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LSU Tigers Host the Alabama Crimson Tide in NCAA College Basketball Action

The LSU Tigers host Alabama on Saturday, looking to build on their 9-6 mark against the 9-6 Crimson Tide in college basketball betting action at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Alabama Crimson Tide opened as -1-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Alabama Crimson Tide vs LSU Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The LSU Tigers sport a record of 9-6 and 5-9 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Alabama Crimson Tide have 9-6 and 6-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 9-5 for the LSU Tigers and 3-10 for the Alabama Crimson Tide.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the LSU Tigers rated this week at No. 151 and the Alabama Crimson Tide sitting at No. 52.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Alabama is ranked No. 55 in NCAA basketball at 39 per game. Contrast that with LSU's No. 77 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, LSU is the No. 190-ranked team in the country at 6.6 per game, while Alabama rates No. 197 at 6.53 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Crimson Tide endured a 80-67 loss at the hands of the Gators on Tuesday, despite a 24-point effort from Braxton Key at Coleman Coliseum.

The Tigers were hammered by Texas A&M on Wednesday, losing by a 92-62 final at Reed Arena in college basketball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Alabama is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Alabama is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Alabama is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Alabama's last 5 games on the road
  • LSU is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LSU is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of LSU's last 5 games
  • LSU is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Alabama home to Missouri, Wednesday, January 18th
LSU at Auburn, Wednesday, January 18th

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