Auburn Tigers vs LSU Tigers Prediction, 1/18/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Auburn Tigers vs LSU Tigers
Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Location: Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA
TV: Youtube TV
The Auburn Tigers (14-3) are traveling to Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Wednesday where they will compete against the LSU Tigers (12-5).
The Auburn Tigers took the court against Mississippi State and notched a win by a score of 69-63 in their last contest. In regard to fouls, the Tigers ended up finishing with 22 while Mississippi State totaled 14 fouls. They also converted 0 of their 18 tries from three-point range. Mississippi State finished shooting 75.0% at the charity stripe by making 21 of 28 attempts. Furthermore, Mississippi State snagged 36 rebounds (15 offensive, 21 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Mississippi State doled out 7 assists and had 9 steals in this game. When discussing the defense, Auburn allowed the other team to go 37.5% from the floor on 21 out of 56 shooting. They also recorded 11 assists for this contest as well as forcing the other team into 15 turnovers and earning 10 steals. When it comes to grabbing boards, they collected 26 with 8 of them being of the offensive variety. At the charity stripe, the Tigers buried 10 of 13 shots for a percentage of 76.9%. Auburn wrapped up the game having earned a 43.6% field goal percentage (24 of 55) and made 11 out of their 25 three-point attempts.
Jaylin Williams is a player who was a contributor for the contest. He totaled 21 points on 8 of 15 shooting. He saw the court for 31 mins and pulled down 7 boards. He finished the game shooting 53.3% from the field and also dished out 2 assists.
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Auburn will play this contest with a win-loss record of 14-3 for the season. They are losing possession via turnover 13.7 times per contest and as a unit are committing 19.2 fouls every game. As a team, Auburn is grabbing 38.5 boards per game and has totaled 243 assists on the season, which is 189th in college basketball in terms of passing the ball. The Tigers are shooting 30.2% on three-point attempts (107 of 354) and 68.8% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 72.5 points per outing (163rd in college hoops) while hitting 43.8% from the field.
Defensively, the Tigers are forcing their opponents into 14.1 turnovers per contest and they draw 18.2 fouls. They are 14th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 169 surrendered on the year. The Tigers defense is allowing a shooting percentage of 39.2% (379 of 968) and they surrender 34.3 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They concede 25.4% on 3-pointers and they are 38th in college hoops in points per game allowed (63.2).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the LSU Tigers went home defeated by a final of 106-66 when they played Alabama. When it comes to rebounding, LSU allowed Alabama to pull down 48 in all (19 offensive). They went 37.0% from beyond the arc by going 20 out of 54 and ended up shooting 16 of 20 from the charity stripe (80.0%). The Tigers permitted Alabama to convert 35 of 76 attempts from the field which had them shooting 46.1% for this contest. When the final whistle blew, the Tigers went 18 out of 61 from the floor which had them shooting 29.5%. In reference to shooting from beyond the arc, LSU knocked down 8 of their 21 attempts (38.1%). They were able to make 22 of the free throws for a percentage of 75.9%. Alabama committed 21 personal fouls for this contest which took the Tigers to the free throw line for a total of 29 tries. They also turned it over 11 times, while earning 4 steals for the game. The Tigers snagged 22 defensive boards and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 33 for this contest.
Cam Hayes ended up being important for the Tigers in the matchup. He made 4 of 6 for the contest giving him a rate of 66.7%, and totaled 1 rebound. He recorded 10 points in his 20 mins of playing time and had 2 dimes for the contest.
LSU has a mark of 12-5 so far this season. The Tigers are committing 16.6 fouls per game and they go 70.7% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 13.5 times per game (181st in college basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.7 times per contest. LSU has scored 1,185 points on the year (69.7 per game) and they average 34.6 boards per contest. When it comes to executing on offense, the Tigers are hitting on 43.5% from the field, which is 239th in college hoops.
The Tigers defensively are ranked 121st in Division 1 in points per game surrendered with 67.1. They are able to force 13.4 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 42.8% from the floor (170th in Division 1). The LSU defense concedes 28.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter (116 of 403) and their opponents are connecting on 70.0% of their free throw shots. They allow 11.8 assists and 34.5 total boards per game, which is ranked 123rd and 204th in Division 1.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take LSU and under the total points
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