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Butler Bulldogs vs LSU Tigers Betting Matchup Report

LSU TigersButler Bulldogs
4-2December 01, 2013, 02:20 | HP Field House5-1



The Butler Bulldogs hope to be lousy hosts on Sunday as the LSU Tigers pay a visit to HP Field House on the college basketball betting menu.

The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 2-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulldogs are 3-2 ATS. LSU is 1-2 on the totals; Butler is 2-3.

View LSU Tigers vs Butler Bulldogs Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Tigers were listed as -1.5-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.

The Bulldogs sit at No. 28 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at No. 128 on the same chart.

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LSU lost its last outing, a 76-69 result against Memphis on November 29. They failed to cover in that game as a 3-point underdog. Austin Nichols scored 19 points leading the Tigers to a 76-69 victory over LSU at HP Field House on Friday.

Last time out for Butler, they were a 69-67 loser as they battled Oklahoma State on the road. They covered in the match as a 12.5-point underdog. Oklahoma State earned a 69-67 victory over Butler on Friday, getting 17 points from Marcus Smart at HP Field House.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Butler's No. 146-ranked offense, averaging 74.33 PPG, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 136 at 71.17 PPG. The Bulldogs field goal percentage has averaged 44.72% so far, less than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.87% per game.

Next up:
LSU home to Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, December 14th
Butler at North Dakota, Saturday, December 7th

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