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College Basketball Matchup - Alabama Crimson Tide Purdue Boilermakers Odds Preview

Purdue BoilermakersAlabama Crimson Tide
Nov 20, 8:00 PM | Coliseo do Puerto Rico

Purdue Boilermakers vs Alabama Crimson Tide Odds


Coliseo do Puerto Rico will host Crimson Tide vs. Boilermakers action on Sunday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAAB action.

The game is being played at Coliseo do Puerto Rico, which makes it technically a neutral site match.

This season, the Crimson Tide are 4-0 overall and 2-0 ATS ATS, while the Boilermakers are 4-0 and 2-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Alabama boasts a 1-1 on the OU, and Purdue is 2-1.

View Purdue vs Alabama Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Crimson Tide installed as 1-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 66-ranked Crimson Tide and the No. 16-rated Boilermakers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 86-84 win for the Boilermakers on Sunday.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Boilermakers is ranked No. 180 in NCAA hoops at 36.2 per game. Contrast that with Alabama’s No. 49 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Alabama is the No. 294-ranked team in the country at 4 per game, while Purdue rates No. 7 at 11.2 per game.

Defensively, Purdue features the nation's No. 307-rated defense on the road, allowing 83.5 points per game. Alabama, meanwhile, comes in at No. 233 nationally in scoring at home.

Purdue was an 85-77 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Temple. They covered the 1–point spread as favorites. Ramone Moore scored 27 points for Temple on Friday, but the Boilermakers managed an 85-77 victory over the Owls at Coliseo do Puerto Rico.

Alabama won its last outing, a 70-60 result against Wichita State on November 18. They covered in that game as a 2.5-point favorite. Toure' Murry scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Shockers to a win (they lost 70-60 to Alabama at Coliseo do Puerto Rico on Friday).

Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Western Michigan are 2-0
After a win are 8-2

Alabama Crimson Tide Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Alabama A&M are 3-1
After playing Wichita State are 1-0
After a win are 7-3

A few Boilermakers at Crimson Tide trends to consider:
Alabama is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Purdue home to Western Michigan, Wednesday, November 23
Alabama home to Alabama A&M, Wednesday, November 23