LSU Tigers vs Boise State Broncos Odds
The Boise State Broncos hope to be lousy hosts on Friday as the LSU Tigers pay a visit to Taco Bell Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
The Broncos sport records of 6-2 and 4-3 ATS heading into this battle, while the Tigers have 6-0 and 1-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-0 for the Broncos and 3-0 for the Tigers.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Boise State sat as 6.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 219-rated Broncos and the No. 108-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 87-79 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 9 in NCAA Division 1 with 44.2 per game. That compares with Boise State’s No. 308 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Boise State is college basketball's No. 35-ranked team at 8.1 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 40 with 8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, LSU owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Boise State, on the other hand, rates No. 112 in scoring at home.
LSU was an 80-67 winner in its last match at home against Chattanooga. They failed to cover the 19.5-point spread as favorites. Johnny O'Bryant III scored 18 points leading the Tigers to an 80-67 victory over Chattanooga at Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Tuesday.
Last time out for Boise State, they were a 76-55 loser as they battled Utah on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point favorite. Boise State was run off the court by the Utes on Wednesday as Utah routed them 76-55 at Huntsman Center.
LSU Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing UC Irvine are 1-0
After a win are 8-2
Boise State Broncos Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Idaho are 6-4
After playing Utah are 3-0
After a loss are 2-8
A few Tigers at Broncos trends to consider:
LSU is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
LSU is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Boise State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Boise State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
LSU at UC Irvine, Tuesday, December 18
Boise State home to Idaho, Thursday, December 20