College of Charleston Cougars vs. LSU Tigers - 11/30/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
LSU Tigers (3-2) at College of Charleston Cougars (3-2)
College Basketball: Monday, November 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm (TD Arena)
The Line: College of Charleston Cougars +3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The LSU Tigers will travel to play the College of Charleston Cougars in a non-conference game.
The College of Charleston Cougars are 3-2 and are coming off of a win against Western Carolina by a score of 57-56. Charleston trailed by two points at halftime, but rallied in the second half to hang for the close win. Jarrell Brantley led Charleston with 17 points and 7 rebounds in this game. Charleston was out rebounded by their opponent by a total of 40-38 and had 9 assists in their victory. Charleston is averaging 69 points per game while giving up 63.4 points per game. Charleston is also averaging 38.6 rebounds per game and 10.6 assists per game. Canyon Barry leads Charleston with 21 points per game, while adding 4 rebounds per game. Cameron Johnson is averaging 13.2 points per game with 4.2 rebounds per game. Charleston is shooting 64.6% on free throws, 35.4% on three-pointers, and 40.8% on all field goal attempts.
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The LSU Tigers are 3-2 and are coming off of a loss to NC State by a score of 83-72 in overtime. LSU fought hard to force overtime, but was over matched in the extra period. Tim Quarterman led LSU with 19 points, while adding 9 rebounds. Ben Simmons had 14 rebounds and 10 assists for LSU in this game. LSU was out rebounded by a total of 54-41 and had 17 assists in their defeat. LSU is averaging 80.4 points per game while giving up 73.8 points per game. LSU is also averaging 40.2 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game. Antonio Blakeney leads LSU with 16.6 points per game, while adding 4.6 rebounds per game. Ben Simmons is averaging 16.2 points per game, 14.4 rebounds per game, and 6.2 assists per game. LSU is shooting 66.1% on free throws, 34.8% on three-pointers, and 43.5% on all field goal attempts.
LSU is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. LSU is 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Monday games. The over is 9-4-1 in LSU’s last 14 road games. Charleston is 2-8 ATS in their last 10 non-conference games. Charleston is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 Monday games. The under is 18-5 in Charleston’s last 23 non-conference games.
LSU freshman Ben Simmons has been very impressive to start his career. If Simmons looks to score inside, he can dominate a game. While LSU has struggled more than I thought they would, I think they have the clear advantage in this game. I think Simmons will have another big game and LSU will win this game easily.