LSU vs Ole Miss Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: LSU Tigers vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: The Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Ole Miss +4.5
The LSU Tigers travel to The Pavilion at Ole Miss to play the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has LSU as 4.5 point favorites.
LSU heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-4. They currently have a point differential of 11.3 as they are averaging 79.9 points per contest while giving up 68.6 per game. Ole Miss has an overall record of 9-7. They are averaging 68.8 points per game and surrendering 66.3, good for a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 8-8-0 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 8-8-0 against the over/under
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 6-10-0 against the spread
The Ole Miss Rebels are 8-8-0 against the over/under
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
01/15/20 G Charles Manning Jr. Foot is out indefinitely
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
01/15/20 F Khadim Sy Undisclosed is questionable
01/15/20 G Breein Tyree Back is questionable
01/10/20 G Luis Rodriguez Foot is out indefinitely
Emmitt Williams averages 13.2 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Skylar Mays comes into this contest averaging 16.0 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Devontae Shuler averages 10.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 62%. Breein Tyree averages 17.8 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 174th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 60th and 228th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 80th, and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 160th place in the NCAA. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 140th in the nation. LSU averages 79.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 24th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 11.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 267th in D-1. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 44th and 147th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 156th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rebels surrender 66.3 points per contest, which ranks them 106th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 215th and 43rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 186th with 12.6 assists allowed per contest, and 64th with 32.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rebels are 181st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game. Ole Miss is 252nd in the country with 68.8 points per game this year. They are 208th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 256th in the nation. They are 227th in the country in rebounding with 34.7 boards per game and 113th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Rebels are 139th in turnovers per game with 13.9.
The Tigers are 9th in the nation in offensive rating with 112. In terms of pace they are 141st in the country with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 39th. As a team they are 34th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 253rd in Division 1. LSU is 206th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Ole Miss is 116th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions. The Rebels are 225th in the country in offensive rating with 99.5. In terms of pace they are 238th in Division 1 with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 221st. As a team they are 182nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 213th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's LSU/Ole Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ole Miss +4.5
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