LSU Tigers vs. Texas A&M Aggies - 11/28/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas A&M Aggies (8-3) at LSU Tigers (7-3)
College Football: Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Tiger Stadium)
The Line: LSU Tigers -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The LSU Tigers and the Texas A&M Aggies face off on Saturday in Baton Rouge in a SEC college football matchup.
The LSU Tigers are 7-3 this season but they have lost their last three games. LSU is averaging 31.9 points and 428.2 yards per game and they have turned the ball over eight times. Tigers QB Brandon Harris has completed 54.9 percent of his passes with 12 touchdowns and four interceptions and he has rushed for three touchdowns. Leonard Fournette leads the LSU ground attack with 1,582 yards and 17 touchdowns and Malachi Dupre has 37 receptions and six touchdowns. The LSU defense is allowing 25.7 points and 351.7 yards per game with eight interceptions, five fumble recoveries, and 24 sacks. Deion Jones has 81 tackles, Kendell Beckwith has 70 tackles, and Lewis Neal has 7.0 sacks. LSU has seen their season unravel in November.
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The Texas A&M Aggies are 8-3 this season and are looking to close out the regular season with win number nine. The Aggies offense is averaging 30.3 points and 438.7 yards per game and they have turned the ball over 19 times. While Texas A&M has gone back and forth at QB right now it is Kyle Allen who has completed 56.9 percent of his passes with 16 touchdowns and six interceptions. Tra Carson is the Aggies leading rusher with 990 yards and six touchdowns and Christian Kirk has 67 catches and six touchdowns. The Texas A&M defense is allowing 21.8 points and 370.8 yards per game with 10 interceptions, seven fumble recoveries, and 32 sacks. Armani Watts is Texas A&M’s leading tackler with 105, Justin Evans has 69, and Shaan Washington has 65. Texas A&M hasn’t fared as well against the more physical teams.
LSU is 2-5 against the spread following a loss of 20 or more points and 1-6 against the spread in their last seven November games. Texas A&M is 6-15 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five SEC games. The favorite is 4-0-1 against the point spread in the last five meetings of these two.
This game could be a wild one and high scoring and I expect it to be closer than the number so I will take the points.