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Coastal Carolina Chanticleers vs Alabama Crimson Tide Odds
The Chanticleers of Coastal Carolina look to prove they can hang with big SEC schools like Alabama when they tip off in NIT Tournament action today.
Supporters of the Chanticleers have watched them go 28-5 on the year, while the Crimson Tide are at 21-11 and 15-13 ATS. In the NIT however, Coastal Carolina is an underdog 8 seed while Alabama is a No. 1 seed. But don't be fooled - the Chanticleers rank in the Top 40 of the OddsShark power poll, so they are threat to pull the upset here or at least cover the NIT point spread.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 66 (Crimson Tide) and the No. 39 (Chanticleers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-74 result in favor of the Chanticleers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Chanticleers rank No. 11 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.6 per game. That compares with Alabama’s No. 86 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Alabama is college basketball's No. 338-ranked team at 4.1 per game, while the Chanticleers rate No. 310 with 4.7 per game.
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Defensively, Coastal Carolina features the nation's No. 78-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.9 points per game. Alabama, meanwhile, comes in at No. 270 nationally in scoring at home.
Coastal Carolina lost its last outing, a 60-47 result against UNC Asheville on March 5. They failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point favorite. The Chanticleers endured a 60-47 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Saturday, despite a 13-point effort from Chad Gray at Kimbel Arena.
Alabama was a 72-58 loser in their most recent outing against Kentucky. They failed to cover the 6.5–point spread as underdogs.
Alabama Crimson Tide Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
After playing Kentucky are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
A few Chanticleers at Crimson Tide trends to consider:
Alabama is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games at home
Alabama is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
Alabama is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games