LSU vs. Tennessee Prediction
Will the LSU Tigers cover the large point spread as a road favorite tonight when they take on a Tennessee Volunteers team that just fired head coach Butch Jones? Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. ET.
ODDSMAKERS LIKE: LSU. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Tigers are now 16-point road favorites versus the Volunteers, who opened as 14.5-point home underdogs. As for the total, the number hit the board at 46 but has dropped two full points to 44.
THE PUBLIC LIKES: As of Saturday afternoon, 63% of tickets are on LSU to cover the big point spread.
HISTORICAL TRENDS LIKE: LSU. The Tigers are 3-0-1 against the spread in their last four games in Knoxville and the road team is 5-0-2 against the number in the last seven meetings between these two teams.
WHO WE LIKE: LSU. Tennessee is an absolute mess. The Vols just fired their coach and they've only been competitive against inferior opponents this year. That's not LSU, which has covered the spread in five straight weeks.
The Tigers are also 4-0 against the spread in their last four conference games, are 6-2 against the number in their last eight road games and have covered in four of their last five games in November. On the other side, the Vols are just 2-5 at the betting window in their last seven games overall, are 1-4 against the spread in their last five conference games, and are 1-4 against the number in their last five home games.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 12 PICK: LSU TIGERS -16