LSU vs. Ole Miss Prediction

LSU vs. Ole Miss, 1/18/20 College Basketball Predictions & Betting Odds

LSU has won eight of its last 10 games but is laying 4.5 points to Ole Miss on Saturday night on the road. Will the Tigers cover this 8:00 p.m. ET meeting between these SEC teams or is there a better play on the board for bettors?

Game Snapshot

799 LSU Tigers (-4.5) at 800 Ole Miss (+4.5); o/u 145.5

8:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, January 18, 2020

The Pavilion at Ole Miss

Public Betting Information

According to our College Basketball Public Betting page, 65% of betting tickets are currently on LSU to cover the spread in this matchup.

What they’re saying about LSU Tigers

“While LSU is the only team in the SEC that has yet to suffer a conference loss, the Tigers have had several near misses the past two weeks. LSU’s last three wins have been by a combined seven points. Against Arkansas, Trendon Watford gave LSU the go-ahead basket with eight seconds to play; three days later, Skylar Mays hit a buzzer-beater shot just inside the three point line to put LSU past Mississippi State; and on Tuesday in College Station, LSU blew a 16-point first half lead and needed overtime to fend off Texas A&M.”

What they’re saying about Ole Miss

The question for Ole Miss will be the health of Breein Tyree and Khadim Sy. Both Tyree and Sy missed the Florida game and the shorthanded Rebels could only muster 54 points against the Gators. Tyree is Ole Miss’ leading scorer with 17 points a game and shoots 35 percent from three. Sy, another starter for Ole Miss, stands at 6’10” and provides a significant post presence for the Rebels.

College Basketball Predictions


The Tigers are 11-4 against the spread in their last 15 road games versus an opponent with a home winning percentage of greater than .600.

Ole Miss

The Rebels are winless against the number in their last five games when facing an opponent with a winning record.


The over is 21-7 in the Tigers’ last 28 road games and is 16-5 in their last 21 road games when facing an opponent with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. The over has also cashed in 21 of LSU’s last 26 road games when facing an opponent with a winning record at home. On the other side, the over has cashed in five straight Ole Miss games and is 6-1 in the Rebels’ last seven games played on Saturday.

College Basketball Betting Prediction: LSU/OLE MISS OVER 145.5

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