8-5 against the spread.
In games this season in which it was an underdog by 6 points or more, Vanderbilt has a 7-3 record against the spread.
These two teams average 145.5 points per game combined, 6.5 more than the total of 139.
Opponents of the two teams average a combined two fewer points per game (137) than this matchup’s total of 139 points.
Texas A&M’s average point total in outings this season is 138.6, 0.4 points fewer than the over/under in this game.
The average point total for the Commodores this year is 5.1 points higher than this game’s over/under.
So far this season, the Aggies have compiled a 22-10-0 record against the spread.
The Commodores have a 19-14-0 record against the spread this year.
Texas A&M Stats & Insights
Texas A&M averages 73.1 points per game (142nd in college basketball) while giving up 65.4 per outing (51st in college basketball). It has a +246 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 7.7 points per game.
Texas A&M comes out on top in the rebound battle by an average of 5.9 boards. It is collecting 34.2 rebounds per game (48th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 28.3 per contest.
The Aggies connect on two fewer threes per contest than the opposition, 6 (313th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 8.
Texas A&M averages 95.9 points per 100 possessions on offense (124th in college basketball), and gives up 85.8 points per 100 possessions (49th in college basketball).
The Aggies are putting up 73.1 points per game when playing at home. Away from home, they are faring better offensively, averaging 73.7 points per contest.
Vanderbilt Stats & Insights
Vanderbilt scores 72.4 points per game (162nd in college basketball) and concedes 71.6 (226th in college basketball) for a +26 scoring differential overall.
The 33.4 rebounds per game Vanderbilt accumulates rank 81st in college basketball. Their opponents record 33.7.
Vanderbilt connects on 8.5 three-pointers per game (62nd in college basketball) while shooting 34% from deep (185th in college basketball). It is making 1.7 more threes than its opponents, who drain 6.8 per game at 30.9%.
Vanderbilt ranks 169th in college basketball averaging 94.2 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 227th, allowing 93.2 points per 100 possessions.
The Commodores score 72.2 points per game at home, and 73.4 away.
Texas A&M Key Players to Watch
Wade Taylor IV leads the Aggies in points and assists per game, scoring 16.4 points and distributing 4 assists.
Dexter Dennis leads Texas A&M in rebounding, grabbing 5.7 rebounds per game while also scoring 9 points a contest.
Taylor makes more threes per game than any other member of the Aggies, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.3 per contest.
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.
Vanderbilt Key Players to Watch
Liam Robbins puts up 15 points and 6.8 rebounds per game for the Commodores, enough to make him the leading scorer and rebounder on the team.
Ezra Manjon notches more assists than any other Vanderbilt player with 3.8 per game. He also scores 9.7 points and grabs 2.8 rebounds per game.
Myles Stute hits 2.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Commodores.
Tyrin Lawrence (0.9 steals per game) is the steal leader for Vanderbilt while Robbins (three blocks per game) is the block leader.
Texas A&M vs. Vanderbilt Prediction
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- Pick OU:
Texas A&M 73, Vanderbilt 68
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