Texas A&M Aggies vs. LSU Tigers
The Texas A&M Aggies and the LSU Tigers face off on Wednesday in College Station in SEC college basketball. The Tigers are -2.5 point favorites over the Aggies with an over/under point total set at 132.
The Texas A&M Aggies have lost six of their last seven games as they have watched their promising season slip away from them. Texas A&M is 12-2 at home and they are 4-6 in the SEC. Jamal Jones leads the Aggies averaging 12 points per game. Kourtney Roberson is averaging 9.7 points and 6.7 rebounds, Alex Caruso is averaging 8.0 points, and Jordan Green is averaging 6.7 points. Texas A&M is averaging 65 points and they are shooting 42.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.7 points and their opponents are shooting 40.1 percent. Texas A&M is tied for eighth place in the SEC standings.
The LSU Tigers have won five of their last seven games with both of the losses coming in their last two road games. LSU is 4-5 on the road this season and 6-4 in the SEC. Johnny O’Bryant III is averaging 15.5 points and 7.4 rebounds to lead the Tigers. Jordan Mickey is averaging 13.9 points and 7.5 rebounds, Andre Stringer is averaging 12.4 points, and Anthony Hickey is averaging 9.0 points. LSU is averaging 77.7 points and they are shooting 45.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.3 points and their opponents are shooting 39.9 percent. LSU is hoping to sneak into the field of 68 in the NCAA Tournament.
Texas A&M is 1-5 against the spread following a loss, 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games, and 1-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record. LSU is 4-9-3 against the spread in their last 14 games, 0-3-2 against the spread in their last five road games, and 2-6-2 against the spread following a win. The home team has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two.
I like the pace in this game to be quick and I expect a lot of points. I’m going with the over 132 here.