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Alabama Crimson Tide vs Auburn Tigers Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Wednesday when the Crimson Tide of Alabama hit the hard court against the Tigers of Auburn.
The Tigers sit at 8-13 (10-9 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Crimson Tide are currently 14-7 (8-9 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Auburn is 8-5 OU, and Alabama is 4-13 OU.
Bettors looking to go with the Tigers in this one found them listed as 3-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Crimson Tide was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 188 and the Crimson Tide at No. 116 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 70-64 result in favor of the Crimson Tide.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Auburn's No. 172 nationally ranked offense (67.6 points per game) against a Crimson Tide defense that sits as the No. 22 at 58.3 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 41.6% from the field, less than the Crimson Tide have managed so far this season (44.3% on average).
Defensively, Alabama features the nation's No. 26-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.2 points per game. Auburn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 207 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Alabama, they were a 58-54 winner as they battled Vanderbilt on the road. They covered in the match as a 3-point favorite. Alabama got 17 points from Trevor Lacey en route to a 58-54 victory over Vanderbilt on Saturday at Memorial Gymnasium.
Auburn lost its last outing, a 91-77 result against Missouri on February 2. They covered in that game as a 15-point underdog. The Tigers endured a 91-77 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Saturday, despite a 12-point effort from Frankie Sullivan at Mizzou Arena.
Alabama Crimson Tide Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing LSU are 6-4
After playing Vanderbilt are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Kentucky are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
A few Crimson Tide at Tigers trends to consider:
Alabama is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Auburn
Alabama is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Auburn
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Auburn's last 6 games when playing Alabama
Auburn is 13-3-1 ATS in its last 17 games when playing at home against Alabama
Auburn is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Alabama
Auburn is 9-3-1 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Alabama
Alabama home to LSU, Saturday, February 9
Auburn at Kentucky, Saturday, February 9