LSU at Auburn College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
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The LSU Tigers head to Auburn Arena to take on the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
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Valuable LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 8-6 against the spread this season
The LSU Tigers are 7-9 against the over/under this year
Important Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 13-5 against the spread this season
The Auburn Tigers are 9-9 against the over/under this year
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
11/05/17 C Austin Wiley Eligibility is out for season
11/05/17 F Danjel Purifoy Suspension is out indefinitely
Tremont Waters averages 15.7 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Duop Reath averages 13.8 points per contest in 24.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 5.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Bryce Brown scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.2 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Mustapha Heron averages 14.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.4 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
LSU averages 79.2 points per contest this year, which is 66th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 28th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 135th in Division 1. They average 34.5 boards per contest and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 241st and 116th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 324th with 11.3 per game. The Tigers allow 71.3 points per contest, which is 153rd in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 166th and 64th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 118th, and they allow 11.4 assists per game which puts them in 49th place in college basketball. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Auburn is 13th in the country with 85.6 points per contest this season. They are 166th in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 13.2. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 69th in Division 1. They are 30th in the country in rebounding with 39.9 boards per contest and 109th in assists per game with 14.9. The Tigers are 246th in turnovers per contest with 12.5. The Tigers give up 72.4 points per game, which ranks them 182nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 33rd and 172nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 89th with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 174th with 34.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 300th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 26th in the nation in offensive rating with 114.4, and their defensive rating of 102.9 is ranked 213th. In terms of pace they are 222nd in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 36th. As a team they are 39th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 151st in Division 1. LSU is 314th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 169th in the nation.
Auburn is 311th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 56th in Division 1. The Tigers are 80th in the nation in defensive rating with 97.6, and their offensive rating of 115.4 is ranked 19th. They are 28th in D-1 in pace with 74.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 117th. As a unit they are 63rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 88th in the country.
Who will win tonight's LSU/Auburn college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take LSU
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