Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The LSU Tigers travel to Coleman Coliseum to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 11-7 and a road record of 1-4. They are 4-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-8. The Crimson Tide have an overall record of 10-7 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 7-8 and they are 8-7 against the spread.
Ben Simmons comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 12.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Keith Hornsby averages 13.6 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 2.4 rebounds per game for LSU. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Retin Obasohan averages 14.5 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year for the Crimson Tide. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Shannon Hale averages 10.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
LSU averages 81.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 42nd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 251st in the country. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per game which ranks them 45th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 124th with 12.3 per game. The Tigers allow 75.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 239th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 168th and 190th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 255th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 130th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 63rd in the Division 1.
Alabama averages 66.9 points per game this year which ranks them 286th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 181st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 197th in the nation. They average 34.4 rebounds per game and 10.9 assists per contest which ranks them 250th and 313th respectively. In the turnover department the Crimson Tide rank 267th with 13.9 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 66.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 55th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 35th and 174th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 229th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 44th place in the nation. The Crimson Tide force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 134th in college basketball.
LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 4-11 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 7-8 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 8-7 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 7-8 against the over/under
LSU Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 F Brian Bridgewater Knee out indefinitely
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/10/15 G Dazon Ingram Foot out for season
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