Missouri vs LSU: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – March 6, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 6, 2021 - Last Updated on March 11, 2021

The Missouri Tigers (15-7) are at home in SEC action against the LSU Tigers (15-8) on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 3:00 PM ET. The Missouri Tigers are 2-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The point total is set at 155.5 for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 6, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Missouri Tigers have an average implied point total of 73.5 this season, which is 5.5 points lower than their implied total in Saturday’s game (79).
  • Missouri has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (79) nine times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the LSU Tigers (81.1) is 4.1 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (77).
  • LSU is attempting to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (77) for the 17th time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Missouri and LSU Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 2+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Missouri Tigers 12-10 7-6 13-9
LSU Tigers 10-13 6-6 14-9

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Betting Tips – Shooting Stats

  • This season, the Missouri Tigers have a 45.5% shooting percentage from the field, which is 3.4% higher than the 42.1% of shots the LSU Tigers’ opponents have made.
  • Missouri has an 11-6 record against the spread and a 13-4 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 42.1% from the field.
  • LSU is 11-3 overall and 9-5 against the spread when allowing opponents to shoot better than 45.5% from the field.
  • The LSU Tigers’ 46.6% shooting percentage from the field this season is four percentage points higher than the Missouri Tigers have given up to their opponents (42.6%).
  • LSU has compiled a 10-7 record against the spread and a 15-2 straight up record in games it shoots better than 42.6% from the field.
  • Missouri is 9-4 against the spread and 11-2 overall in games its opponents shoot over 46.6% from the field.
  • The Missouri Tigers shoot 32.1% from three-point range, 2.1% higher than the 30% the LSU Tigers allow to opponents.
  • Missouri has put together a 7-5 record against the spread and a 9-3 straight-up record in games this season when connecting on more than 30% of its three-point attempts.
  • LSU has put up a 9-9 against the spread while going 12-6 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot higher than 32.1% from deep.
  • The LSU Tigers shoot 34.4% from three-point distance this season. That’s 2.5 percentage points higher than the Missouri Tigers have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (31.9%).
  • LSU has a 10-8 ATS record and is 14-4 straight-up when the team makes more than 31.9% of its three-point attempts.
  • Missouri has a 9-4 ATS record and an 11-2 straight-up record in games this season when it hits more than 34.4% of its three-point shots.
  • The Missouri Tigers connect on 6.9 three-pointers per game this season, 1.3 fewer made shots on average than the 8.2 per game the LSU Tigers give up.
  • LSU has gone 6-3 against the spread and 6-3 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Missouri makes fewer three-pointers than its opponents, it is 5-3 ATS and 6-2 straight up.

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