Don't miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Aggies and Tigers. The game is starting at 9:00 ET on ESPN2, and it's hosted by the Tigers at Neville Arena in Auburn, AL. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Southeastern conference game currently have the Tigers as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 149.5 points.


The Pick: Texas A&M Aggies +7.5

This game will be played at Neville Arena at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, January 9th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Even though we have Auburn winning straight-up, we like Texas A&M at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will the Aggies Defense Show Up on the Road?

Through 14 games this season, Texas A&M is 9-5 overall and 0-1 in Southeastern Conference play. The Aggies have gone 9-4 in non-conference games, including a 3-2 record on the road. So far, they have been the underdog in four games, going 2-2.

Coming off a 68-53 loss to LSU, Texas A&M is 6-4 in its last 10 road games. On the year, the Aggies have a +1.0 average scoring margin away from home compared to +11.6 at home.

As the underdog, Texas A&M has gone 3-1 vs. the spread this season and they have an overall ATS mark of 7-7. On the road, the Aggies are 3-2 vs. the spread this year and they have gone 6-4 ATS in their last 10 road games.

The over/under record for Texas A&M sits at 8-6 this season, and today's line of 149.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (141.7). Across their last three games, the average scoring total is 128 points, and over their last 10 games, the average scoring total is 142 points. So far this year, 10 of their games have finished with less points than today's OU line.

In their most recent game, the Texas A&M offense concluded with only 53 points against LSU. Throughout the game, they made 5/28 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 25.4%. Wade Taylor IV is leading the team in scoring at 18 points per contest. Henry Coleman III has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12.2 going into the game.

Currently, the Aggies' defense holds the 78th rank in the nation, allowing 66.7 points per game. In today's game vs. Auburn, the Texas A&M defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Texas A&M made 18 free-throws vs. the Aggies.

Does Auburn Have What it Takes at Home?

Auburn has been on fire lately, winning seven straight games to improve to 12-2 on the season. The Tigers have been especially dominant at home, going 7-0 with an average scoring margin of +21.9 points per game.

Most recently, Auburn took down Arkansas by a score of 83-51. Over their last 10 games at home, the Tigers have gone 9-1.

As the favorite, Auburn has an ATS record of 8-6 this season and they have gone 3-4 vs. the spread at home. Over their last three home games, the Tigers are just 1-2 vs. the spread and they are 4-6 in their last 10 home games vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Auburn games is 6-8, and today's over/under line of 149.5 is very close to the average over/under line in their games (150.1). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 151 points.

Auburn's offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 83 points against Arkansas. They had an overall field goal percentage of 48.6% and made 8/11 free throws. The team's top scorer is Johni Broome, who enters today's matchup with an average of 15.6, while Jaylin Williams also carries a PPG average of 11.4 into the game.

At this time, the Tigers' defense is positioned 56th in the country, permitting 65.6 points per game. The Auburn defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 51 points and allowed Arkansas to connect on 7 threes.