Free College Basketball Picks Today: Ole Miss Rebels vs Texas A&M Aggies 2/28/23

Free College Basketball Picks Today: Ole Miss Rebels vs Texas A&M Aggies 2/28/23
Tue 28th February 2023

The No. 24 Texas A&M Aggies (21-8, 13-3 SEC), one of the nation’s top shooting defenses, travel to face the Ole Miss Rebels (11-18, 3-13 SEC) on Tuesday. Texas A&M dropped their last game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs 69-62 at Humphrey Coliseum on Saturday.

Wade Taylor IV was the standout player in the loss with 21 points. The Aggies remain second in the Southeastern Conference. Ole Miss got the win on Saturday at The Pavilion at Ole Miss, beating the LSU Tigers 82-69.

Jaemyn Brakefield had 23 points and 10 rebounds, carrying the team. The Rebels remain 12th in the Southeastern Conference. This is the only meeting of the season between the teams. Texas A&M won both games between the teams last season, the last of which was a 76-66 triumph at The Pavilion at Ole Miss in February 2022.

Tyrece Radford led the Aggies with 19 points and seven rebounds. Matthew Murrell had 20 points in defeat. Taylor IV is averaging 16.1 points per game to lead the Aggies in scoring this season. Taylor IV also has dished 4.1 assists per game.

Meanwhile, Dexter Dennis is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. Murrell (13.1 ppg) has powered the Rebels’ offense. Murrell also has doled out 2.3 assists per game. Myles Burns has collected 6.0 rebounds per game.

Holding opponents to only 40.4% from the field, the Aggies are one of the nation’s toughest FG% defenses (24th). Texas A&M is 8-2 in the last 10 games with an average margin of +6.6 (72.1-65.5).

Ole Miss has a 2-8 record over the last 10, allowing 75.3 points per game on average while scoring only 69.4 (-5.9 margin). The Rebels are averaging 67.8 ppg for the full season while allowing 68.9.


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Andersson Garcia: 12.0 | 8.2 | +3.8
Henry Coleman III: 10.8 | 16.3 | -5.5
Points per game:
Wade Taylor IV: 21.6 | 16.1 | +5.5
Julius Marble: 7.0 | 9.5 | -2.5
Rebounds per game:
Henry Coleman III: 3.2 | 5.6 | -2.4


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Jaemyn Brakefield: 24.0 | 18.2 | +5.8
Daeshun Ruffin: 0.0 | 5.2 | -5.2
Points per game:
Jaemyn Brakefield: 14.6 | 10.9 | +3.7
Rebounds per game:
Jaemyn Brakefield: 7.6 | 5.8 | +1.8
Myles Burns: 4.4 | 6.0 | -1.6

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Texas A&M (-210)

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