LSU Tigers vs. Oral Roberts Golden Eagles - 12/19/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (8-4) at LSU Tigers (5-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Pete Maravich Assembly Center)
The Line: LSU Tigers -8.5 -- Over/Under: 159.5 See the Latest Odds
The LSU Tigers will host the Oral Roberts Eagles this Saturday.
The LSU Tigers come into this game with a 5-4 record and are currently 9th in the SEC. The Tigers are coming off of a 78-57 win over Webber. Through 9 games this season the leading scorer for the Tigers has been Keith Hornsby who is scoring 23.0 points per game and 3.5 rebounds with 2.5 assists. Second on the team is one of the best players in the country in Ben Simmons. Simmons is averaging 18.1 points per game and 14.4 rebounds with 5.7 assists. LSU will try to make it 2 in a row with a win against Oral Roberts.
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The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles come into this game with 8-4 record and are 4th in the Summit conference. The Golden Eagles come into this game on a two game losing streak. Through 12 games this season the leading scorer for the Golden Eagles has been Obi Emegano who is scoring 23.3 points per game and 4.6 assists. Jalen Bradley is second on the team with 10.3 points per game and 2.9 rebounds with 2.8 assists. Oral Roberts will try to bounce back with a big win over LSU.
The Golden Eagles are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games following a loss. Oral Roberts is 2-8-1 against the spread in their last 11 Saturday games. LSU is 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 Saturday games. The Tigers are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games overall.
The LSU Tigers come into this game after a win while Oral Robets is coming off 2 losses. LSU has the best player on the court in Ben Simmons and he will be the key factor in this game. I think LSU wil win big at home. Take LSU to cover the spread at home.