Betting on today’s Demons and Tigers game? Catch the action at Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA, as the Tigers hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on SEC. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 146 points, and the Tigers are favored to win at home against the Demons.
NORTHWESTERN STATE DEMONS VS LSU TIGERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Northwestern State Demons +23.5
This game will be played at Pete Maravich Assembly Center at 8:00 ET on Friday, December 29th.
WHY BET THE NORTHWESTERN STATE DEMONS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Tigers.
- Even though we have LSU winning straight-up, we like Northwestern State at +23.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 146 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Can the Demons Offense Score Enough on the Road?
Northwestern State enters today’s game against LSU with a season record of 2-10. Looking back at their previous ten road games, Northwestern State has a 1-9 record on the road, going back to last year. Regarding ATS, Northwestern State currently has a winning record, sitting at 5-4. In their last ten games, Northwestern State has gone 1-3 vs. the spread.
So far, Northwestern State’s games have averaged 150.7 points per game with the average over/under line being 148.2 points. The Demons’ last five games have culminated with an average of 147 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2.
Coming off their recent game, the Northwestern State offense tallied 54 points in a matchup against Boise State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 37.5%, and they made 10 threes. Cliff Davis led the team in scoring, putting up 21 points. Additionally, Chase Forte contributed 8 points for the Demons.
Currently, the Demons’ defense holds the 257th rank in the nation, allowing 79.0 points per game. Northwestern State’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Boise State offense to knock down 59% of their shots on their way to putting up 95 points.
Can the Tigers Hold Strong at Home?
As they prepare for their 13th game of the season, LSU currently holds a 7-5 record. In away games, the Tigers are 1-2, while they have a 4-2 record when playing at home. As of now, LSU has a 3-6 record against the spread heading into today’s game. In their previous five games, they have gone 1-4 vs. the spread.
After 12 games, LSU has an over/under record of 5-4-0, with their games averaging a combined 147.3 points per game so far. Looking at the Tigers’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-2 with their games averaging 154 points per game.
LSU recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 85 points against Texas. This output exceeded their season average of 75.2 points per game. Offensively, the Tigers have a season long field goal percentage of 46%, which is 107th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 201st in percentage and 247th in three-pointers made.
This season, the LSU defense has been impressive, holding the 100th position in the country while permitting an average of 67.8 points per contest. LSU’s three-point defense is currently 164th in the country at 9.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 39.7% of their shots vs. LSU.