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LSU vs Arkansas Pick & Preview: Tuesday, January 24th Betting Odds

Tigers vs Razorbacks Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: LSU Tigers at Arkansas Razorbacks
  • Where: Fayetteville at Bud Walton Arena
  • Date: Tuesday, January 24th
  • Betting Odds: LSU +12.5, LSU +590 | ARK -913 O/U 138.5

Tigers Preview:

Through 19 games, the LSU Tigers have an overall record of 12-7. So far, the Tigers have played 6 games on the road, with a record of 2-4. For the season, LSU has been the underdog in 9 games, sitting with a mark of 2-7. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Tigers being +12.5 point underdogs.

KJ Williams comes into today’s game as the Tigers’ leading scorer at 17.79 points per contest. Not only has Williams been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is LSU’s top rebounder at 7.11 boards per contest. Behind Williams, the team has benefited from the strong play of Adam Miller, who is second on the team in scoring at 11.84 points per game. Overall, he has hit 35.0% of his shots and is adding 2.21 boards per game.

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On offense, LSU is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.1 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 19 games, they have only hit 31.9% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 34.64% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Razorbacks Preview:

The Arkansas Razorbacks head into today’s game in what will be their 20th game of the season, posting a record of 13-6. Currently, the Razorbacks have been the home team 13 times, sitting with a record of 11-2. The Razorbacks’ are sitting with a betting line that is -12.5 points in their favor. For the season, Arkansas has been favored to win in 15 games, sitting with a mark of 12-3.

Arkansas will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Ricky Council IV who is averaging 17.16 points per game for the Razorbacks. IV is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Razorbacks’ offensive game plan is the play of Anthony Black who has hit 45.5% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.74 points per game.

Arkansas comes into today’s matchup vs LSU, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 76.9 points per game. Through 19 games, they have hit 44.0% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Razorbacks have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 306th in possessions per game.

Free Spread Prediction: LSU Tigers +12.5

In our analysis of this matchup, we believe that Arkansas’ fast-paced style of play will give them an advantage against the LSU Tigers, who prefer a slower game. Despite the large -12.5 point spread, the Razorbacks’ fast-paced style should play a large role in them cruising to an easy victory. We recommend betting on Arkansas to not only win but also cover the spread against LSU.


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