LSU vs. Missouri - 3/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Missouri Tigers (10-19) at LSU Tigers (17-12)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Pete Maravich Assembly Center)
The Line: LSU Tigers -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Missouri Tigers and LSU Tigers meet Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
The Missouri Tigers could use a win after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The Missouri Tigers are averaging 68.4 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 72.4 points on 42 percent shooting. Kevin Puryear is averaging 11.4 points and 4.7 rebounds while Wes Clark is averaging 9.8 points and three assists. Namon Wright is grabbing five rebounds and Terrence Phillips is dishing 3.3 assists. The Missouri Tigers are shooting 30.5 percent from beyond the arc and 71.2 percent from the free throw line. The Tigers are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Missouri Tigers haven’t won a road game since January of 2014.
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The LSU Tigers look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The LSU Tigers are averaging 80.1 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 77 points on 45 percent shooting. Ben Simmons is averaging 19.6 points and five assists while Craig Victor II is averaging 12.4 points and 5.8 rebounds. Antonio Blakeney is grabbing 3.4 rebounds and Tim Quarterman is dishing 3.6 assists. The LSU Tigers are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 66.1 percent from the free throw line. The Tigers are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The LSU Tigers have won seven of their last nine home games.
Missouri is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. LSU is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 vs. Southeastern. The underdog is 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Missouri continues to stink up the joint and hasn't won a road game in over two years. Last home game for Simmons and others, LSU is going to have a ball against this lousy Missouri team. Can you say blowout?