Auburn Tigers visit Alabama Crimson Tide in college basketball clash
Auburn Tigers vs Alabama Crimson Tide Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Coleman Coliseum Tuesday as host Alabama looks to handle the Auburn Tigers in NCAA hoops action.
Alabama battles the Tigers, currently sitting with a 9-18 mark (12-13 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 6-17 for the Crimson Tide and 12-7 for the Tigers.
The visitors opened as 11.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 255-rated Auburn taking on the No. 111-rated Crimson Tide in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 69-61 win for the Crimson Tide on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Alabama's No. 280-rated squad against Auburn's No. 187-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Alabama rates No. 250 in the country with 5.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 195 nationally with 5.9 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Auburn owns the country's No. 243-rated mark, allowing 72.3 points per game on the highway. Alabama, on the other hand, rates No. 286 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Auburn, they were an 88-55 loser as they battled Mississippi on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 12-point underdog. Auburn was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Mississippi and falling by an 88-55 score at Tad Smith Coliseum.
Alabama was a 97-94 loser in their most recent outing on the road against LSU. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Trevor Releford was dynamite, scoring 36 points and adding 5 rebounds but LSU still won, 97-94, over Alabama on Saturday at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Vanderbilt are 3-7
After playing Mississippi are 6-4
After a loss are 1-9
Alabama Crimson Tide Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 4-6
After playing LSU are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Tigers at Crimson Tide trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Auburn's last 8 games on the road
Auburn is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Alabama
Auburn is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Alabama is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Alabama's last 7 games when playing Auburn
Alabama is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Auburn
Alabama is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Auburn
Auburn home to Vanderbilt, Saturday, March 2
Alabama at Florida, Saturday, March 2