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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Alabama Crimson Tide in Battle with LSU Tigers

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for LSU when they take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Alabama Crimson Tide in this one found them listed as -2-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 Tigers was expected to move the line.

LSU Tigers vs Alabama Crimson Tide Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Alabama Crimson Tide battles the LSU Tigers, currently sitting with a 11-7 mark (5-12 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 5-9-1 for the Alabama Crimson Tide and 7-10 for the LSU Tigers.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 134-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide and the No. 72-rated LSU Tigers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and LSU is ranked No. 33 in NCAA basketball at 40.33 per game. Contrast that with Alabama's No. 217 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Alabama is the No. 89-ranked team in the country at 7.71 per game, while LSU rates No. 188 at 6.06 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers got 12 points from Tim Quarterman, but it was Texas A&M that prevailed in a 71-57 final on Tuesday at Reed Arena.

Retin Obasohan scored 27 points for Alabama on Tuesday, but the Tigers managed a 83-77 victory over the Crimson Tide at Auburn Arena.

Betting Trends
  • LSU is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LSU is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LSU's last 5 games
  • LSU is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Alabama is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Alabama's last 5 games
  • Alabama is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • Alabama is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing LSU

Next Betting Matchups

LSU home to Georgia, Tuesday, January 26th
Alabama at Tennessee, Tuesday, January 26th