LSU at Ole Miss Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 1/15/2019
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The Pavilion at Ole Miss
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The LSU Tigers travel to The Pavilion at Ole Miss to play the Ole Miss Rebels on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Ole Miss as 5 point favorites.
LSU comes into this game with an overall record of 12-3. They currently have a point differential of 10.3 as they are averaging 82.1 points per game while giving up 71.8 per contest. Ole Miss has an overall mark of 13-2. They are averaging 79.8 points per contest and giving up 67.2, which is a point differential of 12.6.
Valuable LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 8-7-0 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 9-6-0 against the over/under
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 14-1-0 against the spread
The Ole Miss Rebels are 7-7-1 against the over/under
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Skylar Mays comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 88%. Naz Reid averages 13.2 points per game in 22.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Breein Tyree averages 17.5 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Terence Davis averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
LSU averages 82.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 32nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 141st in the nation. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 136th and 118th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 76th with 14.7 per game. The Tigers allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 196th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 127th and 214th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 69th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 64th place in Division 1. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 303rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ole Miss is 54th in the country with 79.8 points per game this year. They are 14th in Division 1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 12.6. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 37th in the nation. They are 175th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game, and 40th in assists per contest with 16.1. The Rebels are 185th in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Rebels surrender 67.2 points per contest, which ranks them 82nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 70th and 205th in those defensive statistics. They rank 189th with 13.1 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 30.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rebels are 238th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game.
The Tigers are 35th in the nation in offensive rating with 113. In terms of pace they are 124th in the country with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 39th. As a team they are 23rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 237th in Division 1. LSU is 101st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
Ole Miss is 150th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions. The Rebels have an offensive rating of 113.9, which is ranked 27th. They are 190th in D-1 in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 15th. As a unit they are 8th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 207th in the country.
Who will win tonight's LSU/Ole Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ole Miss -5
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