Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Tad Smith Coliseum
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The LSU Tigers head to Tad Smith Coliseum to take on the Ole Miss Rebels on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. The opening line for this game has Ole Miss as 10 point favorites.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 9-15 and a road record of 1-6. They are 9-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-8. The Rebels have an overall record of 15-10 and a home record of 10-5. They have an over/under record of 13-11 and they are 14-10 against the spread.
Antonio Blakeney comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Duop Reath averages 13.3 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game for LSU. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
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Deandre Burnett averages 16.6 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Rebels. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Sebastian Saiz averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.4 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
LSU averages 74.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 121st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -6.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 110th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 204th in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 96th and 168th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 304th with 14.8 per game. The Tigers allow 81.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 332nd in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 281st and 289th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 279th and they give up 15.2 assists per contest which puts them in 301st place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in Division 1.
Ole Miss averages 77.4 points per game this year which ranks them 65th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 262nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 211th in the nation. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 13 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 196th respectively. In the turnover department the Rebels rank 281st with 14.5 per game. The Rebels allow 75.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 244th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 95th and 277th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 235th and they give up 15.4 assists per contest which puts them in 307th place in the nation. The Rebels force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 108th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 72.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -13 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 101.9 and they assist on 47.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.4 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 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.6%. The Tigers give up 85.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 85 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rebels score 78.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 79 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3.4 points per game. The Rebels have a rating on offense of 104.8 and 51.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Ole Miss turns it over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.2%. The Rebels give up 75.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 9-14 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 15-8 against the over/under
Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 14-10 against the spread
The Ole Miss Rebels are 13-11 against the over/under
LSU Tigers Injuries
12/29/16 F Craig Victor Dismissed out for season
Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
01/16/17 F Karlis Silins ACL out for season
01/16/17 F Nate Morris Dismissed has been dismissed
Guy's Pick: Take Ole Miss -10
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