Arkansas Razorbacks vs. LSU Tigers Pick, Odds, Prediction 2/15/14
LSU Tigers (15-8) at Arkansas Razorbacks (15-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 5:00 pm (Bud Walton Arena)
The Line: Arkansas Razorbacks -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arkansas Razorbacks and the LSU Tigers face off on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena is SEC college basketball.
The Arkansas Razorbacks have had a tough year and they are siting in 10th place in the SEC standings. Arkansas is 4-7 in SEC play and 12-2 at home this year. Bobby Portis leads the Razorbacks averaging 13.2 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. Rashad Madden is averaging 12.9 points, Michael Qualls is averaging 11.4 points, and Alandise Harris is averaging 9.2 points. Arkansas is averaging 81.2 points and they are shooting 44.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.8 points and their opponents are shooting 40.7 percent. Arkansas had a chance to win Thursday at Missouri but they came up a point short.
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The LSU Tigers have lost two of their last three games and are in fifth place in the SEC conference standings. LSU is 6-5 in the SEC this season and they are 4-6 in games played away from home. Johnny O’Bryant III is averaging 15.5 points and 7.3 rebounds to lead the Tigers. Jordan Mickey is averaging 13.8 points and 7.5 rebounds, Andre Stringer is averaging 11.9 points, and Anthony Hickey is averaging 9.0 points. LSU is averaging 77.5 points and they are shooting 45.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.8 points and their opponents are shooting 40.2 percent. LSU is just 1-4 in their five SEC road games.
Arkansas is 14-6 against the spread in their last 20 home games, 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games against a team with a losing road record, and 9-26 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. LSU is 8-3-1 against the spread following a loss, 4-10-3 against the spread in their last 17 games, and 0-4-2 against the spread in their last six road games. The favorite has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two.
This number looks like a sucker bet and I am taking the points with LSU.
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