SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Mississippi State at LSU

Mississippi State-LSU Basketball Game Preview

The Mississippi State Bulldogs visit the LSU Tigers on Saturday in Baton Rouge in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

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Team Statistical Comparison

Mississippi State scores an average of 73.0 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 66.6 points per contest. LSU scores an average of 72.7 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 61.0 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Mississippi State 0.472 0.326 0.720 11.09 +7.26 8.00 3.61 13.91 12.87
LSU 0.441 0.331 0.711 12.33 +3.92 11.08 4.50 12.42 15.04
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Mississippi State 0.433 0.336 36.52 29.26 0.35 +6.39 5.52 73.0 66.6
LSU 0.373 0.282 38.88 34.96 0.34 +11.75 6.63 72.7 61.0

Key

FG%– Field goal shootage percentage.
3PT%– Three point field goal shootage percentage.
FT%– Free throw shooting percentage.
OREB– Offensive rebounds per game.
RBM– Average rebounding margin per game.
SPG– Steals per game.
BPG– Blocks per game.
APG– Assists per game.
TOPG– Turnovers per game.
Opp FG%– Opponent field goal percentage made.
Opp 3PT%– Opponent 3-point field goal percentage made.
RB Off– Rebounding Offense.
RB Def– Rebounding defense.
OFRB%– Offensive rebounding percentage.
Scor. M– Average game scoring margin.
3ptMPG– Three point shots made per game.
TM PPG– Team’s average points scored per game.
Opp PPG– Average points scored by opponents per game.

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Statistical Leaders

Scoring

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FG 3PTFG FTs Points Avg.
3. Molinar, Iverson MSU 23 146 23 101 416 18.09
5. Eason, Tari LSU 23 132 16 95 375 16.30
13. Days, Darius LSU 23 112 48 31 303 13.17

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
3. Eason, Tari LSU 23 132 251 0.526
4. Molinar, Iverson MSU 23 146 297 0.492

3-Point FG Made Per Game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
6. Days, Darius LSU 23 48 2.09

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
1. Molinar, Iverson MSU 23 101 114 0.886
10. Gaines, Eric LSU 24 79 101 0.782
14. Eason, Tari LSU 23 95 124 0.766

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total Avg. Per Game
7. Days, Darius LSU 23 43 136 179 7.78
8. Eason, Tari LSU 23 58 102 160 6.96
10. Brooks, Garrison MSU 23 53 101 154 6.70

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Mississippi State vs. LSU Basketball Series History

LSU leads 113-102

Mississippi State Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Rocket Watts G 6′-2″ 185 JR
1 Iverson Molinar G 6′-3″ 190 JR
2 Javian Davis F 6′-9″ 240 JR
3 Shakeel Moore G 6′-1″ 185 SO
4 Cameron Matthews G 6′-7″ 225 SO
5 Cam Carter G 6′-3″ 185 FR
10 Garrison Brooks F 6′-9″ 230 SR
11 Andersson Garcia G 6′-7″ 210 SO
12 Keshawn Murphy F 6′-10″ 245 FR
13 D.J. Jeffries F 6′-7″ 225 JR
20 Derek Fountain F 6′-9″ 225 SO
21 Justin Rumph G 6′-5″ 215 SR
24 Tyler Brumfield G 6′-1″ 180 FR
25 Isaac Stansbury G 6′-1″ 160 JR
35 Tolu Smith F 6′-11″ 245 JR
44 Alden Applewhite F 6′-7″ 200 FR

LSU Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Brandon Murray G 6′-5″ 214 FR
1 Xavier Pinson G 6′-2″ 154 SR
2 Eric Gaines G 6′-2″ 150 SO
3 Alex Fudge F 6′-8″ 185 FR
4 Darius Days F 6′-7″ 245 SR
5 Mwani Wilkinson F 6′-5″ 206 SO
10 Brandon Egemo G 6′-0″ 166 SO
11 Justice Williams G 6′-3″ 170 FR
13 Tari Eason F 6′-8″ 216 SO
15 Efton Reid C 6′-11″ 238 FR
20 Jerrell Colbert C 6′-10″ 216 FR
21 Bradley Ezewiro F 6′-8″ 246 FR
22 Spencer Mays G 6′-3″ 196 JR
24 Shareef O’Neal F 6′-10″ 220 JR
25 Adam Benhayoune F 6′-5″ 230 FR
30 Parker Edwards G 6′-2″ 214 JR
44 Adam Miller G 6′-2″ 185 SO

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Mississippi State Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/10/2021 North Alabama 49 Mississippi State 75
11/13/2021 Montana 49 Mississippi State 86
11/17/2021 Detroit Mercy 64 Mississippi State 77
11/21/2021 Morehead State 46 Mississippi State 66
11/25/2021 Mississippi State 58 Louisville 72
11/27/2021 Mississippi State 82 Richmond 71
12/2/2021 Lamar 60 Mississippi State 75
12/5/2021 Minnesota 81 Mississippi State 76
12/11/2021 Mississippi State 63 Colorado State 66
12/14/2021 Georgia State 50 Mississippi State 79
12/17/2021 Furman 66 Mississippi State 69
12/21/2021 Winthrop 63 Mississippi State 84
12/29/2021 Arkansas 68 Mississippi State 81
1/5/2022 Mississippi State PPD Missouri PPD
1/8/2022 Mississippi State 72 Ole Miss 82
1/12/2022 Georgia 72 Mississippi State 88
1/15/2022 Alabama 76 Mississippi State 78
1/19/2022 Mississippi State 72 Florida 80
1/22/2022 Ole Miss 60 Mississippi State 78
1/25/2022 Mississippi State 74 Kentucky 82
1/29/2022 Mississippi State 50 Texas Tech 76
2/1/2022 South Carolina 64 Mississippi State 78
2/5/2022 Mississippi State 55 Arkansas 63
2/9/2022 Tennessee 72 Mississippi State 63
2/12/2022 Mississippi State LSU
2/16/2022 Mississippi State Alabama
2/19/2022 Missouri Mississippi State
2/23/2022 Mississippi State South Carolina
2/26/2022 Vanderbilt Mississippi State
3/2/2022 Auburn Mississippi State
3/5/2022 Mississippi State Texas A&M

LSU Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 UL Monroe 39 LSU 101
11/12/2021 Texas State 59 LSU 84
11/15/2021 Liberty 58 LSU 74
11/18/2021 McNeese 46 LSU 85
11/22/2021 Belmont 53 LSU 83
11/26/2021 Penn State 63 LSU 68
11/27/2021 LSU 75 Wake Forest 61
12/1/2021 Ohio 51 LSU 66
12/11/2021 LSU 69 Georgia Tech 53
12/14/2021 N’Western St 49 LSU 89
12/18/2021 LSU 66 Louisiana Tech 57
12/22/2021 Lipscomb 60 LSU 95
12/29/2021 LSU 55 Auburn 70
1/4/2022 Kentucky 60 LSU 65
1/8/2022 Tennessee 67 LSU 79
1/12/2022 LSU 64 Florida 58
1/15/2022 Arkansas 65 LSU 58
1/19/2022 LSU 67 Alabama 70
1/22/2022 LSU 50 Tennessee 64
1/26/2022 Texas A&M 64 LSU 70
1/29/2022 LSU 68 TCU 77
2/1/2022 Ole Miss 76 LSU 72
2/5/2022 LSU 66 Vanderbilt 75
2/8/2022 LSU 76 Texas A&M 68
2/12/2022 Mississippi State LSU
2/16/2022 Georgia LSU
2/19/2022 LSU South Carolina
2/23/2022 LSU Kentucky
2/26/2022 Missouri LSU
3/2/2022 LSU Arkansas
3/5/2022 Alabama LSU

Injuries and Suspensions

Mississippi State

[F] 12/01/2021 – Keshawn Murphy is out for season (Redshirt)

LSU

[G] 10/20/2021 – Adam Miller is out indefinitely (Knee)

Source: statfox.com

Mississippi State-LSU Prediction

LSU 74, Mississippi State 71


Saturday‘s game tips off at 8:00 PM ET. TV: ESPN2.

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SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Mississippi State at LSU

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