Planning on watching today's Crimson Tide and Tigers game? Catch the action at Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA, as the Tigers hosts this showdown at 12:00 ET on ESPN. Alabama come into this Southeastern conference matchup as the -6 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 166.5 points.

ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE VS LSU TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: LSU Tigers +6

This game will be played at Pete Maravich Assembly Center at 12:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE LSU TIGERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Not only will LSU pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 166.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Does Alabama Stand a Chance on the Road?

Alabama enters tonight's game as the favorite, as they have been in 17 of their 23 games this season. So far, they have gone 15-2 as the favorite, compared to 1-5 as the underdog.

On the road, the Crimson Tide have gone 5-6 this season, and their average scoring margin is +0.2 points per game. Over their last 10 games away from home, they have gone 5-5.

Alabama's ATS record this season is 14-9, and they are 12-5 vs. the spread when favored. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Crimson Tide have gone 8-2 vs. the spread. On the road, Alabama's ATS mark is 4-7 this season, and their last 3 road ATS record is 1-2.

Alabama's over/under record this season is 16-7 and the average scoring total in their games is 165.7 points. Today's over/under line of 166.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (159.9). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 168 points.

The Alabama offense is coming off a game where they scored 81 points against Auburn. They posted a field goal percentage of 37.3% and connected on 9 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Mark Sears, who is averaging 20.3 heading into today's matchup. Additionally, Aaron Estrada also maintains a PPG average of 12.7 heading into game.

Coming into the game, Alabama will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 76.2 points per game (266th). So far, the Alabama defense is giving up an average of 9.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.3 times per game (621st).

Will the Tigers Exceed Expectations at Home?

LSU will be looking to bounce back after an 88-68 loss to Tennessee. The Tigers are 12-10 overall and 4-5 in Southeastern Conference play. At home, LSU is 10-4 compared to a 2-6 record on the road.

So far, the Tigers have been the underdog in 10 of their 22 games, going just 2-8 in those matchups. On the season, LSU has an average scoring differential of +11.6 points per game at home.

As the underdog this season, LSU has gone 3-7 against the spread. Their overall ATS mark is 9-13, and they have gone 6-8 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Tigers have gone just 3-7.

LSU's over/under record this season is 12-10, and today's over/under line of 166.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (147.2). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 173 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 7-3.

The LSU offense is coming off a game in which they scored 68 points vs. Tennessee. Overall their field goal percentage was 41.4% while connecting on 6 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Will Baker with 16 points. Derek Fountain also added 11 points for the Tigers.

The Tigers' defense is presently ranked 202nd nationally, allowing an average of 72.9 points per contest. LSU's defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Tennessee offense to knock down 55% of their shots on their way to putting up 88 points.