Arkansas Razorbacks vs Alabama Crimson Tide Odds
Arkansas travels to Alabama on Thursday, hoping to boost its 12-7 record with a victory over the Crimson Tide.
Supporters of the Razorbacks have watched them go 12-7 and 4-6-1 ATS on the year, while the Crimson Tide are at 12-7 and 7-8 ATS. In totals betting, the Crimson Tide are 4-11, while the Razorbacks have a 4-5 mark.
The Razorbacks were listed as 5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Crimson Tide - Razorbacks odds would favor the Crimson Tide if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Alabama is rated No. 99 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Arkansas is at No. 142. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 77-73 win for the Razorbacks.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Alabama has the nation's No. 248-rated offensive output, at 64.5 PPG. The visiting Razorbacks defense ranks No. 240 allowing on average 69.3 PPG. The Crimson Tide FG% has averaged 44.7% so far, less than the Razorbacks marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.3% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Arkansas owns the country's No. 306-rated mark, allowing 76.7 points per game on the highway. Alabama, on the other hand, rates No. 275 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Arkansas, they were a 75-54 loser as they battled South Carolina on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point favorite. Arkansas was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by South Carolina and falling by a 75-54 score at Colonial Life Arena.
In their last action, Alabama was a 54-53 loser on the road against Tennessee. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs. The Crimson Tide got 18 points from Trevor Releford, but it was Tennessee that prevailed in a 54-53 final on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Tennessee are 4-6
After playing South Carolina are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Alabama Crimson Tide Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-4
Before playing Vanderbilt are 8-2
After playing Tennessee are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few Razorbacks at Crimson Tide trends to consider:
Arkansas is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Alabama
Arkansas is 5-17 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
Arkansas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Arkansas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Alabama
Alabama is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Arkansas
Alabama is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
Alabama is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Alabama's last 5 games
Arkansas home to Tennessee, Saturday, February 2
Alabama at Vanderbilt, Saturday, February 2