|Game||LSU Tigers vs New Orleans Privateers|
|Date & Time||Tuesday December 3, 2019, 9:00 PM (EST)|
Pete Maravich Assembly Center Baton Rouge, LA
LSU -21.5 O/U 151.5
The New Orleans Privateers are set to visit Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for a non-conference clash against the LSU Tigers. The New Orleans Privateers come into this matchup with a 3-4 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against Xavier (LA), 79-62. Leading the way for the New Orleans Privateers was senior guard Jaylen Key as he recorded 17 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists. Freshman guard Ahren Freeman had a productive outing off the bench for the Privateers as he pitched in 14 points and 5 rebounds off the bench.
The New Orleans Privateers had a good shooting game against Xavier (LA) as they connected on 32 of their 63 field goal attempts (50.8%), but they were slightly worse from behind the three-point line (38.9%). The New Orleans Privateers won the turnover battle against Xavier (LA) (19-12), and they edged them out in the rebounding department (33-25).
The LSU Tigers come into this matchup with a 5-2 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Missouri State Bears, 73-58. Leading the way for the LSU Tigers was sophomore forward Darius Days as he recorded 20 points and 10 rebounds. Joining Days in the backcourt was sophomore forward Emmitt Williams who had a productive outing for the Tigers with 14 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 blocks.
The LSU Tigers had a good shooting game against the Missouri State Bears as they connected on 29 of their 54 field goal attempts (53.7%), but they were significantly worse from behind the three-point line (25%). The LSU Tigers won the turnover battle against the Missouri State Bears (14-7), but they were edged out by the Bears in the rebounding department (35-30).
Recent Betting Trends
- Privateers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win.
- Over is 8-0 in Privateers last 8 vs. Southeastern.
- Tigers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games.
- Under is 5-1 in Tigers last 6 home games.
The New Orleans Privateers have struggled against respectable teams this season as they lost to Butler by 26 and Mississippi State by 23, and LSU has more talent than both of those teams. The Tigers have had little problems in scoring the basketball this season as they are averaging 81.3 PPG, and they have a ton of depth as 4 different guys are averaging at least 12 PPG. New Orleans has struggled on the defensive side of the court this season as they rank 230th in points allowed, and I don’t think they will have much success in shutting down LSU. Take the Tigers to win this game in a blowout effort at home. Final Score Prediction, LSU Tigers win and cover ATS 79-54.