Planning on watching today’s Tigers and Tigers game? Catch the action at Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA, as the Tigers hosts this showdown at 8:30 ET on SECN. This Southeastern conference matchup has an over/under of 151 points, and LSU is favored to win by -7 at home vs. Missouri.

MISSOURI TIGERS VS LSU TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Missouri Tigers +7

This game will be played at Pete Maravich Assembly Center at 8:30 ET on Saturday, March 9th.

WHY BET THE MISSOURI TIGERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Not only will LSU pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -7.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Can the Tigers Grab a Win in Baton Rouge?

Missouri enters this game with a record of 8-22 and they have lost 17 games in a row. This season, they are 0-17 in Southeastern Conference play and 2-9 on the road. Their average scoring margin on the road is -7.2 points per game.

As for their record as the underdog, the Tigers are just 1-15 this season. In their last game, they lost to Auburn by a score of 101-74. Over their last 10 games on the road, Missouri has gone 1-9.

Missouri has struggled vs. the spread this season, going just 9-21. However, their ATS record on the road is 6-5 and they have gone 2-1 vs. the spread in their last 3 road games. As the underdog, the Tigers are 6-10 vs. the spread this year and have gone 1-2 in their last 3 games as the underdog.

Missouri’s over/under record for the season sits at 16-14, and the average scoring total in their games is 148.7 points. So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line of 151. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 164 points, and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 7-3.

In their most recent game, the Tigers’ offense tallied 74 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 72.3 points per game. Sean East is leading the team in scoring at 17.6 points per contest. Tamar Bates has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.6 going into the game.

Currently, the Tigers’ defense holds the 282nd rank in the nation, allowing 76.3 points per game. In their previous game vs. Auburn, the Tigers finished with a field goal percentage of 33% and a total of 101 points vs. Missouri.

Is It the Tigers Game to Lose at Home?

LSU comes into this game with a 16-14 overall record and an 8-9 record in the Southeastern Conference. At home, they have been much better than on the road, going 12-6 compared to 4-8.

On the season, LSU has been favored in 14 games, going 12-2 in those contests. In their last game, the Tigers lost to Arkansas by a score of 94-83.

LSU has struggled against the spread this season, going just 13-17. Their home ATS record is 7-11, and they are just 5-5 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the favorite. Over their last 3 home games, LSU is 1-2 vs. the spread.

LSU’s over/under record for the season sits at 15-15 and the average over/under line in their games is 149. So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 151. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 148 points.

LSU’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. Arkansas, finishing the game with a total of 83 points. Their season average is now 76.6 points per game. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jordan Wright who comes into today’s matchup averaging 15.2. Will Baker also heads into the game with a PPG average of 11.5.

The Tigers’ defense is presently ranked 245th nationally, allowing an average of 74.7 points per contest. So far, the LSU defense is giving up an average of 10.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.6 times per game (661st).