LSU vs. Auburn - 2/5/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Auburn Tigers (10-11) at LSU Tigers (16-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Pete Maravich Assembly Center)
The Line: LSU Tigers -10.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The LSU Tigers and the Auburn Tigers face off on Thursday at the Pete Maravich Center in SEC college basketball.
The LSU Tigers are 16-5 this season and they are coming off of a loss to Mississippi State that ended a three game winning streak. LSU Is averaging 74.5 points and they are shooting 45.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.4 points and their opponents are shooting 39.8 percent. Jordan Mickey leads LSU averaging 16.4 points and 10.9 rebounds per game. Jarell martin is averaging 16 points and 8.9 rebounds, Keith Hornsby is averaging 12.7 points, and Tim Quarterman is averaging 11.9 points and 5.3 rebounds. LSU is 10-1 at home and 5-3 in the SEC.
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The Auburn Tigers are 10-11 this season and they have lost their last four games. Auburn is averaging 66.7 points and their opponents are shooting 40.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.8 points and their opponents are shooting 44.9 percent. K.T. Harrell is averaging 17 points per game to lead Auburn. Antoine Mason is averaging 14.1 points, Cinmeon Bowers is averaging 13.5 points and 11 rebounds, and Tahj Shamsid-Deen is averaging 6.1 points. Auburn is 0-7 o the road and 2-6 in the SEC.
LSU is 9-4-2 against the spread in their last 15 games, 6-0-1 against the spread following a loss, and 23-8 against the spread in Thursday games. Auburn is 1-7 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread and 4-1-1 against the spread following a loss. The underdog has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two.
The total is set at 141.5 but I see this one staying under and that i smy free pick.