Vanderbilt at LSU College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/20/2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Pete Maravich Assembly Center
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The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Pete Maravich Assembly Center to play the LSU Tigers on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has LSU as 4 point favorites.
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Vanderbilt comes into this game with an overall record of 11-16. They currently have a point differential of -0.9 as they are averaging 72.1 points per game while giving up 73.0 per contest. LSU has an overall mark of 15-11. They are averaging 77.1 points per contest and giving up 73.1, which is a point differential of 4.0.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-16 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 12-12 against the over/under this year
Important LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 11-9 against the spread this season
The LSU Tigers are 11-12 against the over/under this year
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
01/23/18 G Matthew Fisher-Davis Shoulder is out for season
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
02/19/18 G Marshall Graves Shoulder is "?" Tuesday vs Vanderbilt
01/30/18 F Galen Alexander Dismissed is out for season
01/30/18 F Mayan Kiir Dismissed is out for season
Riley LaChance averages 13.2 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Jeff Roberson averages 16.6 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Duop Reath averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 63%. Tremont Waters averages 14.7 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores allow 73.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 191st in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 265th and 270th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 108th, and they give up 11.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 61st place in the country. They force 10.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in college basketball. Vanderbilt averages 72.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 231st in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 246th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 235th in D-1. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game, which ranks them 237th and 286th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 274th with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 73.1 points per contest, which ranks them 197th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 249th and 176th in those defensive statistics. They rank 92nd with 12.3 assists allowed per contest, and 140th with 34.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 213th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game this season. LSU is 87th in Division 1 with 77.1 points per game this year. They are 42nd in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 4.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 191st in the nation. They are 274th in college basketball in rebounding with 33.6 boards per game and 150th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Tigers are 300th in turnovers per game with 11.6.
The Commodores are 121st in the nation in offensive rating with 107.3, and their defensive rating of 108.5 is ranked 301st. In terms of pace they are 318th in the country with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 186th. As a team they are 135th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 29th in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 230th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 218th in the nation.
LSU is 285th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 266th in Division 1. The Tigers are 251st in the nation in defensive rating with 105.7, and their offensive rating of 111.5 is ranked 50th. They are 208th in D-1 in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 56th. As a unit they are 57th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 124th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Vanderbilt/LSU college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take LSU -4
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