Northwestern State Demons face LSU Tigers: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Northwestern State Demons vs LSU Tigers Odds
The Northwestern State Demons will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Tigers in LSU at Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Tigers sport records of 2-0 and 1-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Demons have 3-0 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-0 for the Tigers and 0-0 for the Demons.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tigers sit at No. 68 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Demons sit at No. 123 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Demons will win this game 103-91.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits LSU's No. 99-ranked offense, averaging 75 PPG, against a Demons defense that ranks No. 113 at 62.3 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 44.4% so far, less than the Demons marksmen have achieved on the year, 54.1% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Northwestern State owns the country's No. 151-rated mark, allowing 67 points per game on the highway. LSU, on the other hand, rates No. 159 in scoring at home.
Northwestern State was a 92-43 winner in their most recent outing at home against Hannibal-LaGrange. Northwestern State cruised to victory on Saturday, running Hannibal-LaGrange out of the gym and running up a 92-43 score at Prather Coliseum.
In their last action, LSU was a 73-48 winner at home against McNeese State. The battle between the Tigers and Cowboys didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as McNeese State was handed a 73-48 defeat on Tuesday at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
LSU Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Miss Valley State are 1-0
After playing McNeese State are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Demons at Tigers trends to consider:
LSU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Northwestern State
LSU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Northwestern State
LSU is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Northwestern State at Texas A&M, Monday, November 26
LSU home to Miss Valley State, Saturday, November 24