Arkansas Razorbacks take on Tigers in NCAA basketball test
Arkansas Razorbacks vs LSU Tigers Odds
The LSU Tigers host Arkansas on Wednesday, looking to build on their 16-9 mark against the 17-10 Razorbacks in college hoops action at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
LSU battles the Razorbacks, currently sitting with a 17-10 mark (10-8-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 12-8 for the Tigers and 6-11 for the Razorbacks.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Tigers as 2-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 146-rated Arkansas taking on the No. 69-rated Tigers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 77-74 win for the Razorbacks on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up LSU's No. 79 nationally ranked offense (71.7 points per game) against a Razorbacks defense that sits as the No. 228 at 68.4 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 43.1% from the field, less than the Razorbacks have managed so far this season (44.3% on average).
Defensively, Arkansas features the nation's No. 256-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.2 points per game. LSU, meanwhile, comes in at No. 82 nationally in scoring at home.
Arkansas lost its last outing, a 71-54 result against Florida on February 23. They covered in that game as a 17.5-point underdog. The Razorbacks got 18 points from Coty Clarke, but it was Florida that prevailed in a 71-54 final on Saturday at Stephen O'Connell Center.
LSU was a 97-94 winner in their most recent outing at home against Alabama. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites. The Tigers got a 24-point performance from Johnny O'Bryant III, who added 10 rebounds, as LSU ran past Alabama 97-94 on Saturday at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Kentucky are 5-5
After playing Florida are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
LSU Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Missouri are 0-1
After playing Alabama are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Razorbacks at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arkansas's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arkansas's last 6 games when playing on the road against LSU
Arkansas is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
Arkansas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against LSU
LSU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
LSU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Arkansas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LSU's last 6 games when playing Arkansas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LSU's last 6 games when playing at home against Arkansas
Arkansas home to Kentucky, Saturday, March 2
LSU at Missouri, Saturday, March 2