LSU at Alabama College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/13/2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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The LSU Tigers travel to Coleman Coliseum to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 6 point favorites.
LSU heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-10. They currently have a point differential of 4.9 as they are averaging 78.2 points per contest while giving up 73.3 per game. Alabama has an overall mark of 16-9. They are averaging 73.3 points per contest and giving up 68.3, which is a point differential of 5.0.
Valuable LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 10-8 against the spread this season
The LSU Tigers are 10-11 against the over/under this year
Important Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 13-10 against the spread this season
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 6-18 against the over/under this year
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
02/12/18 G Marshall Graves Shoulder is "?" Tuesday vs Alabama
01/30/18 F Galen Alexander Dismissed is out for season
01/30/18 F Mayan Kiir Dismissed is out for season
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/09/17 G Ar'Mond Davis Knee is out for season
01/01/18 G Riley Norris Hip is out for season
Duop Reath averages 14.2 points per game in 24.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%. Tremont Waters averages 14.9 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Donta Hall averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 74% and his free throw percentage is 58%. Collin Sexton averages 18.5 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 208th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 240th and 89th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 147th, and they give up 12.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 87th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 216th in college basketball. LSU averages 78.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 73rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 32nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 191st in D-1. They average 33.5 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 278th and 132nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 301st with 11.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Crimson Tide surrender 68.3 points per contest, which ranks them 75th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 48th with 11.4 assists allowed per contest, and 202nd with 35.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Crimson Tide are 207th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game this season. Alabama is 198th in Division 1 with 73.3 points per game this year. They are 80th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.0. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 299th in the nation. They are 117th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.6 boards per game and 241st in assists per contest with 12.7. The Crimson Tide are 93rd in turnovers per game with 14.0.
The Tigers are 33rd in the nation in offensive rating with 112.6, and their defensive rating of 105.5 is ranked 254th. In terms of pace they are 209th in the country with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 42nd. As a team they are 44th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 132nd in Division 1. LSU is 288th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 232nd in the nation.
Alabama is 79th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 21st in Division 1. The Crimson Tide are 53rd in the nation in defensive rating with 96.8, and their offensive rating of 103.9 is ranked 191st. They are 134th in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 135th. As a unit they are 142nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 262nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's LSU/Alabama college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Alabama -6
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