The Missouri Tigers (11-12, 3-7 SEC) look to snap their six-game road losing streak when they square off against the No. 25 LSU Tigers (17-6, 8-2 SEC), who will attempt to prolong their six-game home winning streak. Tip-off is set for 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, and it can be seen on SEC Network.
Missouri Tigers vs. LSU Tigers Odds Preview
The last time Missouri played, they were victorious over the Arkansas Razorbacks, 83-79. Xavier Pinson was the game’s high scorer with 24 points on 5-for-15 shooting. Missouri had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (40.0 vs. 23.4) and had a free throw rate of 0.567 (above their season average of 0.258).
LSU will be hoping for a better outcome after its 91-90 loss to the No. 11 Auburn Tigers in its last game. Skylar Mays was the game’s leading scorer with 30 points on 8-for-16 shooting. Auburn held LSU to an offensive rebounding percentage of 21.6 (below their season average of 36.6). LSU, on the other hand, did an excellent job of making free throws (16-20; 80.0 percent).
This is the first time these teams will clash this year. LSU won the lone game played against each other last season, 86-80. LSU had a much better turnover percentage (13.4 vs. 19.2). Missouri, meanwhile, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.474 vs. 0.419).
Missouri Tigers at LSU Tigers ATS Prediction
Free Pick: SU Winner – LSU, ATS Winner – Missouri, O/U – Over
LSU ranks 53rd in blocks per game (4.2) while Missouri ranks 140th in blocks allowed per game (3.8).
Missouri averages 7.3 steals per game, which ranks 76th in the nation. LSU ranks 86th in steals allowed per game (6.0).
Missouri ranks 76th in three pointers allowed per game (20.0) while LSU ranks 266th (26.7).
LSU ranks 18th in rebounds per game (40.1) while Missouri ranks 183rd (34.9).
Missouri ranks 38th in assists allowed per game (10.7) while LSU ranks 137th (12.5).
LSU’s average margin of victory in their last five games has been 3.2, down from 8.8 for the season.
During their last five games, Missouri has scored an average of 62.2 points per game (3.8 below their season average) and allowed an average of 73.2 points per game (9.1 above their season average).