Missouri Tigers at LSU Tigers Betting Odds

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The LSU Tigers (14-11, 5-8 SEC) will attempt to snap the five-game winning streak of the Missouri Tigers (18-8, 8-5 SEC) when they welcome them to Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Action begins at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 17, 2018.

Missouri Tigers vs. LSU Tigers Free Preview

In Missouri’s last contest, they defeated the No. 21 Texas A&M Aggies, 62-58. Kassius Robertson was the games leading scorer with 16 points on 6-for-11 shooting. Missouri played a nearly perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.214 (matching their season average) and a turnover percentage of 12.3 (better than their season average of 19.0). For those same stats, Texas A&M was 0.081 and 19.8, respectively. LSU will be hoping for a better outcome after its 80-65 loss to the Alabama Crimson Tide in its last contest. Daryl Edwards was the top scorer from either team with 21 points on 8-for-10 shooting. Alabama had a free throw rate of 0.327 (above their season average of 0.279). LSU, meanwhile, held Alabama to an offensive rebounding percentage of 14.3 (below their season average of 29.2). Robertson has really been playing well over the last five games for Missouri, averaging 21.4 points and 3.4 assists per game. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams. LSU won the lone contest played against each other last season, 88-77. LSU dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a turnover percentage of 11.1 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.527. For those same stats, Missouri had marks of 15.8 and 0.484, respectively.

Missouri Tigers vs. LSU Tigers Prediction

Free College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Missouri, ATS Winner – Missouri, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Missouri ranks 35th in blocks per game (4.5) while LSU ranks 95th (3.6).
  • Missouri ranks 22nd in assists allowed per game (10.8) while LSU ranks 79th (12.4).
  • Missouri ranks 83rd in rebounds per game (37.3) while LSU ranks 230th (33.4).
  • LSU ranks 42nd in steals per game (7.5) while Missouri ranks 186th (5.4).
  • Missouri ranks 88th in three pointers attempted per game (23.8) while LSU ranks 210th in three pointers allowed per game (23.4).

Betting Trends:

  • LSU has been outscored by an average of 4.6 points in their last five games. For the season, LSU has defeated opponents by an average of 4.1 points.
  • During their last five games, Missouri has scored an average of 72.8 points per game (1.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 66.4 points per game (0.6 below their season average).