Tigers vs. Aggies Prediction
The 19th-ranked LSU Tigers will be on the road tonight as they look to avoid being upset at the Texas A&M Aggies. Can LSU take care of business and cover the spread?
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Reed Arena at 9PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Tigers are a 5-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 148.5 points. As of Wednesday afternoon, 61 percent of public bets are siding with visiting LSU. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.
LSU wins ninth straight at Mizzou
Louisiana State won for the ninth consecutive time Saturday with an 86-80 overtime road triumph at Missouri. The Tigers outscored the hosts 15-9 in the extra session to secure the victory. Skylar Mays paced LSU with 24 points on 6-of-12 shooting including 2-of-6 from 3-point range plus 10-of-12 at the free throw line. He also pulled down two rebounds. Naz Reid registered 14 points and eight rebounds. Ja’Vonte Smart contributed 14 points six rebounds, four steals and three assists off the bench. Tremont Waters added 13 points, nine assists, three boards and three steals. The Tigers shot 24-of-68 from the floor, 9-of-32 from 3-point range and 29-of-37 at the free throw line.
Aggies upset Wildcats
Texas A&M earned a 65-53 home win Saturday over Kansas State to improve to 8-10 on the season. The Aggies outscored the Wildcats 39-23 in the second half after trailing by four at halftime. Wendell Mitchell paced Texas A&M with 22 points on 7-of-12 shooting including 4-of-6 from 3-point distance plus 4-of-4 at the free throw line. He also had four steals and three rebounds. T.J. Starks tallied 12 points and six assists. Savion Flagg added 11 points, 12 boards and four assists. The Aggies shot 25-of-49 from the field, 8-of-20 from 3-point distance and 7-of-11 at the charity stripe.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Tigers are 4-0 ATS in their last four road games. LSU is 5-1 ATS in its last six games overall.
The Aggies is 1-4 ATS in its last five home games. The underdogs is 2-6 ATS in the last eight meetings.
The Tigers are on a roll and have the 15th-ranked offense nationally in terms of efficiency and are going against a team that struggles defensively, while also having even more issues on the offensive end. I think the LSU streak will continue with a convincing win tonight.
NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: LSU TIGERS -5