A fun SEC rivalry is on the schedule for Saturday, November 28, 2020, when the LSU Tigers (3-3) visit the #5 Texas A&M Aggies (5-1). Texas A&M sits in second in the SEC – East and LSU currently find themselves in the fourth spot of the division. This game will air live on ESPN at 7:00 p.m. EST.
Through six games, the LSU offense is averaging 34.3 points per game and 451.5 yards per game, 327.2 through the air and 124.3 on the ground. Tyrion Davis-Price leads the team with 349 rushing yards and three touchdowns, and Terrace Marshall has a team high 38 receptions for 597 yards and nine touchdowns. Defensively, the Tigers are allowing 32.0 points and 472.7 yards. 355.8 passing and 136.8 rushing.
The Texas A&M offense is averaging 33.7 points per game and 443.7 yards per game, 254.5 through the air and 189.2 on the ground. Isaiah Spiller leads the team with 643 rushing yards and five touchdowns, and Ainias Smith has a team high 26 receptions for 312 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, the Aggies are allowing 25.0 points and 338.2 yards, 242.5 passing and 95.7 rushing.Below is my pick for the LSU Tigers at #5 Texas A&M Aggies. All odds are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
LSU Tigers at #5 Texas A&M Aggies (-13.5): O/U 62.5 (-112/-108)
Last time out, LSU visited the Arkansas Razorbacks and came away with a 27-24 come from behind victory. LSU led 20-14 at the half, but Arkansas found themselves ahead late in the fourth quarter. The Tigers took the lead for good with a Jaray Jenkins 13-yard touchdown reception with 3:59 remaining. QB T.J. Finley went 27.42 for 271 yards, two touchdowns, and zero interceptions. Tyrion Davis-Price had a big day on the ground as he went for 104 yards and one touchdown on 24 carries. The LSU defense allowed 443 total yards and forced one Arkansas interception.
Texas A&M last played on November 7th when they visited the South Carolina Gamecocks and left with a 48-3 win. The Aggies scored the first 41 points of the game and were in total cruise control throughout the night. QB Kellen Mond accounted for five touchdowns on the night as he went 16/26 for 224 yards, four touchdowns, zero interceptions, and rushed the ball six times for 34 yards and one touchdown. The Aggies defense allowed just 150 total yards and forced two South Carolina interceptions.
Series History: LSU won the meeting last season and now leads the all-time series 34-21-3.
CFB Predictions: I like Texas A&M -13.5 Saturday night.
2020 CFB Picks Results: 42-25