The Texas A&M Aggies look to stay unbeaten on the young season when they meet the Houston Baptist Huskies in non-conference action on Wednesday. The Aggies (3-0), who are coming off an 86-65 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, were 13th in the SEC at 2-8 and 8-10 overall a year ago. The Huskies (1-1), who crushed Barclay 122-44 on Saturday, finished 11th in the Southland Conference at 4-11 and were 6-19 overall in 2020-21. The Huskies connected on a school-record 22 3-pointers in the 78-point win.CLICK HERE TO WATCH FREE
Tip-off from Reed Arena is set for 1 p.m. ET. Texas A&M leads the all-time series 9-0, including a 6-0 edge at College Station. The Aggies are 25.5-point favorites in the latest Houston Baptist vs. Texas A&M odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is set at 141. Before making any Texas A&M vs. Houston Baptist picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven model.
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Houston Baptist vs. Texas A&M spread: Texas A&M -25.5
Houston Baptist vs. Texas A&M over-under: 141 points
HB: The over is 4-0 in the Huskies' last four games following a straight-up win of more than 20 points
A&M: The Aggies are 6-14 against the spread in their last 20 games overall
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Why Texas A&M can cover
The Aggies have four players averaging in double figures this season, including sophomore guard Marcus Williams, who is the only A&M player to score in double figures in every game. He ranks second on the team in scoring at 11 points per game and assists with nine, including five against North Florida on Nov. 10. He is also averaging 3.3 rebounds and one steal per game. Williams played last season at Wyoming, where he averaged 14.8 points per game and was named the Mountain West Freshman of the Year by league coaches and media.
Also powering the Aggies is sophomore forward Henry Coleman III, a transfer from Duke. He opened his A&M career with a splash, scoring 27 points and grabbing seven rebounds in a win over North Florida. He has reached double figures in two of three games, and is averaging a team-high 15.3 points per game as well as 6.7 rebounds. He is connecting on 60 percent of his shots from the floor.
Why Houston Baptist can cover
The Huskies quickly put a 92-48 opening game loss to No. 5 Texas behind them by rebounding with their big win over Barclay. Sophomore guard Za-Ontay Boothman has been red-hot, averaging 11.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game. He has been sharp from the floor, connecting on 47.4 percent of his field goals, including 41.7 percent from 3-point range.
Freshman forward Deshon Proctor was impressive in his first collegiate appearance, scoring 10 points and grabbing seven rebounds against Texas on Nov. 9. For the season, he is averaging eight points and eight rebounds in 23 minutes of action. He has connected on 50 percent from the field, including 50 percent from 3-point range.
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The model is leaning over on the total, projecting 144 combined points. It also says one side of the spread hits in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can get the model's picks only at SportsLine.
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