Northwestern State Demons vs. Texas A&M Aggies Betting Prediction

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The Texas A&M Aggies (2-4) welcome the Northwestern State Demons (2-6) to Reed Arena. The Demons will try to end a five-game road losing streak. The game starts at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, December 3, 2018, and will air on SEC Network.

Northwestern State Demons at Texas A&M Aggies ATS Odds

In their last game, the Aggies were victorious over the South Alabama Jaguars, 74-62, while the Demons were blown out by the UTEP Miners, 77-47.

Texas A&M dominated nearly every facet of the contest. They had a ridiculous free throw rate of 0.375 (above their season average of 0.224) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 41.7 (above their season average of 39.2). For those same stats, South Alabama put up marks of 0.123 and 22.9, respectively. Northwestern State, meanwhile, had a free throw rate of 0.261 (above their season average of 0.196). Savion Flagg had a good outing for Texas A&M with 25 points. Ishmael Lane played well for Northwestern State, contributing seven points and eight rebounds.

From an effective field goal percentage perspective, Texas A&M figures to have a substantial edge. Since last season, the Aggies defense ranks 32nd in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.471), while the Northwestern State offense ranks 347th in effective field goal percentage (0.447). Additionally, the Demons rank 278th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.211), while the Aggies rank 58th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.198).

Northwestern State Demons at Texas A&M Aggies Free Pick

Free Pick: SU Winner – Texas A&M, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Texas A&M averages 41.6 rebounds per game, which ranks sixth in the NCAA. Northwestern State ranks 290th in rebounds allowed per game (38.3).
  • The Demons rank 161st in three pointers allowed per game (21.8) while the Aggies rank 256th (23.9).
  • Texas A&M averages 5.7 steals per game, which ranks 204th in the NCAA. Northwestern State ranks 279th in steals allowed per game (8.4).
  • The Aggies rank 72nd in assists per game (15.0) while the Demons rank 310th (9.6).
  • Texas A&M ranks fifth in blocks per game (5.9) while Northwestern State ranks 193rd in blocks allowed per game (3.8).