The LSU Tigers (12-7, 1-6 SEC) will try to end a six-game losing skid when visiting the Arkansas Razorbacks (13-6, 2-5 SEC) at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at Bud Walton Arena.
Tuesday’s matchup between the Razorbacks and the Tigers features the Razorbacks as substantial 12.5-point favorites. The game’s over/under is 138.5.
Arkansas vs. LSU Odds
Point Spread for Arkansas vs. LSU
The spread for this matchup is set at 12.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Arkansas as the favorite.
Arkansas vs. LSU Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Arkansas has -923 odds to pick up the win, while LSU is listed at +588 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 138.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, January 24, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
- Arena: Bud Walton Arena
Arkansas vs. LSU Betting Trends
Against the spread, Arkansas is 8-10-1 this season. The Razorbacks have been favorites in 16 games this season and have come away with the win 12 times (75%) in those contests. Arkansas has hit the over in 31.6% of its opportunities this year (six times over 19 games with a set point total).
LSU has played 19 games, with six wins, against the spread. The Tigers have been the underdog on the moneyline nine total times this season. They’ve gone 2-7 in those games. LSU’s games this season have eclipsed the over/under seven times in 19 opportunities (36.8%).
Arkansas vs. LSU Key Players to Watch
Anthony Black is tops on his team in assists per contest (4), and also posts 12.7 points and 5.2 rebounds. At the other end, he averages 1.7 steals and 0.6 blocked shots. Ricky Council IV is tops on the Razorbacks with 17.2 points per contest and 2.1 assists, while also putting up 3 rebounds. Makhi Mitchell posts a team-best 5.7 rebounds per contest. He is also putting up 7.6 points and 1.1 assists, shooting 63.7% from the floor. Davonte Davis is posting 9.8 points, 2.8 assists and 4.3 rebounds per game.
K.J. Williams is the Tigers’ top scorer (17.8 points per game) and rebounder (7.1), and posts 0.9 assists. Derek Fountain gets the Tigers 7.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game. He also delivers 1.4 steals and 0.4 blocked shots. The Tigers receive 11.8 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game from Adam Miller. Trae Hannibal gets the Tigers 6.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists per contest. He also posts 0.8 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
What you need to know about the Arkansas Razorbacks
On offense, the Razorbacks are posting 75.8 points per game (86th-ranked in college basketball). They are ceding 66.3 points per contest at the other end (88th-ranked). Arkansas is averaging 33.2 boards per game this season (129th-ranked in college basketball), and it has given up only 27.6 rebounds per contest (19th-best).
When playing at home, the Razorbacks are averaging 6.6 more points per game (75.6) than they are on the road (69). Arkansas has found it difficult to sink three-pointers, ranking 11th-worst in college basketball with 5 treys per game. It ranks 325th with a 30.4% shooting percentage from downtown this season. The Razorbacks are top-25 this season in three-pointers allowed, currently 25th-best in college basketball with 5.7 treys ceded per game. Meanwhile, they rank 91st with a 31.5% shooting percentage allowed from three-point land.
The Razorbacks are 4-6 against the spread and 5-5 overall in their past 10 contests. Arkansas has gone over the total in three of its last 10 games. In its last 10 games, Arkansas has been racking up 73.7 points per contest, an average that’s slightly lower than the 75.8 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Arkansas has been slightly suspect on the defensive end of the floor of late, allowing 70.3 points per game over its last 10 outings compared to the 66.3 it has conceded this season.
What you need to know about the LSU Tigers
The Tigers are 281st in the country in points scored (67.9 per game) and 135th in points allowed (67.6). At 30.9 rebounds per game and 32 rebounds conceded, LSU is 246th and 238th in the nation, respectively.
In 2022-23, LSU is 212th in the country in 3-point makes (7.2 per game) and 204th in 3-point percentage (33.7%). The Tigers give up 7.2 3-pointers per game and concede 29.6% from beyond the arc, ranking 182nd and 26th, respectively, in college basketball.
The Tigers have two wins against the spread, and are 4-6 overall, over their past 10 games. In its past 10 games, LSU has gone over the total four times. LSU is putting up 64.2 points per game in its last 10 games, which is 3.7 fewer points than its average for the season (67.9). The Tigers are surrendering 72.3 points per contest over their last 10 games, which is 4.7 more points than they are allowing for the season (67.6).
Arkansas vs. LSU Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this contest is Arkansas, and we expect that Arkansas will cover the spread (Arkansas -12.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 138.5 points.
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