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LSU Tigers vs Virginia Cavaliers Betting Matchup Report

Virginia CavaliersLSU Tigers
Jan 2, 7:00 PM | Pete Maravich Assembly Center

Virginia Cavaliers vs LSU Tigers Odds

12-1TEAM RECORD10-3

LSU will look to improve on its 10-3 record on Monday when they host Virginia in NCAAB odds action at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

The Tigers currently sports a 10-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-2 ATS. The Cavaliers are 12-1 and 6-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers produce a 2-8 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cavaliers have gone 1-7 against the number.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Tigers as 2.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 19 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cavaliers, who rate No. 101 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 79-70 victory for the Cavaliers.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Cavaliers is ranked No. 232 in NCAA hoops at 34.1 per game. Contrast that with LSU’s No. 20 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, LSU is the No. 216-ranked team in the country at 5.8 per game, while Virginia rates No. 246 at 5.4 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Virginia owns the country's No. 8-rated mark, allowing 55.3 points per game on the highway. LSU, on the other hand, rates No. 184 in scoring at home.

Virginia was a 57-50 winner in its last match at home against Towson. They failed to cover the 30.5–point spread as favorites. Virginia earned a 57-50 victory over Towson on Friday, getting 20 points from Sammy Zeglinski at John Paul Jones Arena.

LSU was a 69-37 winner in its last match at home against Grambling State. LSU cruised to victory on Thursday, running Grambling State out of the gym and running up a 69-37 score at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After a win are 9-1

LSU Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Mississippi are 4-6
After playing Grambling State are 2-0
After a win are 7-3

A few Cavaliers at Tigers trends to consider:
Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
LSU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
LSU is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Virginia home to Miami, Saturday, January 7
LSU home to Mississippi, Saturday, January 7

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