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March 5, 9:00 PM | Tad Smith Coliseum

Alabama Crimson Tide vs Mississippi Rebels Odds

19-10TEAM RECORD21-8

Tad Smith Coliseum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Mississippi Rebels and the visiting Alabama Crimson Tide in college hoops action on Tuesday.

The Rebels currently sports a 21-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-11-1 ATS. The Crimson Tide are 19-10 and 11-14 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rebels produce a 14-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Crimson Tide have gone 6-19 against the number.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Rebels installed as 6-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rebels rated this week at No. 45 and the Crimson Tide sitting at No. 102. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 78-72 result in favor of the Rebels.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Crimson Tide is ranked No. 263 in NCAA hoops at 32.5 per game. Contrast that with Mississippi’s No. 16 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Mississippi is the No. 85-ranked team in the country at 7.1 per game, while Alabama rates No. 257 at 5.3 per game.

Defensively, Alabama features the nation's No. 30-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.1 points per game. Mississippi, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 nationally in scoring at home.

Alabama was a 64-52 loser in its last match on the road against Florida. They covered the 16-point spread as underdogs. Alabama suffered a 64-52 loss against Florida on Saturday, getting 12 points from Trevor Releford in a losing effort at Stephen O'Connell Center.

Mississippi lost its last outing, a 73-67 result against Mississippi State on March 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 12-point favorite. The Rebels got a 22-point effort from Murphy Holloway, who added 19 rebounds, but Mississippi State still managed to defeat Mississippi 73-67 Saturday at Humphrey Coliseum.

Alabama Crimson Tide Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Georgia are 6-4
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing LSU are 6-4
After playing Mississippi State are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Crimson Tide at Rebels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Alabama's last 7 games on the road
Alabama is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Alabama is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Mississippi
Alabama is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Mississippi
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Mississippi's last 5 games at home
Mississippi is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games at home
Mississippi is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Alabama
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Mississippi's last 10 games

Next up:
Alabama home to Georgia, Saturday, March 9
Mississippi at LSU, Saturday, March 9