Saturday, February 11, 2017
Pete Maravich Assembly Center
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The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Pete Maravich Assembly Center to play the LSU Tigers on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 6 point favorites.
The Razorbacks come into this game with an overall record of 17-7 and a road record of 3-4. They are 10-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-10. The Tigers have an overall record of 9-14 and a home record of 7-6. They have an over/under record of 15-7 and they are 9-13 against the spread.
Dusty Hannahs comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 24 minutes per night so far this season for the Razorbacks. He pulls down 1.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Daryl Macon averages 13 points per game in 25.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Arkansas. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Antonio Blakeney averages 16.3 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Duop Reath averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Arkansas averages 80.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 35th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 86th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 70th in the country. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game which ranks them 118th and 97th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 66th with 12 per game. The Razorbacks allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 217th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 112th and 137th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 167th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 151st place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 179th in Division 1.
LSU averages 75 points per game this year which ranks them 116th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -6.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 95th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 201st in the nation. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest which ranks them 126th and 163rd respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 293rd with 14.7 per game. The Tigers allow 81.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 333rd in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 282nd and 282nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.9 rebounds a game which ranks 288th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest which puts them in 306th place in the nation. The Tigers force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in college basketball.
The Razorbacks average 74.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.3 per contest. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 112.2 and they assist on 52.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Arkansas turns the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34%. The Razorbacks give up 78 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 77.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -14.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -1.8 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 102.3 and 47.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. LSU turns it over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.2%. The Tigers give up 79 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 88.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 10-12 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 12-10 against the over/under
LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 9-13 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 15-7 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/11/16 G RJ Glasper Shoulder out indefinitely
LSU Tigers Injuries
12/29/16 F Craig Victor Dismissed out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Arkansas -6
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