The Rhode Island Rams (4-1) and the LSU Tigers (3-2) clash at Montego Bay Convention Centre. Tip-off is set for 2:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 24, 2019, and it can be seen on CBS Sports Network.
LSU Tigers vs. Rhode Island Rams ATS Preview
In the Tigers’ last matchup, they lost a close one to the No. 15 Utah State Aggies, 80-78. With 30 points on 10-for-13 shooting, Skylar Mays was the top scorer from either team. Utah State did a great job of making free throws (19-23; 82.6 percent). LSU, meanwhile, made 11 of their 25 three pointers (44.0 percent).
The Rams come in on a high note after topping the North Texas Mean Green in their last outing, 60-47. With 22 points on 7-for-17 shooting, Fatts Russell was the top scorer from either team. Rhode Island played a flawless game. They had a turnover percentage of 14.6 (better than their season average of 16.0) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 34.2 (above their season average of 29.5). For those same stats, North Texas was 21.4 and 23.5, respectively.
Rhode Island should have an edge on the offensive glass in this matchup. Dating back to the 2018-19 season, the Rams rank 87th in offensive rebounding percentage (31.3 percent), while LSU ranks 276th in defensive rebounding percentage (69.6 percent).
LSU Tigers vs. Rhode Island Rams ATS Prediction
Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Rhode Island, ATS Winner – Rhode Island, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
Rhode Island ranks 64th in steals per game (7.3) while LSU ranks 201st in steals allowed per game (6.8).