LSU vs. North Texas: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 19, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2024

In regular season action on Tuesday, the LSU Tigers (17-15) will face the North Texas Mean Green (18-14), with LSU’s Will Baker among the key players to watch. Tipoff at Pete Maravich Assembly Center is at 7:00 PM ET. The Tigers square off against the Mean Green in a game that LSU is currently a small favorite by 2.5 points. A 135.5-point total is set for the game.

LSU vs. North Texas Betting Lines

LSU vs North Texas Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
LSU -2.5 135.5 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick North Texas (+2.5)
Total Pick Over (135.5)

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LSU vs. North Texas Stat Rankings

LSU Avg. (Rank) North Texas Avg. (Rank)
76.3 (100th) Points Scored 69.1 (293rd)
74.7 (268th) Points Allowed 63.1 (10th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
9.6 (116th) Off. Rebounds 10.3 (70th)
7.7 (142nd) 3pt Made 8.3 (90th)
11.7 (294th) Assists 10.8 (332nd)
12.8 (321st) Turnovers 10.2 (84th)

LSU vs. North Texas Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, the Tigers are 13-19-0 this year.
  • LSU has an ATS record of 7-8 as 2.5-point favorites or greater.
  • The Tigers have seen 16 of their 32 games hit the over.
  • A total of 23 times so far this year, LSU and its opponent have combined for more than 135.5 points.
  • Tigers games average 151.0 total points this season, 15.5 points less than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Against the spread, North Texas is 18-12-0 this season.
  • The Mean Green are 4-4 as 2.5-point underdogs or greater.
  • There have been 16 LSU’s games (out of 32) that went over the total this year.
  • Mean Green games have had over 135.5 points 11 times this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 3.3 points higher than the average scoring total for North Texas’ games (132.2).

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LSU Impact Players

  • Jordan Wright puts up 14.8 points and 5.1 rebounds per contest — both team highs. He is also averaging 2.5 assists, shooting 37.7% from the field and 32.4% from beyond the arc with 1.5 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Baker is posting 11.2 points, 0.8 assists and 4.9 rebounds per contest.
  • Trae Hannibal paces his squad in assists per game (3.0), and also averages 6.7 points and 4.2 rebounds. Defensively, he totals 1.0 steal and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Jalen Reed posts 7.9 points, 4.2 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest. Defensively, he posts 0.5 steals and 0.9 blocked shots.
  • Tyrell Ward is averaging 9.1 points, 0.9 assists and 2.3 rebounds per contest.

North Texas Impact Players

  • Aaron Scott gives the Mean Green 11.1 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest. He also puts up 1.2 steals and 1.3 blocked shots.
  • Jason Edwards is posting a team-high 19.2 points per contest. And he is delivering 2.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists, making 42.3% of his shots from the field and 34.9% from beyond the arc, with 2.5 treys per contest.
  • Robert Allen paces the Mean Green in rebounding (7.1 per game), and posts 7.7 points and 1.2 assists. He also delivers 1.0 steal and 0.7 blocked shots.
  • Rubin Jones gives the Mean Green 12.0 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game. He also posts 1.3 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • C.J. Noland paces the Mean Green in assists (2.0 per game), and posts 10.5 points and 2.7 rebounds. He also averages 1.0 steal and 0.3 blocked shots.

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