Missouri Tigers take on Tigers in NCAA basketball test
Missouri Tigers vs LSU Tigers Odds
The LSU Tigers hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Missouri Tigers pay a visit to Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the college basketball betting menu.
The Tigers sit at 10-7 (5-7 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Tigers are currently 15-4 (8-7 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? LSU is 8-4 OU, and Missouri is 9-5 OU.
The Tigers were listed as 4.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 25-rated Missouri taking on the No. 105-rated Tigers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 81-74 win for the Tigers on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up LSU's No. 82 nationally ranked offense (71.9 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 157 at 65.3 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 42.4% from the field, less than the Tigers have managed so far this season (44.6% on average).
Defensively, Missouri features the nation's No. 290-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.3 points per game. LSU, meanwhile, comes in at No. 109 nationally in scoring at home.
Missouri won its last outing, an 81-59 result against Vanderbilt on January 26. They covered in that game as a 12.5-point favorite. Missouri cruised to victory on Saturday, running Vanderbilt out of the gym and running up an 81-59 score at Mizzou Arena.
In their last action, LSU was a 75-70 loser on the road against Kentucky. They covered the 15.5-point spread as underdogs. Johnny O'Bryant III poured in 21 points and added 12 rebounds in a losing cause for LSU on Saturday, as the Wildcats rolled to a 75-70 victory over LSU at Rupp Arena.
Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
After playing Vanderbilt are 2-0
After a win are 7-3
LSU Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Mississippi State are 5-5
After playing Kentucky are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Tigers at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Missouri's last 9 games on the road
LSU is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LSU's last 6 games
LSU is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
LSU is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Missouri home to Auburn, Saturday, February 2
LSU at Mississippi State, Saturday, February 2