LSU vs. Texas A&M - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas A&M Aggies (18-6) at LSU Tigers (15-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Pete Maravich Assembly Center)
The Line: LSU Tigers PK -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The LSU Tigers and the Texas A&M Aggies face off of on Saturday in SEC college basketball action.
The LSU Tigers are 15-9 this season and they are coming off of a loss at South Carolina that ended a two game winning streak. LSU is averaging 81.3 points per game and they are shooting 47.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.7 percent. Ben Simmons leads the Tigers averaging 19.4 points, 12.1 rebounds, and 5.1 assists per game. Keith Hornsby is averaging 13.5 points, Craig Victor II is averaging 12.3 points and 6.2 rebounds, and Tim Quarterman is averaging 11.3 points. LSU is 12-2 at home and 8-3 against the SEC.
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Texas A&M is 18-6 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. Texas A&M is averaging 76.3 points per game and they are shooting 45.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.3 points and their opponents are shooting 40.8 percent. Jalen Jones leads the Aggies averaging 16.3 points and 7.2 rebounds. Danuel House is averaging 15.6 points and 5.0 rebounds, Tyler Davis is averaging 10.8 points and 5.6 rebounds, and Alex Caruso is averaging 8.0 points. Texas A&M is 3-4 on the road and 7-4 in the SEC.
LSU is 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games, 2-7 against the spread against the SEC, and 1-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Texas A&M is 1-5-1 against the spread in their last seven road games, 0-5 against the spread against the SEC, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six games. The home home team has covered the point spread in eight of the last 10 meetings of these two.
This game rates out as a pick but the Aggies are playing horribly so I have to go with LSU at home.