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Texas A&M Aggies – March Madness Team Predictions, Odds and Preview 2016

Texas A&M Aggies – March Madness Team Predictions, Odds and Preview 2016

West No. 3 – Texas A&M Aggies (Overall: 24-7, Conf: 13-5)

Team Strengths


Texas A&M’s offense has been consistently led by the senior pair of Jalen Jones and Danuel House. Both star guards are putting up around 15.0 PPG apiece in the regular season. But ultimately, the Aggies, who share the regular-season title with Kentucky, wouldn’t have had such a terrific campaign without their willingness to share the basketball. They rank ninth in the country with 17.4 assists per contest and 104th in scoring (76.2 PPG).  So long as Texas A&M sticks to this style of play, things are bound to continue flowing smoothly for the team.

Team Weaknesses

Ironically, Jalen Jones could actually shoot down the Aggies on his own. Yes, he has been pouring in the points efficiently, for them but Jones’ got to be smarter with his shot selections from now on.  He should start thinking twice when unloading three-pointers, in particular, as he’s gone 0-of-11 from down town in his past five contests and is shooting just 32.1% behind the arc overall this season.

Also, Texas A&M has got to fix its poor perimeter defense. The Aggies have been holding opponents to just 65.9 PPG, but are allowing 7.5 three-pointer per game, which is among the highest in the country today.

Team Statistics

Category Stat NCAA Rank
Points Per Game 76.2 86
Rebounds Per Game 38.3 62
Blocks Per Game 3.5 147
3-Point Percentage 35.5% 142
Free Throw Percentage 67.2% 273

Starting Lineup

Position Name PPG
C Tyler Davis 11.2
G Jalen Jones 15.8
G Anthony Collins 4.8
G Danuel House 15.3
G Alex Caruso 7.8

Writer’s Prediction

Texas A&M’s run ends at the Sweet 16.




Written by Bief

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