LSU vs Texas A&M College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 12/29/20

LSU vs Texas A&M College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 12/29/20 Photo by Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

Texas A&M Aggies (5-1) at LSU Tigers (5-1)

College Basketball: Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Pete Maravich Assembly Center)

The Line: LSU Tigers -7.5 -- Over/Under: 142.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Texas A&M Aggies and LSU Tigers meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

The Texas A&M Aggies look for another win to build on their 5-1 record. The Texas A&M Aggies are averaging 71.7 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 60.7 points on 42 percent shooting. Emanuel Miller is averaging 18 points and 9.4 rebounds while Quenton Jackson is averaging 11.7 points and 1.3 assists. Savion Flagg is the third double-digit scorer and Andre Gordon is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Texas A&M Aggies are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71.2 percent from the free throw line. The Texas A&M Aggies are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.

The LSU Tigers look for another win to build on their four-game winning streak. The LSU Tigers are averaging 88.5 points on 52 percent shooting and allowing 68.3 points on 39.6 percent shooting. Cameron Thomas is averaging 22.8 points and 2.8 rebounds while Trendon Watford is averaging 19.4 points and 6.8 rebounds. Ja’Vonte Smart is the third double-digit scorer and Darius Days is grabbing 8.3 rebounds. The LSU Tigers are shooting 37.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free throw line. The LSU Tigers are allowing 27.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.5 rebounds per game.

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The Aggies are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Tigers are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Tuesday games. The under is 4-1 in Aggies last 5 road games. The over is 11-4-1 in Tigers last 16 overall. The favorite is 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings. The home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

The Texas A&M Aggies are off to a solid start this season, but they haven't exactly played anybody up to this point and their one respectable opponent against TCU, they couldn't score. The LSU Tigers have had a cakewalk schedule as well, but they also have more proven players on their roster and an offense that's firing on all cylinders. I simply trust LSU more in this spot. I'll lay the chalk with the LSU Tigers. 

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Randy’s Pick LSU Tigers -7.5

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