No. 24 Texas A&M Visits Mississippi State: Betting Trends, Analysis, and Prediction
- Feb 25, 2023, 6:46:22 AM
In a battle between two SEC teams, No. 24 Texas A&M (21-7) travels to face Mississippi State (18-10) at Humphrey Coliseum on Saturday, February 25, 2023. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. EST, and the game will be aired on SECN. The line is currently even, and the over/under is set at 127.
Team 1 Analysis - Texas A&M
The Aggies come into this game having won eight of their last ten games, and are currently sitting at 13-2 in the SEC. They have been one of the better offensive teams in the conference this season, scoring an average of 74.1 points per game, while also outscoring their opponents by an average of 8.3 points per game. Texas A&M has been a solid rebounding team as well, with an average of 36.6 rebounds per game. The Aggies will look to lean on Henry Coleman III and Wade Taylor IV, who have been their top performers this season.
Team 2 Analysis - Mississippi State
The Bulldogs have gone 6-4 in their last ten games, and are currently 6-9 in the SEC. They will be looking to bounce back after their recent loss to Vanderbilt. Mississippi State has been decent offensively this season, averaging 70.5 points per game, but they will need to improve their shooting percentage, which currently stands at 43.6%. The Bulldogs will need big performances from Tolu Smith and Shakeel Moore if they hope to upset the Aggies.
The Aggies are 13-2 against the spread in their last 15 games, while Mississippi State is 4-6 in their last ten games. The under has hit in four of the last five games for the Bulldogs, while the over has hit in four of the last five games for Texas A&M.
Public Betting Data
According to the latest public betting data, 64% of the bets are on Texas A&M to cover the spread, while 36% are on Mississippi State. In terms of the moneyline, 51% of the bets are on the Aggies, while 49% are on the Bulldogs.
Both teams have had their fair share of success this season, but Texas A&M has been the more consistent team, particularly in conference play. The Aggies have also been excellent against the spread this season, and we expect them to cover the spread in this game as well. While Mississippi State has been solid at home, Texas A&M's offense and rebounding should be enough to pull off the win.
Our pick: Texas A&M (+1)