LSU at Missouri NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
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The LSU Tigers travel to Mizzou Arena to play the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has LSU as 4.5 point favorites.
LSU comes into this game with an overall record of 15-3. They currently have a point differential of 11.1 as they are averaging 83.1 points per game while giving up 71.9 per contest. Missouri has an overall record of 10-7. They are averaging 67.8 points per game and surrendering 65.6, good for a point differential of 2.2.
Valuable LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 10-8-0 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 11-7-0 against the over/under
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 6-9-2 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 7-10-0 against the over/under
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
10/22/18 F Jontay Porter ACL is out for season
Tremont Waters comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. Skylar Mays averages 13.3 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Jordan Geist averages 13.3 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Mark Smith averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
LSU averages 83.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 11.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 183rd in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 104th and 135th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 106th with 14.2 per game. The Tigers allow 71.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 193rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 144th and 198th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 74th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 61st place in Division 1. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 310th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Missouri is 299th in the country with 67.8 points per game this year. They are 229th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.2. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 15th in the nation. They are 251st in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.4 boards per game, and 317th in assists per contest with 11.2. The Tigers are 83rd in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Tigers surrender 65.6 points per contest, which ranks them 41st in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 132nd and 109th in those defensive statistics. They rank 57th with 11.3 assists allowed per contest and 54th with 32.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 128th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game.
The Tigers are 25th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.5. In terms of pace they are 89th in the country with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 54th. As a team they are 21st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 263rd in Division 1. LSU is 141st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Missouri is 36th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 235th in the country in offensive rating with 101.6. In terms of pace they are 328th in Division 1 with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 163rd. As a team they are 183rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 100th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's LSU/Missouri college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Missouri +4.5
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