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LSU Tigers vs. Texas Longhorns Prediction 12/16/2023

The LSU Tigers (6-4) travel to face off against the Texas Longhorns (7-2) on Saturday, December 16th. This game will be played at Toyota Center (Houston) in Houston and televised on ESPN2. LSU is coming off a win in their previous game, while Texas is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Marquette. Tip-off is set for 12:00 ET.

LSU Tigers vs Texas Longhorns

The LSU Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

LSU will be playing their 11th game of the season against Texas, and currently have a 6-4 overall record. In their last ten road games, including those from last year, LSU has gone 2-8. LSU’s ATS record is currently sitting at 3-5, meaning they are below .500. In their last five games, the team has gone 0-5 vs. the spread.

LSU’s games have, on average, featured 143.1 points per game leading to an over/under record of 4-4-0. Their average over/under line is currently 141.2 points so far. Looking at the Tigers’ last three games, their over/under record is 0-3 with their games averaging 134 points per game.

The Texas Longhorns Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their upcoming game against LSU, the LSU Tigers come in with a record of 7-2. When playing on the road, the Longhorns have a record of 1-1 while at home they are 5-1. As Texas enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 2-6. In terms of their overall ATS performance this season, they are 0-2 on the road and 2-4 at home.

Looking at their over/under performance through nine games, Texas has an over/under record of 4-4-0, with their games averaging 147.6 points per game on average. The Longhorns’ last five games have culminated with an average of 142 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

LSU Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Tigers’ offense tallied 73 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 73 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is Will Baker, who is averaging 13.3 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jordan Wright also maintains a PPG average of 13.2 heading into game.

Will Baker (F) 13.3 5.1 0.9
Jordan Wright (G) 13.2 4.9 2.2
Jalen Reed (F) 10.2 5.7 1.4

Texas Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Texas offense tallied 65 points in a matchup against Marquette. Their field goal percentage for the game was 41.7%, and they made 4 threes. Max Abmas led the team in scoring, putting up 25 points. Additionally, Chendall Weaver contributed 10 points for the Longhorns.

Max Abmas (G) 17.6 2.8 3.9
Kadin Shedrick (F) 13.2 4.5 1.0
Dillon Mitchell (F) 11.3 9.3 2.3

LSU Team Defense

So far this season, the LSU defense has been performing well, ranking 94th in the country at 68.0 points allowed per contest. In today’s game vs. Texas, the LSU defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, LSU made 21 free-throws vs. the Tigers.

Texas Team Defense

At this time, the Longhorns’ defense is positioned 41st in the country, permitting 63.9 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 4.4 threes per game vs. LSU. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 28.5%.

Tigers vs Longhorns Trends

  • Through their last ten road games, LSU has an ATS record of just 3-7. However, their overall record was 2-8 while averaging 65 points per game.
  • Although Texas has a straight up record of 4-6 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 4-6. The team averaged 72 points per game in these games.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the underdog, the Tigers have a straight up record of 2-8. Their record vs the spread in these games was 3-7.
  • Through their last three matchups as the betting favorite, the Longhorns have a good straight up record, but their ATS mark is just 1-2.

Tigers vs Longhorns Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Longhorns to secure the win, with an expected final score of 78-66. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -7.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 142.5 and our model has the Tigers and Longhorns finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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