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LSU Tigers take on Cougars in college basketball test

LSU TigersHouston Cougars
Nov 29, 8:00 PM | Hofheinz Pavilion

LSU Tigers vs Houston Cougars Odds


The Houston Cougars will try to pay off for their supporters on Tuesday when they play host to the Tigers at Hofheinz Pavilion in NCAAB action.

The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 3-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Cougars are 1-1 ATS. LSU is 2-2 on the totals; Houston is 2-0.

View LSU vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Cougars installed as 1.5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cougars rated this week at No. 68 and the Tigers sitting at No. 124. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 87-80 result in favor of the Cougars.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 114 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.5 per game. That compares with Houston’s No. 103 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Houston is college basketball's No. 185-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 87 with 7.3 per game.

Defensively, LSU features the nation's No. 288-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.5 points per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 63 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, LSU was a 79-75 loser at home against South Alabama. They failed to cover the 15.5–point spread as favorites. The Tigers got 20 points from Andre Stringer, but it was South Alabama that prevailed in a 79-75 final on Wednesday at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

In their last action, Houston was an 81-80 loser at home against TCU. They failed to cover the 5–point spread as favorites. Houston suffered an 81-80 loss against TCU on Saturday, getting 16 points from Alandise Harris in a losing effort at Hofheinz Pavilion.

LSU Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
After playing South Alabama are 1-1
After a loss are 2-8

Houston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas A&M C.C. are 3-2
After playing TCU are 5-5
After a loss are 1-9

A few Tigers at Cougars trends to consider:
LSU is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Houston is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games at home
Houston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Houston is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games

Next up:
LSU at Rutgers, Saturday, December 3
Houston home to Texas A&M C.C., Saturday, December 3