Betting on today's Demons and Tigers game? Catch the action at Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA, as the Tigers hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on SEC. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 146 points, and the Tigers are favored to win at home against the Demons.


The Pick: Northwestern State Demons +23.5

This game will be played at Pete Maravich Assembly Center at 8:00 ET on Friday, December 29th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Even though we have LSU winning straight-up, we like Northwestern State at +23.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 146 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Can the Demons Offense Score Enough on the Road?

Northwestern State enters today's game against LSU with a season record of 2-10. Looking back at their previous ten road games, Northwestern State has a 1-9 record on the road, going back to last year. Regarding ATS, Northwestern State currently has a winning record, sitting at 5-4. In their last ten games, Northwestern State has gone 1-3 vs. the spread.

So far, Northwestern State's games have averaged 150.7 points per game with the average over/under line being 148.2 points. The Demons' last five games have culminated with an average of 147 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2.

Coming off their recent game, the Northwestern State offense tallied 54 points in a matchup against Boise State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 37.5%, and they made 10 threes. Cliff Davis led the team in scoring, putting up 21 points. Additionally, Chase Forte contributed 8 points for the Demons.

Currently, the Demons' defense holds the 257th rank in the nation, allowing 79.0 points per game. Northwestern State's defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Boise State offense to knock down 59% of their shots on their way to putting up 95 points.

Can the Tigers Hold Strong at Home?

As they prepare for their 13th game of the season, LSU currently holds a 7-5 record. In away games, the Tigers are 1-2, while they have a 4-2 record when playing at home. As of now, LSU has a 3-6 record against the spread heading into today's game. In their previous five games, they have gone 1-4 vs. the spread.

After 12 games, LSU has an over/under record of 5-4-0, with their games averaging a combined 147.3 points per game so far. Looking at the Tigers' last three games, their over/under record is 1-2 with their games averaging 154 points per game.

LSU recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 85 points against Texas. This output exceeded their season average of 75.2 points per game. Offensively, the Tigers have a season long field goal percentage of 46%, which is 107th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 201st in percentage and 247th in three-pointers made.

This season, the LSU defense has been impressive, holding the 100th position in the country while permitting an average of 67.8 points per contest. LSU's three-point defense is currently 164th in the country at 9.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 39.7% of their shots vs. LSU.