The LSU Tigers (11-4, 3-0 SEC) and their phenomenal offense visit Texas A&M to play the Aggies (8-6, 2-1 SEC) and their stifling defense. Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, and can be seen on SEC Network.
LSU Tigers vs. Texas A&M Aggies Betting Odds
Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Aggies won big over the Vanderbilt Commodores 69-50, while the Tigers barely escaped the Mississippi State Bulldogs 60-59.
The Tigers had a turnover percentage of 10.4 (better than their season average of 16.6) and held the Bulldogs to an effective field goal percentage of 0.366 (below their season average of 0.511). Meanwhile, Texas A&M played a nearly flawless game. They had a solid effective field goal percentage of 0.570 (above their season average of 0.435) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.7 (above their season average of 27.7). Vanderbilt was 0.350 and 28.2, respectively, for those same stats. Andre Gordon had a solid performance for Texas A&M with 15 points. Meanwhile, Emmitt Williams led the way for LSU, contributing 17 points and five rebounds.
The Tigers dominated this series last year, winning both contests. In the last game, LSU won 66-55. The Tigers’ turnover percentage was their biggest advantage over the Aggies. LSU had a rate of 10.7, while Texas A&M posted a mark of 15.0. This is the first time these teams will go head-to-head this year.
The game should be a showdown of strength against strength as the high-octane offense of LSU takes on the top-notch defense of Texas A&M. The Tigers rank 20th in offensive efficiency, while the Aggies are 40th in defensive efficiency.
LSU Tigers at Texas A&M Aggies ATS Pick
Pick: SU Winner – Lsu, ATS Winner – LSU, O/U – Under
- LSU ranks 46th in rebounds per game (39.2) while Texas A&M ranks 156th (35.4).
- The Tigers rank 34th in blocks per game (4.7) while the Aggies rank 80th (3.7).
- LSU ranks 99th in steals per game (7.1) while Texas A&M ranks 126th in steals allowed per game (6.9).
- The Tigers rank 143rd in assists per game (13.1) while the Aggies rank 233rd (10.7).
- LSU ranks 213th in three pointers attempted per game (19.7) while Texas A&M ranks 264th in three pointers allowed per game (27.1).
- During their last five games, the Tigers have scored an average of 71.8 points per game (7.5 below their season average) and allowed an average of 65.4 points per game (2.1 below their season average).
- The Aggies have outscored opponents by an average of 7.4 points in their last five games. On the season, Texas A&M has lost by an average of 1.1 points.