Arkansas at LSU College Basketball Game Picks 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Pete Maravich Assembly Center
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The Arkansas Razorbacks head to Pete Maravich Assembly Center to take on the LSU Tigers on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has LSU as 8.5 point favorites.
Arkansas comes into this game with an overall record of 12-8. They currently have a point differential of 5.6 as they are averaging 77.7 points per game while giving up 72.1 per contest. LSU has an overall mark of 17-3. They are averaging 82.7 points per contest and giving up 71.6, which is a point differential of 11.1.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 10-10-0 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 6-13-1 against the over/under this year
Important LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 11-8-1 against the spread this season
The LSU Tigers are 12-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/09/18 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
01/19/19 G Jordan Phillips Transferred has left team
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Daniel Gafford comes into this game averaging 16.1 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 58%. Mason Jones averages 14.3 points per contest in 30.3 minutes per game. He averages 3.0 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Tremont Waters scores 15.3 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.9 rebounds per contest and has 6.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Skylar Mays averages 13.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas averages 77.7 points per contest, which is 73rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 191st. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 251st in the nation. They average 36.6 boards per contest and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 133rd and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 146th with 13.6 per game. The Razorbacks allow 72.1 points per contest, which is 198th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 44th and 104th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.9 rebounds a game which ranks 326th, and they allow 12.9 assists per game which puts them in 155th place in the country. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 328th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
LSU is 27th in the nation with 82.7 points per contest this season. They are 55th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 11.1. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 215th in the NCAA. They are 71st in D-1 in rebounding with 37.9 boards per contest and 140th in assists per game with 14.1. The Tigers are 106th in turnovers per contest with 14.0. The Tigers give up 71.6 points per game, which ranks them 181st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 118th and 121st in those defensive statistics. They rank 42nd with 11.0 dimes allowed per game and 108th with 33.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 317th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.1 per contest this year.
The Razorbacks are 173rd in the nation in offensive rating with 104.1. In terms of pace they are 47th in the country with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 207th. As a team they are 219th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 195th in Division 1. Arkansas is 232nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions.
LSU is 174th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 112.7, which is ranked 29th. They are 85th in D-1 in pace with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 98th. As a unit they are 52nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 243rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas/LSU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Arkansas +8.5
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