Wednesday ESPN2 College Hoops bring the Texas A&M vs. Auburn
Posted by: Charlie Smith
Despite operating under the cloud of a FBI scandal, the Auburn Tigers have become a great value against betting lines NCAA basketball and a top team in the Southeastern Conference. Auburn coach Bruce Pearl seems to find both success and trouble wherever he goes but gamblers couldn’t care less due to big profits on War Eagle this season. The Texas A&M Aggies are in the midst of a terrible SEC season while draining red ink on the board. Auburn hosts Texas A&M on Wednesday night.
Texas A&M Aggies vs. Auburn Tigers
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 9 p.m. Eastern
Location: Auburn Arena, Auburn, Alabama
NCAA Betting Online Odds at Betnow:
Texas A&M +7½ (-110) 149½ (-110) +270
Aggies vs. Tigers TV Coverage: ESPN2
The Texas A&M Aggies are 15-8 straight up but just 9-11 against the spread. In Southeastern Conference play the Aggies are just 4-6. In their last ten betting lines NCAA basketball matchups, the Aggies have paid out in just four games. Over the total has hit in three out of the last four games for Texas A&M. In their last game the Aggies scored an 83-60 home payout over South Carolina as six point chalks. After reaching the Sweet Sixteen two seasons ago this is looking like the second straight season without a bid to the Big Dance. Head coach Billy Kennedy has come nowhere close to maintaining the success level of predecessor Mark Turgeon. Eventually Kennedy is going to have to pick up the pace.
The Auburn Tigers have a record of 21-2 straight up and 16-5 against the spread. Bruce Pearl’s red hot team has come away with the cash in in nine of their last ten games. In their last game Auburn scored a 93-81 home payout over Vanderbilt as 11.5 point chalks. It was their eighth payout in ten home games on the season. Over the total has hit in three out of the last for games for the Tigers. Pearl has built a very entertaining team that ranks seventh in the nation for scoring offense. Junior guard Bryce Brown leads Aubie in scoring with 17 points per game. In the win over Vandy Brown scored a team high 25 points. Despite defying his own school by refusing to cooperate with an investigation Pearl is likely going to save his job with a banner season.
Team vs. Team
In this head to head series the Texas A&M Aggies have held the advantage over the Auburn Tigers against the betting lines NCAA basketball. The Aggies have come away with the cash in seven out of their last nine games with the Tigers. The last four meetings between the Aggies and Tigers have gone under the total. Texas A&M has won and covered their last four games at Auburn. Three out of the last four meetings between the Aggies and Tigers at Auburn Arena have gone over the total.
Matchup to Watch
Auburn has a huge sportsbook betting advantage with its track meet offense and what has become a strong home court advantage. Texas A&M built up their numbers against different Auburn teams from this one.
Aggies vs. Tigers NCAA games Betting Odds Picks
The high octane energy and momentum of Auburn cannot be ignored. Nor can the home court advantage of War Eagle.
NCAA Betting Online Pick: Auburn Tigers -7
NCAA Betting Online Score Prediction: Tigers 88, Aggies 71