Free College Basketball Picks Today: Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Texas A&M Aggies 2/25/23

Free College Basketball Picks Today: Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Texas A&M Aggies 2/25/23
Sat 25th February 2023

Expect possessions to come at a premium when the Mississippi State Bulldogs (18-10, 6-9 SEC) play host to the No. 25 Texas A&M Aggies (21-7, 13-2 SEC) on Saturday. Texas A&M topped the Tennessee Volunteers 68-63 at Reed Arena on Tuesday, their sixth win in a row. Wade Taylor IV was a top performer with 25 points.

The Aggies remain second in the Southeastern Conference. Mississippi State lost a close one on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena, falling to the Missouri Tigers 66-64 in overtime. Tolu Smith had 14 points and 10 rebounds in the loss to lead the team.

The Bulldogs remain 11th in the Southeastern Conference. The teams are meeting for the only time this season. Texas A&M earned the win in the only game between the teams last season 67-64 at Reed Arena in March 2022.

Quenton Jackson led the Aggies with 18 points. Smith had 18 points in the losing effort.The Aggies have been led this season by Taylor IV, who is averaging 15.9 points per game.

Taylor IV also has dished 4.1 assists per game. Meanwhile, Henry Coleman III is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. Smith’s 14.9 points per game have powered the Bulldogs on offense. Smith also has posted 8.4 rebounds per game.

Dashawn Davis has distributed 3.1 assists per game.Half-court execution will be of utmost importance in this matchup that features a pair of the country’s slowest-paced teams, as the Bulldogs are 318th in possessions per game while the Aggies are 290th.

Texas A&M is 8-2 in the last 10 games with an average margin of +6.4 (72.6-66.2). Mississippi State has a 6-4 record over the last 10, scoring 66.7 points per game on average while holding opponents to 61.9 (+4.8 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Andersson Garcia: 12.4 | 7.9 | +4.5
Henry Coleman III: 9.6 | 16.4 | -6.8
Points per game:
Wade Taylor IV: 21.8 | 15.9 | +5.9
Henry Coleman III: 5.2 | 9.6 | -4.4
Rebounds per game:
Henry Coleman III: 4.0 | 5.8 | -1.8


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Tyler Stevenson: 2.0 | 6.5 | -4.5
Points per game:
Cameron Matthews: 10.6 | 7.5 | +3.1
Assists per game:
Cameron Matthews: 2.8 | 2.2 | +0.6

SportsTips’ College Basketball Pick:

Mississippi State -1.5 (-105)

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