Missouri vs LSU: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 6, 2021

A game after he scored 23 points in an 83-68 win over Vanderbilt, Cameron Thomas leads the LSU Tigers (15-8) on the road against the Missouri Tigers (15-7) on Saturday, March 6, 2021. The LSU Tigers are underdogs by 2 points in the matchup, which airs at 3:00 PM ET on SECN. The point total in the matchup is set at 155.5.

The betting insights 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.

Betting Odds

Missouri Betting Information

  • Missouri has a 12-10 record ATS this year.
  • The Missouri Tigers are 7-6 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 2-point favorite.
  • The Missouri Tigers and their opponents have hit the over in 13 of 22 games this season (59.1%).
  • In their last game, the Missouri Tigers got a team-high 17 points from Dru Smith on the way to a 72-70 victory against Florida on Wednesday. They covered the spread as 4-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 142 points to go under the 142.5 point total.

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

Missouri Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Dru Smith 22 14.0 3.5 3.9 2.0 0.4 1.6
Xavier Pinson 22 14.0 2.9 3.0 1.0 0.0 1.7
Jeremiah Tilmon 20 12.9 7.6 0.9 0.9 1.4 0.0
Mark Smith 22 10.1 2.8 1.1 1.0 0.1 1.7
Kobe Brown 22 7.6 5.9 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.5

LSU Betting Information

  • The LSU Tigers hold a losing record ATS this season, covering 10 times and failing to cover 13 times.
  • For the 13th time this season, the LSU Tigers are at least a 2-point underdog, where they have a record of 6-6 against the spread.
  • 39.1% of LSU’s 23 games this season have missed the over/under.
  • In the LSU Tigers most recent game on Tuesday, Thomas scored a team-high 23 points on the way to an 83-68 win over Vanderbilt. They were favored by 14 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 151 points to fall short of the 156 point total.

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

LSU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Cameron Thomas 23 22.8 3.4 1.4 0.8 0.1 2.3
Ja’vonte Smart 22 16.0 3.3 4.1 1.2 0.1 2.6
Trendon Watford 22 16.0 7.4 3.2 1.1 0.6 0.7
Darius Days 22 11.7 7.5 0.7 1.3 0.3 1.9
Aundre Hyatt 18 4.3 2.8 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.5

Total Facts

  • Missouri’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup over/under (155.5 points) in 27.3% of opportunities (six out of 22 matchups).
  • In LSU’s games this year, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup over/under in 12 out of 23 matchups (52.2%).
  • The point total for the matchup of 155.5 is 0.8 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Missouri Tigers (73.8 points per game) and the LSU Tigers (82.5 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 146.7 points per game, 8.8 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season the average total for Missouri Tigers games is 145.3 points, 10.2 fewer than the over/under of 155.5 points for this contest.
  • LSU Tigers games have a total points bet of 157.7 points this season, 2.2 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/11/2020 LSU LSU -11 144 -750 +510 Regular Season 82-78 LSU
1/26/2019 N/A Missouri N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 86-80 LSU

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