Auburn Tigers vs LSU Tigers in college hoops odds
LSU Tigers vs Auburn Tigers Odds
Auburn looks to cover the Tigers-Tigers pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 6-7 mark when they host LSU in college basketball wagering action.
The Tigers bring a 6-7 record (5-6 ATS) to this tilt against the 9-2 Tigers, who are 3-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Auburn go 4-1 so far and the Tigers go 6-0.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Auburn sat as 1.5-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 131 and the Tigers at No. 87 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 79-74 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Auburn has the nation's No. 153-rated offensive output, at 68.9 PPG. The visiting Tigers defense ranks No. 202 allowing on average 67.6 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 42% so far, less than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.1% per game.
Defensively, LSU features the nation's No. 303-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.7 points per game. Auburn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 174 nationally in scoring at home.
LSU won its last outing, a 79-63 result against Bethune-Cookman on January 5. The Tigers grabbed a 79-63 win over the Wildcats on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Charles Carmouche at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
In their last action, Auburn was a 78-72 winner at home against Florida State. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs. The Tigers got 24 points from Frankie Sullivan as Auburn ran past Florida State 78-72 on Wednesday at Auburn Arena.
LSU Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Florida are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing South Carolina are 4-6
After playing Florida State are 2-3
After a win are 2-8
A few Tigers at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LSU's last 5 games when playing on the road against Auburn
LSU is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Auburn
LSU is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Auburn
LSU is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Auburn is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Auburn's last 5 games when playing LSU
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Auburn's last 5 games when playing at home against LSU
Auburn is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing LSU
LSU home to Florida, Saturday, January 12
Auburn at South Carolina, Saturday, January 12