Postseason NIT - Alabama Crimson Tide vs Northeastern Huskies Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Northeastern Huskies vs Alabama Crimson Tide Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Northeastern when they take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.
This season, the Crimson Tide are 21-12 overall and 14-15 ATS ATS, while the Huskies are 20-12 and 14-13 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Alabama boasts a 8-21 on the OU, and Northeastern is 13-11-1.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Crimson Tide as 12.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Crimson Tide at No. 97 and the Huskies at No. 250 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 69-66 result in favor of the Crimson Tide.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Alabama's No. 276-ranked offense, averaging 63.1 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 225 at 68.5 PPG. The Crimson Tide field goal percentage has averaged 43% so far, less than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.6% per game.
Defensively, Northeastern features the nation's No. 125-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.4 points per game. Alabama, meanwhile, comes in at No. 298 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Northeastern was a 70-57 loser at home against James Madison. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites. Northeastern got 14 points from Jonathan Lee but lost anyway, 70-57, to James Madison on Monday at Reynolds Center.
In their last action, Alabama was a 61-51 loser on the road against Florida. They covered the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. Alabama suffered a 61-51 loss against Florida on Saturday, getting 12 points from Trevor Releford in a losing effort at Bridgestone Arena.
Northeastern Huskies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
After playing James Madison are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Alabama Crimson Tide Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Huskies at Crimson Tide trends to consider:
Northeastern is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northeastern's last 6 games on the road
Alabama is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Alabama's last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Alabama's last 9 games at home
Alabama is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games