Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Pete Maravich Assembly Center
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The Alabama Crimson Tide travel to Pete Maravich Assembly Center to play the LSU Tigers on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has LSU as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Crimson Tide come into this game with an overall record of 15-9 and a road record of 4-5. They are 13-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-12. The Tigers have an overall record of 16-9 and a home record of 13-2. They have an over/under record of 10-12 and they are 8-14 against the spread.
Retin Obasohan comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Crimson Tide. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Shannon Hale averages 11.2 points per game in 25.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Alabama. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Ben Simmons averages 19.3 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 12 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Keith Hornsby averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.7 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Alabama averages 67.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 286th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 229th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 224th in the country. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game which ranks them 193rd and 311th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 286th with 14 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 59th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 60th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38 rebounds a game which ranks 282nd and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 159th in the Division 1.
LSU averages 81.1 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 32nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 203rd in the nation. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 59th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 107th with 12.1 per game. The Tigers allow 76 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 265th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 200th and 192nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 228th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 113th place in the nation. The Tigers force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 88th in college basketball.
The Crimson Tide average 63.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5.3 per contest. The Crimson Tide have an offensive rating of 99.8 and they assist on 48.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Alabama turns the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.7%. The Crimson Tide give up 68.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 62.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 85.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 82.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.3 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 109.9 and 56.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. LSU turns it over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31%. The Tigers give up 73.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 13-9 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 10-12 against the over/under
LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 8-14 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 10-12 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/10/15 G Dazon Ingram Foot out for season
LSU Tigers Injuries
02/16/16 F Brian Bridgewater Knee is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Alabama
Guy's Pick: Take Alabama
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