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NCAA Basketball Picks: Texas A&M Aggies Can Beat Missouri Tigers

The Missouri Tigers will travel to College Station to face the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday and it's the Aggies, and not the Tigers, who are favored to win the game. The Tigers have lost two games this year with their second coming last week against Colorado while Texas A&M is riding a 12-game winning streak and haven't lost since Thanksgiving.

SB Nation's Rock M Nation has a lengthy preview of the game breaking down what the Tigers need to do to win and has come up with this prediction:

You know by now that I never bet against a streak ... and I honestly cannot remember the last time Missouri beat A&M.  It was before Mike Anderson came, that's all I know.  I've laid out above how Mizzou can beat A&M -- pressure Harris, rebound their asses off, etc. -- but until I see them do it, I can't predict it.  If Mizzou does win, it will likely be by an up-tempo score resembling 78-75 or something.  But I'll go ahead and assume that A&M builds a cushion in the middle of the first half and rides it to victory ... say, A&M 77, Mizzou 65 or so.    

When Rock M Nation picks against Mizzou, you take note. This will be a very difficult game for the Tigers but it could also be a big time victory if they're able to slug it out. 

Check out the entire preview at Rock M Nation.