Betting on today’s Tigers and Tigers game? Catch the action at Neville Arena in Auburn, AL, as the Tigers hosts this showdown at 6:00 ET on SECN. The over/under for this game is set at 150.5 points, and the Tigers are the home favorites against the Tigers in a Southeastern conference matchup.
LSU TIGERS VS AUBURN TIGERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: LSU Tigers +14
This game will be played at Neville Arena at 6:00 ET on Saturday, January 13th.
WHY BET THE LSU TIGERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Tigers.
- Not only will Auburn pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -14.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Do the Tigers Have What it Takes in Auburn?
LSU enters this game as a 14-point underdog, and they have gone 2-3 this season when in that position. They’ve gone 10-5 overall this season, and they have won four straight games. In their last game, they defeated Vanderbilt by a score of 77-69.
On the road, the Tigers have gone just 3-7 over their last 10 games. So far this season, they have an average scoring margin of -3.2 points per game when playing away from home. On the other hand, they have gone 8-3 at home this season, and their average scoring margin is +12.5 points per game.
LSU has an overall ATS record of 6-9 this season and is 2-3 vs. the spread as the underdog. On the road, the Tigers are 2-2 ATS this year and 4-6 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.
This season, the over/under record for LSU games is 7-8, and today’s line of 150.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (143.9). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1, and the average scoring total in those games is 139 points.
In their previous game, the Tigers’ offense finished with 77 points, which is right in line with their current average of 76.2 points per contest. For the season, the LSU offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 46%. So far, they have hit 54% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 6.9 made three’s per contest.
At this time, the Tigers’ defense is positioned 94th in the country, permitting 67.9 points per game. The LSU defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 69 points and allowed Vanderbilt to connect on 3 threes.
Do the Tigers Have What it Takes at Home?
Through 15 games this season, Auburn has been dominant, going 13-2 overall and 2-0 in Southeastern Conference play. The Tigers have won eight straight games and are a perfect 8-0 at home this season.
Auburn’s average scoring margin at home this season is +20.5, and their average scoring margin on the road is +16.4. So far, the Tigers have been favored in all 15 of their games this season, going 13-2.
As the favorite, Auburn has gone 9-6 vs. the spread this season and is 4-4 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers are 7-3 vs. the spread.
This season, Auburn’s over/under record is 6-9 and today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (149.9). So far, nine of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 137 points.
Coming off their recent game, the Auburn offense tallied 66 points in a matchup against Texas A&M. Their field goal percentage for the game was 39.2%, and they made 5 threes. Johni Broome is leading the team in scoring at 15.3 points per contest. Jaylin Williams has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12.1 going into the game.
At present, the Tigers’ defense is nationally ranked 44th, allowing 64.9 points per game. Against Texas A&M in their most recent game, the Auburn defense gave up a total of 55 points while allowing Texas A&M to hit 39% of their shots.