Ohio @ LSU
Current Records: Ohio 5-1; LSU 7-0
What to Know
The LSU Tigers will be playing at home against the Ohio Bobcats at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday. The Tigers are out to keep their five-game home win streak alive.
LSU had enough points to win and then some against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday, taking their game 75-61. LSU got double-digit scores from four players: center Efton Reid (14), forward Darius Days (12), guard Eric Gaines (11), and forward Alex Fudge (11).
Meanwhile, Ohio made easy work of the Concordia (MI) Cardinals last week and carried off an 88-68 victory.
LSU is the favorite in this one, with an expected 11-point margin of victory. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (6-1), so they might be worth a quick bet.
LSU is now a perfect 7-0 while the Bobcats sit at 5-1. Two numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: The Tigers come into the contest boasting the third most steals per game in college basketball at 12.7. But Ohio enters the matchup with only 4.2 steals given up per game on average, good for ninth best in college basketball. Ball control might end up being a major factor in this one.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Pete Maravich Assembly Center -- Baton Rouge, Louisiana
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $6.00
The Tigers are a big 11-point favorite against the Bobcats, according to the latest college basketball odds.
Bettors have moved against the Tigers slightly, as the game opened with the Tigers as a 12.5-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.
Injury Report for LSU
- Shareef O'Neal: Game-Time Decision (Foot)
- Justice Williams: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)
- Adam Miller: Out for the Season (Knee)
Injury Report for Ohio
- Dwight Wilson III: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)