LSU Tigers vs Texas A&M Aggies Preview
Texas A&M Aggies vs LSU Tigers Odds
Pete Maravich Assembly Center will host LSU Tigers vs. Texas A&M Aggies action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
Supporters of the Aggies have watched them go 12-5 and 6-4 ATS on the year, while the Tigers are at 9-6 and 3-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Tigers are 7-3, while the Aggies have a 2-8 mark.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the LSU Tigers as 2.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 85 (Tigers) and the No. 84 (Aggies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 72-70 result in favor of the Aggies has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits LSU's No. 62-ranked offense, averaging 73 PPG, against a Aggies defense that ranks No. 39 at 59.4 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 42.8% so far, less than the Aggies marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.2% per game.
Defensively, Texas A&M features the nation's No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.2 points per game. LSU, meanwhile, comes in at No. 82 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas A&M, they were a 50-49 loser as they battled Alabama on the road. They covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. The Aggies endured a 50-49 loss at the hands of the Crimson Tide on Saturday, despite a 13-point effort from Elston Turner at Coleman Coliseum.
LSU lost its last outing, a 67-58 result against Georgia on January 19. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog. Johnny O'Bryant III scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Tigers to a win (they lost 67-58 to Georgia at Stegeman Coliseum on Saturday).
Texas A&M Aggies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing Alabama are 3-1
After a loss are 5-5
LSU Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Kentucky are 6-4
After playing Georgia are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Aggies at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas A&M's last 6 games on the road
Texas A&M is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games on the road
LSU is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
LSU is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
LSU is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Texas A&M
Texas A&M home to Georgia, Saturday, January 26
LSU at Kentucky, Saturday, January 26