Alabama Crimson Tide vs Charleston Southern Buccaneers Preview
Charleston Southern Buccaneers vs Alabama Crimson Tide Odds
Coleman Coliseum will host Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Charleston Southern Buccaneers action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Crimson Tide sit at 4-0 (2-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Buccaneers are currently 1-3 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Alabama is 1-2 OU, and Charleston Southern is 0-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 173-rated Charleston Southern taking on the No. 30-rated Crimson Tide in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 83-72 win for the Crimson Tide on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Alabama's No. 113 nationally ranked offense (73 points per game) against a Buccaneers defense that sits as the No. 240 at 69.5 PPG. The Crimson Tide have been averaging 48.4% from the field, more than the Buccaneers have managed so far this season (37.6% on average).
Defensively, Charleston Southern features the nation's No. 244-rated defense on the road, allowing 75 points per game. Alabama, meanwhile, comes in at No. 153 nationally in scoring at home.
Charleston Southern was a 59-57 loser in its last match at home against East Tennessee State. The Buccaneers got 13 points from Arlon Harper, but it was East Tennessee State that prevailed in a 59-57 final on Tuesday at CSU Field House.
Alabama won its last outing, a 77-55 result against Villanova on November 16. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point favorite. Villanova was run off the court by the Crimson Tide on Friday as Alabama routed them 77-55 at Madison Square Garden.
Alabama Crimson Tide Trends:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
After a win are 7-3
A few Buccaneers at Crimson Tide trends to consider:
Alabama is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Alabama is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Charleston Southern home to College of Charleston, Wednesday, November 28
Alabama home to Lamar, Tuesday, November 27