The Tigers and Razorbacks are set to face off at 7:00 ET on SECN. The Razorbacks will host the game at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, AR. The over/under for this game is set at 156.5 points, and Arkansas is favored by -3.5 vs. LSU in a Southeastern conference matchup.

LSU TIGERS VS ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Arkansas Razorbacks -3.5

This game will be played at Bud Walton Arena at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, March 6th.

WHY BET THE ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Razorbacks.
  • Not only will Arkansas pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 156.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Can the Tigers Offense Score Enough in Fayetteville?

LSU enters this game as the underdog, as they have gone just 4-11 in games where they were not favored this season. However, they have won two straight games and are 16-13 overall. On the road, the Tigers are 4-7, and their average scoring margin is -5.3.

Recently, LSU has gone 2-1 on the road, and over their last 10 games away from home, they are just 3-7. In their most recent game, the Tigers defeated Vanderbilt by a score of 75-61.

As the underdog, LSU has gone 6-9 against the spread this season. However, their ATS record of 13-16 overall is slightly below .500. On the road, the Tigers have an ATS mark of 6-5. In their last three games as the underdog, LSU is 2-1 vs. the spread.

LSU's over/under record this season is 14-15, and the average over/under line in their games is 148.8. So far, 20 of their games have finished with fewer points than today's line of 156.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 140 points, and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2.

The LSU offense is coming off a game in which they scored 75 points vs. Vanderbilt. Overall their field goal percentage was 43.9% while connecting on 10 threes. The top scorer for the Tigers was Jordan Wright with 15 points, while Jalen Reed also added 13 to the scoreboard.

So far, the Tigers' defense is ranked 226th in the country at 74.0 points per contest. In today's game, the LSU defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 3 three-pointers while giving up 61 points.

Will Arkansas Live Up to Expectations at Home?

Arkansas is 12-6 at home this season and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games on their home floor. They are favored by 3.5 points today and they have gone 10-3 as the favorite this season.

Over their last three games at home, the Razorbacks have gone 1-2, and they are currently on a two-game losing streak. So far this year, they have gone 5-11 in Southeastern Conference play.

Arkansas has struggled against the spread this season, going just 11-18. Their ATS record as the favorite is 4-9 and they are just 3-7 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the favorite.

Arkansas' over/under record for the season sits at 21-8 and today's line of 156.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (150.3). So far, 18 of their games have finished with fewer points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 179 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 8-2.

The Arkansas offense is coming off a game in which they scored 102 points vs. Kentucky. Overall their field goal percentage was 53.1% while connecting on 7 threes. Tramon Mark is leading the team in scoring at 17.1 points per contest. Khalif Battle has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.5 going into the game.

Looking at the Arkansas defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 79.1 points per game (317th). The Arkansas defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 111 points and allowed Kentucky to connect on 9 threes.