LSU vs. South Alabama - 11/19/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Alabama Jaguars (1-1) at LSU Tigers (2-0)
College Basketball: Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Pete Maravich Assembly Center)
The Line: LSU Tigers -19 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The South Alabama Jaguars and LSU Tigers meet Thursday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
The South Alabama Jaguars look for a big road win after splitting their first two games. The South Alabama Jaguars are averaging 70 points on 31.5 percent shooting and allowing 88 points on 50.9 percent shooting. Ken Williams is averaging 14.5 points and three assists while Taishaun Johnson is averaging 13.5 points and five rebounds. Tafari Whittingham is the third double-digit scorer and Barrington Stevens is dishing two assists. The South Alabama Jaguars lost by 18 points to North Carolina State but is a team that’s shooting a solid 35.4 percent from deep and grabbing 47 rebounds. South Alabama just needs to figure things out defensively in order to start winning. South Alabama has lost five of its last seven road games.
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The LSU Tigers look to keep rolling after winning their first two games. The LSU Tigers are averaging 86 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 69.5 points on 38.1 percent shooting. Antonio Blakeney is averaging 18 points and 6.5 rebounds while Ben Simmons is averaging 16 points and 11 rebounds. Josh Gray is dishing six assists and Elbert Robinson III is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The LSU Tigers are shooting 40.5 percent from beyond the arc and are turning the ball over just nine times per game. LSU heads into this game with five double-digit scorers and are grabbing 12 offensive rebounds. LSU is looking good heading into the big Monday matchup against Marquette.
The Jaguars are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss and 30-62-3 ATS in their last 95 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record. The Tigers are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall.
LSU is jut steamrolling teams right now and now plays a USA team that lost by 18 to a lesser talented NC State club. I look for the Tigers to win in a major blowout.