LSU Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks Prediction, 3/11/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: LSU Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Friday, March 11, 2022
Location: Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: LSU (+1)
The Arkansas Razorbacks (24-7) host the LSU Tigers (22-10) at Amalie Arena on Friday. Arkansas opens as 1-point favorites. The betting total comes in at 138.5.
The LSU Tigers faced off with Missouri and earned the victory with a final of 76-68 in their last contest. LSU walked away from the contest with a 56.0% FG percentage (28 of 50) and converted 5 of 19 shots from distance. At the free throw line, the Tigers buried 15 of 18 attempts for a percentage of 83.3%. With respect to rebounding, they earned 23 with 5 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 18 dimes in the matchup as well as forcing 20 turnovers and getting 9 steals. Concerning defense, LSU let their opponent shoot 41.8% from the field on 23 out of 55 shooting. Missouri earned 16 dimes and had 10 steals in the game. Furthermore, Missouri snagged 30 rebounds (12 offensive, 18 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Missouri finished the contest at 88.2% at the free throw line by knocking down 15 of their 17 shots. They knocked down 7 out of their 19 tries from downtown. In reference to personal fouls, the Tigers walked away with 15 and Missouri accumulated 17 personal fouls.
Darius Days is someone who was a major contributor in this contest. He finished 54.5% from the field but had no assists at the end of the game. He played 28 minutes played and also collected 7 rebounds. He recorded 16 points on 6 of 11 shooting.
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LSU comes into this contest with a record of 22-10 on the season. They are averaging 73.3 points per outing (122nd in the nation) while hitting 44.2% from the floor. The Tigers are shooting 32.2% on three-point shots (212 of 659) and 72.5% from the charity stripe. As a unit, LSU is snagging 37.2 rebounds per game and has tallied 408 assists this season, which has them ranked 164th in college basketball in terms of passing. They cough up possession 14.6 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 19.3 fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end, the Tigers are able to force 18.1 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 16.5 personal fouls. They are 117th in the country in allowing assists to the opposition with 363 conceded this season. The Tigers defensively are allowing and opponent field goal percentage of 38.5% (671 of 1,741) and they surrender 34.7 boards per game as a team. They give up 28.0% on 3-point shots while they are 25th in D-1 in points per game from their opponents (63.1).
When they last stepped on the court, the Arkansas Razorbacks took a defeat with a final score of 78-74 when they played Tennessee. In reference to attacking the glass, Arkansas allowed Tennessee to get 32 overall (6 offensive). They went 66.7% from beyond the arc by going 12 of 18 and finished the contest at 20 of 30 at the charity stripe (66.7%). The Razorbacks allowed Tennessee to convert 23 of their 50 attempts from the floor which had them sitting at 46.0% in the game. When the final whistle blew, the Razorbacks ended up going 23 out of 62 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 37.1%. When discussing 3-point shots, Arkansas made 10 of their 28 tries (35.7%). They were able to bury 18 of them for a rate of 66.7%. Tennessee had 25 personal fouls in this game which took the Razorbacks to the charity stripe for a total of 27 shots. They turned it over 14 times, while getting 9 steals in this game. The Razorbacks were able to corral 20 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 31 in this contest.
JD Notae pitched in for the Razorbacks for this contest. He converted 6 out of 20 in this game for a field goal rate of 30.0%, and tallied 5 rebounds. He recorded 20 points in his 34 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 4 dimes in this matchup.
Arkansas has a mark of 24-7 so far this year. When it comes to offense, the Razorbacks are shooting 44.0% from the field, which ranks 185th in the country. Arkansas has totaled 2,396 pts for the year (77.3 per game) and they pull in 38.5 rebounds per game. They are dishing out assists 14.2 times per game (96th in college hoops) and they are giving up possession 12.5 times per game. The Razorbacks are committing 16.8 fouls per game and they connect on 74.9% from the charity stripe.
The Arkansas defense gives up 32.6% on shots from distance (233 of 714) and opponents are converting on 72.3% of their foul shots. They surrender 12.8 dimes and 34.6 rebounds every game, which has them ranked 194th and 178th in the country. The Razorbacks are ranked 148th in college hoops in PPG given up with 68.2. They have forced 15.1 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 40.9% from the floor (48th in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take LSU (+1)
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