Saturday, January 21, 2017
Bud Walton Arena
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The LSU Tigers travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, January 21, 2017.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 9-8 and a road record of 1-3. They are 6-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-6. The Razorbacks have an overall record of 14-4 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 8-8 and they are 8-8 against the spread.
Antonio Blakeney comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Duop Reath averages 13.6 points per game in 27.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for LSU. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Daryl Macon averages 14 points per game while playing 25.1 minutes per contest this year for the Razorbacks. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Dusty Hannahs averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.8 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
LSU averages 75.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 101st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 101st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 189th in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 56th and 149th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 287th with 14.7 per game. The Tigers allow 78.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 280th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 222nd and 163rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.9 rebounds a game which ranks 275th and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 251st place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in Division 1.
Arkansas averages 81.1 points per game this year which ranks them 31st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 77th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 78th in the nation. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 84th and 72nd respectively. In the turnover department the Razorbacks rank 75th with 12.2 per game. The Razorbacks allow 72.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 171st in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 62nd and 104th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 171st and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 112th place in the nation. The Razorbacks force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 188th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 69.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -13.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -16.3 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 103.1 and they assist on 47.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. LSU turns the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33%. The Tigers give up 83.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 83.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Razorbacks score 83.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 5 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.6 points per game. The Razorbacks have a rating on offense of 112.4 and 54.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Arkansas turns it over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.1%. The Razorbacks give up 71.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 6-10 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 10-6 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 8-8 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 8-8 against the over/under
LSU Tigers Injuries
12/29/16 F Craig Victor Dismissed out for season
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/11/16 G RJ Glasper Shoulder out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Arkansas
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