Vanderbilt at LSU College Basketball Betting Tips 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Pete Maravich Assembly Center
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The Vanderbilt Commodores head to Pete Maravich Assembly Center to take on the LSU Tigers on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has LSU as 15 point favorites.
Vanderbilt comes into this game with an overall record of 9-21. They currently have a point differential of -3.2 as they are averaging 69.0 points per game while giving up 72.2 per contest. LSU has an overall mark of 25-5. They are averaging 81.7 points per contest and giving up 73.4, which is a point differential of 8.3.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 11-19-0 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 10-18-2 against the over/under this year
Important LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 18-11-1 against the spread this season
The LSU Tigers are 18-11-1 against the over/under this year
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
11/23/18 G Darius Garland Ankle is out for season
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Simisola Shittu comes into this game averaging 11.4 points per contest while playing 27.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 58%. Saben Lee averages 12.4 points per contest in 32.1 minutes per game. He averages 4.0 assists per game and 3.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Tremont Waters scores 15.4 points per contest while playing 32.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.9 rebounds per contest and has 5.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Skylar Mays averages 13.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.2 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt averages 69.0 points per contest, which is 277th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -3.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 289th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 315th in the nation. They average 36.1 boards per contest and 11.9 assists per game, which ranks them 139th and 284th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 64th with 14.4 per game. The Commodores allow 72.2 points per contest, which is 200th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 115th and 175th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 214th, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 93rd place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 40th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
LSU is 24th in the nation with 81.7 points per contest this season. They are 90th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.3. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 306th in the NCAA. They are 31st in D-1 in rebounding with 38.7 boards per contest and 217th in assists per game with 13.0. The Tigers are 145th in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Tigers give up 73.4 points per game, which ranks them 234th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 171st and 174th in those defensive statistics. They rank 45th with 11.2 dimes allowed per game and 129th with 34.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 311th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest this year.
The Commodores are 296th in the nation in offensive rating with 98.9. In terms of pace they are 175th in the country with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 280th. As a team they are 271st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 89th in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 52nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions.
LSU is 249th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 112, which is ranked 33rd. They are 100th in D-1 in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 158th. As a unit they are 98th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 287th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Vanderbilt/LSU college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +15
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