LSU Tigers vs Bethune-Cookman Wildcats in college hoops odds

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Jan 5, 1:30 PM | Pete Maravich Assembly Center

Bethune-Cookman Wildcats vs LSU Tigers Odds


The LSU Tigers will hit the floor running against the visiting Bethune-Cookman Wildcats Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

This season, the Tigers are 8-2 overall and 3-3 ATS ATS, while the Wildcats are 5-9 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, LSU boasts a 6-0 on the OU, and Bethune-Cookman is 0-0.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 76-ranked Tigers and the No. 255-rated Wildcats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 80-70 win for the Tigers on Saturday.


How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature LSU's No. 15-rated squad against Bethune-Cookman's No. 259-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, LSU rates No. 35 in the country with 8.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 242 nationally with 5.6 per match.

Defensively, Bethune-Cookman features the nation's No. 216-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.1 points per game. LSU, meanwhile, comes in at No. 61 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Bethune-Cookman, they were a 67-51 loser as they battled Youngstown State at home. The Wildcats endured a 67-51 loss at the hands of the Penguins on Friday, despite a 17-point effort from Adrien Coleman at Moore Gymnasium.

LSU was a 75-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Houston Baptist. Andre Stringer scored 11 points leading the Tigers to a 75-58 victory over Houston Baptist at Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Friday.

LSU Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Auburn are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

A few Wildcats at Tigers trends to consider:
LSU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
LSU is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games

Next up:
Bethune-Cookman at Florida International, Monday, January 7
LSU at Auburn, Wednesday, January 9