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    The No. 7 seed Texas A&M Aggies (25-9) and the No. 10 seed Penn State Nittany Lions (22-13) will meet on Thursday at 9:55 PM in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Texas A&M is a 3-point favorite in the contest, which airs on TBS. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of this 7-10 matchup in the Midwest Region bracket.

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    How do I watch Aggies vs. Nittany Lions?

    • Game Day: Thursday, March 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:55 PM ET
    • TV Channel: TBS
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Arena: Wells Fargo Arena

    Betting Lines for Aggies vs. Nittany Lions

    Texas A&M vs Penn State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Texas A&M -3 134.5

    Texas A&M Betting Stats & Information

    • Texas A&M has won 22 of 26 games when listed as the moneyline favorite this season (84.6%).
    • The Aggies have a 19-4 record (winning 82.6% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline favorite of -148 or shorter.
    • The Aggies have a 23-11-0 record against the spread this season.
    • The Nittany Lions are 7-4 against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this season.
    • Texas A&M’s average point total in outings this year is 139.4, 4.9 points higher than the over/under in this game.

    Penn State Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Penn State has won seven out of the 16 games, or 43.8%, in which it has been the underdog.
    • The Nittany Lions have a record of 5-7, a 41.7% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +126 or more by sportsbooks this season.
    • The Nittany Lions are 20-14-1 against the spread this season.
    • When they have played as at least 3-point underdogs this year, the Nittany Lions are 7-4 against the spread.
    • The average point total for Penn State this year is 6.2 points higher than this game’s over/under.

    Texas A&M vs. Penn State Season Stat Comparison

    Texas A&M Rank Texas A&M AVG Penn State AVG Penn State Rank
    138th 73.2 Points Scored 72.3 165th
    65th 66.2 Points Allowed 68.4 124th
    53rd 34 Rebounds 30.1 271st
    23rd 10.8 Off. Rebounds 5.2 359th
    310th 6.1 3pt Made 10.4 5th
    212th 12.6 Assists 13.9 113th
    185th 11.9 Turnovers 8.5 4th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Texas A&M Aggies Leaders

    • The Aggies leader in points and assists is Wade Taylor IV, who scores 16.5 points per game to go with four assists.
    • Dexter Dennis leads Texas A&M in rebounding, grabbing 5.7 boards per game while also scoring 9.2 points a contest.
    • Taylor makes more threes per game than any other member of the Aggies, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.3 per contest.

    Penn State Nittany Lions Leaders

    • Jalen Pickett is at the top of almost all of the Nittany Lions’ leaderboards by recording 17.9 points, 7.3 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game.
    • Andrew Funk knocks down 2.9 three-pointers per game, the most on the Nittany Lions.
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