Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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The LSU Tigers travel to Reed Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 11-6 and a road record of 1-3. They are 4-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-7. The Aggies have an overall record of 15-2 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 6-4 against the spread.
Ben Simmons comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 12.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Keith Hornsby averages 14.2 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game for LSU. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Jalen Jones averages 17.2 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per contest this year for the Aggies. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Danuel House averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
LSU averages 82.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 34th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 248th in the country. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game which ranks them 45th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 87th with 11.9 per game. The Tigers allow 75.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 244th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 155th and 241st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 249th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 91st place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 70th in the Division 1.
Texas A&M averages 79.5 points per game this year which ranks them 46th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 44th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 38th in the nation. They average 39 rebounds per game and 18.9 assists per contest which ranks them 59th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Aggies rank 118th with 12.2 per game. The Aggies allow 64.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 32nd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 35th and 80th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 98th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 155th place in the nation. The Aggies force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in college basketball.
LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 4-10 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 7-7 against the over/under
Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 6-4 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 6-6 against the over/under
LSU Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 F Brian Bridgewater Knee out indefinitely
Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
12/15/15 F Elijah Thomas Personal left the team
11/17/15 G Alex Robinson Personal left the team
Josh's Pick: Take LSU
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