Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Crimson Tide vs. Tigers CBB Odds
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2023 NCAA Basketball Handicapping Crimson Tide vs. LSU
- (19-3) Alabama Crimson Tide vs. LSU Tigers (12-10)
- Date: Saturday, February 4th
- Time: 4:00 ET
- Venue: Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge
- CBB Moneyline Odds: Crimson Tide -899 | Tigers +600
- NCAAB Betting ATS Odds: Alabama -12.5 | LSU +12.5 (Bet Now!)
- CBB Betting Total: O/U 147.0
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Alabama Crimson Tide
Hoping to build on their 19-3 overall record, Alabama squares off with LSU. Out of 9 road games this season, the Crimson Tide have a record of 7-2.
In 20 games as the favorites, the Crimson Tide have gone 17-3 straight up. In today’s matchup, Alabama has a betting line set at -12.5 points in their favor.
Alabama currently has a record of 9-0 in Southeastern action. In non-conference games, the team has a mark of 10-3.
Coming into the game, Brandon Miller is the team leader in scoring, averaging 19.2 points per game. In addition to his scoring, Miller is grabbing 8.1 rebounds and adding 1.9 assists.
Alabama’s second leading scorer is Mark Sears, who has hit 41.3% of his field goal attempts and is averaging 13.7 points per game.
Crimson Tide Offense
On offense, the Crimson Tide are one of the top units in the country at 80.0 points per game, placing them 15th in the NCAA. So far, Alabama has been more than willing to get up shots from outside, ranking 68th in the NCAA in percentage of shots behind the 3-point arc.
So far, the team has taken 47.96% of their shots from beyond the arc. For the season, the Crimson Tide are averaging 9.28 made 3’s per contest (88th).
In terms of pace, Alabama is below the NCAA average in possessions per game, averaging just 72.0 per contest, placing them just 251st in college basketball.
Currently, the team is one of the better rebounding teams in the country, at 39.9 rebounds per contest. This figure includes 13.5 offensive boards per game.
LSU heads into their matchup vs Alabama with a record of 12-10 while looking to shake a 9-game losing streak. Currently, the Tigers have been the home team 14 times, sitting with a record of 10-4.
After a season in which they went 1-6 as the betting underdog, LSU will be underdogs for the first time this year. They are +12.5 point underdogs on the spread.
LSU currently has a record of 1-8 in Southeastern action. In non-conference games, the team has a mark of 11-2.
Coming into the game, KJ Williams is the team leader in scoring, averaging 17.1 points per game. In addition to his scoring, Williams is grabbing 7.5 rebounds and adding 0.9 assists.
LSU’s second-leading scorer is Adam Miller, who has hit 34.7% of his field goal attempts and is averaging 12.0 points per game.
Tigers Key Stats
The Tigers offense heads into the game ranked 141st in the NCAA at 73.1 points per contest. LSU’s offensive attack is heavily reliant on getting the ball inside, as 65.36% of their shots have come inside the arc.
So far, the team is ranked 224th in overall field goal percentage at 44.0%. When the Tigers have taken 3-point shots, they are hitting 31.9% of their looks.
In terms of pace, LSU is below the NCAA average in possessions per game, averaging just 68.8 per contest, placing them just 386th in college basketball. Currently, the team is pulling down rebounds at a similar rate to the NCAA average at 36.9 rebounds per contest. This figure includes 12.0 offensive boards per game.
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Alabama vs. LSU CBB Betting Trends
- First, Alabama is 3-2 vs. the spread in their last 5 games. The Crimson Tide are 4-1 straight up in these matchups.
- Second, Alabama is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games on the road, going 9-1 SU.
- At this point, the Crimson Tide are 2-1 SU in their last 3 games as the favorite. They are 1-2 vs. the spread in these contests.
- Also, the Tigers are 0-3 SU in their last 3 games as the underdog. They are 0-3 vs. the spread in these contests.
Free Alabama Crimson Tide vs. LSU Tigers CBB Betting Pick:
Free Spread Prediction: Alabama Crimson Tide -12.5
When analyzing this matchup between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the LSU Tigers, we see grabbing Alabama to come out on top and cover the spread. The oddsmakers have the Alabama as the heavy favorite with a point spread sitting at -12.5.
Not only do we like the Alabama’s historical performance as the favorite, as they are 3-2 vs the spread in their last 5 games when favored to win. But, they are matched up against a team that plays a similar style of basketball. So far, both Alabama and LSU are near the NCAA average in possessions per game.
Before tip-off, go ahead and get your bet down on the Alabama to win and cover the spread.
Free Alabama vs. LSU CBB Betting Pick: Alabama ATS
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