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LSU Tigers vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Odds
The visiting LSU Tigers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Humphrey Coliseum against the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
Supporters of the Tigers have watched them go 11-7 and 6-7 ATS on the year, while the Bulldogs are at 7-12 and 5-10 ATS. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 6-8, while the Tigers have a 8-5 mark.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Mississippi State sat as 4-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 280-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 105-rated Tigers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 70-61 win for the Tigers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 45 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.3 per game. That compares with Mississippi State’s No. 207 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Mississippi State is college basketball's No. 317-ranked team at 4.5 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 54 with 7.6 per game.
Defensively, LSU features the nation's No. 262-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.8 points per game. Mississippi State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 321 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for LSU, they were a 73-70 winner as they battled Missouri at home. They covered in the match as a 4.5-point underdog. LSU earned a 73-70 victory over Missouri on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Anthony Hickey at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
Mississippi State was a 55-49 loser in their most recent outing at home against Texas A&M. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. Gavin Ware scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 55-49 to Texas A&M at Humphrey Coliseum on Wednesday).
LSU Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Vanderbilt are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Mississippi State Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Mississippi are 6-4
After playing Texas A&M are 1-0
After a loss are 4-6
A few Tigers at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LSU's last 6 games when playing on the road against Mississippi State
LSU is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games when playing on the road against Mississippi State
LSU is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Mississippi State's last 6 games when playing at home against LSU
Mississippi State is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against LSU
Mississippi State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing LSU
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Mississippi State's last 6 games
LSU home to Vanderbilt, Wednesday, February 6
Mississippi State at Mississippi, Wednesday, February 6