Missouri Tigers vs LSU Tigers Predictions, College Basketball Picks, Odds 2/11/2020
Game: Missouri Tigers vs LSU Tigers
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA
Odds/Point Spread: LSU -10
The Missouri Tigers travel to Pete Maravich Assembly Center to play the LSU Tigers on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has LSU as 10 point favorites.
Missouri comes into this game with an overall record of 11-12. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 66.0 points per game while giving up 64.1 per contest. LSU has an overall record of 17-6. They are averaging 80.7 points per game and surrendering 71.8, good for a point differential of 8.8.
Valuable Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 9-13-1 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 8-15-0 against the over/under
Important LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 11-11-1 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 13-10-0 against the over/under
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
01/15/20 G Mario McKinney Jr. Left Team is out for season
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
01/15/20 G Charles Manning Jr. Foot is out indefinitely
Mark Smith averages 10.9 points per game in 28.8 minutes per contest. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Dru Smith comes into this contest averaging 11.3 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Emmitt Williams averages 14.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.0 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Skylar Mays averages 15.9 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 64.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 50th and 31st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 135th, and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 43rd place in the NCAA. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 284th in the nation. Missouri averages 66.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 302nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 329th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 317th in D-1. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 209th and 300th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 62nd with 14.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 71.8 points per contest, which ranks them 247th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 110th and 234th in those defensive statistics. They rank 177th with 12.5 assists allowed per contest, and 60th with 32.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 108th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game. LSU is 11th in the country with 80.7 points per game this year. They are 19th in the D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 8.8. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 296th in the nation. They are 17th in the country in rebounding with 40.1 boards per game and 170th in assists per contest with 13.3. The Tigers are 170th in turnovers per game with 13.3.
The Tigers are 272nd in the nation in offensive rating with 97.2. In terms of pace they are 283rd in the country with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 309th. As a team they are 255th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 70th in Division 1. Missouri is 41st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions.
LSU is 226th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 112.4, which is ranked 9th. They are 104th in D-1 in pace with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 51st. As a unit they are 31st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 279th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Missouri/LSU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take LSU -10
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