The SE Louisiana Lions (2-5) will look to end a four-game road losing streak when they square off against the LSU Tigers (4-3) on Friday, December 1, 2023 at Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on SEC Network+. In this preview, we investigate the LSU vs. SE Louisiana odds and lines ahead of this matchup.

The matchup between the Tigers and the Lions currently does not have a line set.

LSU has a 3-4-0 record against the spread so far this season compared to SE Louisiana, who is 2-3-0 ATS. The Tigers have a 4-3-0 record hitting the over, while games involving the Lions have a record of 2-3-0 when it comes to hitting the over.

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LSU vs. SE Louisiana prediction

LSU 80, SE Louisiana 67

Against the spread

  • LSU has won three games against the spread this season, while failing to cover four times.
  • SE Louisiana has covered twice in five matchups with a spread this season.
  • The 74.7 points per game the Tigers score are the same as the Lions give up.
  • LSU has a 2-0 record against the spread and a 2-0 record overall when scoring more than 77.3 points.
  • When SE Louisiana allows fewer than 74.7 points, it is 1-1 against the spread and 2-2 overall.
  • The Lions’ 73.9 points per game are only 4.9 more points than the 69.0 the Tigers give up.
  • SE Louisiana has put together a 1-1 ATS record and a 2-2 overall record in games it scores more than 69.0 points.
  • LSU’s record is 2-3 against the spread and 3-2 overall when it gives up fewer than 73.9 points.

Players to watch


  • Jordan Wright averages a team-leading 1.9 assists per game. He is also averaging 12.0 points and 5.4 rebounds, shooting 33.3% from the floor and 28.1% from beyond the arc with 1.3 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Will Baker leads his squad in both points (14.4) and assists (0.7) per game, and also puts up 5.6 rebounds. At the other end, he puts up 0.7 steals and 1.0 block.
  • Jalen Reed leads the Tigers at 6.1 rebounds per game, while also averaging 1.7 assists and 9.9 points.

SE Louisiana

  • Roger McFarlane is the Lions’ top scorer (15.0 points per game) and rebounder (6.0), and puts up 1.6 assists.
  • The Lions receive 11.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game from Nick Caldwell.
  • Alec Woodard gets the Lions 9.1 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game. He also posts 1.3 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.