LSU vs. Missouri - 2/17/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Missouri Tigers (18-8) at LSU Tigers (14-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm (Pete Maravich Assembly Center)
The Line: LSU Tigers -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
SEC college basketball action heats up with the Missouri Tigers visiting the LSU Tigers.
The Missouri Tigers are not blowing teams out but they are winning with five consecutive victories following a 62-58 victory versus Texas A&M. Neither team shot the ball well at 39% but Missouri won at the stripe with a 12-5 edge.
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Kassius Robertson was the Tigers top gun with 16 points and four pulls followed by Jordan Barnett with 15 points and three steals. Jeremiah Tilmon gave Missouri 14 points while Jontay Porter added eleven points and nine rebounds.
The LSU Tigers have struggled to score the basketball in conference play which has the team sitting in the bottom half of the standings. LSU comes off of an 80-65 defeat at Alabama where the team was outshot 55.1%-39.3% which add up to a difference of five field goals.
Daryl Edwards was the Tigers best player with 21 points and three steals on 8-10 from the floor including 3-3 from long range. LSU received 13 points and nine rebounds on 3-7 shooting while Randy Onwuasor chipped in seven points.
Missouri are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games. Over is 6-2 in LSU last 8 overall and over is 6-2 in LSU last 8 vs. Southeastern and over is 13-5 in LSU last 18 Saturday games.
Just looking at what each team has done the past few weeks has me looking at Missouri…