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Alabama Crimson Tide Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Arizona Wildcats

The Arizona Wildcats will be trying to slam the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday when the teams tip off at McKale Center in college betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Arizona Wildcats in this one found them listed as -8-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Crimson Tide was expected to move the line.

Alabama Crimson Tide vs Arizona Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Alabama Crimson Tide will look to cover the spread vs the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, as the Crimson Tide are 4-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Wildcats are 3-6 ATS. Alabama is 3-5 against the total, while Arizona is 6-3 versus the total betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 60-rated Alabama Crimson Tide taking on the No. 55-rated Arizona Wildcats in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Arizona's No. 36-ranked scoring average of 84.86 PPG, against a Alabama Crimson Tide defense rated No. 142 and allowing 71.29 PPG. The Arizona Wildcats FG% has averaged 53.27% to date this season, more than the Alabama Crimson Tide shooters have managed so far (51.64% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Crimson Tide grabbed a 68-64 win over the Rams on Wednesday, behind a 13-point effort from Donta Hall at Coleman Coliseum.

Arizona earned a 67-64 victory over Texas A&M on Tuesday, getting 13 points from Brandon Randolph at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Alabama is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Alabama is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Alabama's last 6 games
  • Alabama is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Arizona is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Arizona is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona's last 9 games
  • Arizona is 20-3 SU in its last 23 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Alabama at Mercer, Tuesday, December 19th
Arizona at New Mexico, Saturday, December 16th