NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Razorbacks underdogs vs Tigers at LSU

Arkansas Razorbacks LSU Tigers
13-7 February 01, 2014, 05:00 | Pete Maravich Assembly Center 13-6



Pete Maravich Assembly Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host LSU Tigers and the visiting Arkansas Razorbacks in college hoops action on Saturday.

The Tigers sit at 13-6 (6-7-2 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Razorbacks are currently 13-7 (9-8 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? LSU is 8-6-1 OU, and Arkansas is 11-6 OU.

View Arkansas Razorbacks vs LSU Tigers Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Tigers as -3.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 84 and the Razorbacks at No. 47 heading into this contest.

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Arkansas was a 75-71 loser in its last match at home against Missouri. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Rashad Madden scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Razorbacks to a win (they lost 75-71 to Missouri at Bud Walton Arena on Tuesday).

In their last action, LSU was an 87-82 winner at home against Kentucky. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. LSU got 29 points from Johnny O'Bryant III en route to an 87-82 victory over Kentucky on Tuesday at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature LSU's No. 10-rated squad against Arkansas's No. 82-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, LSU rates No. 111 in the country with 6.42 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 55 nationally with 7.5 per match.

A few Razorbacks at Tigers trends to consider:
Arkansas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Arkansas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arkansas's last 6 games
Arkansas is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
LSU is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LSU's last 5 games
LSU is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games at home
LSU is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Arkansas


Next up:
Arkansas home to Alabama, Wednesday, February 5th
LSU at Georgia, Thursday, February 6th
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