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Alabama Crimson Tide Open as College Basketball Underdog vs South Carolina Gamecocks

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Alabama Crimson Tide try to run the South Carolina Gamecocks off the court at Coleman Coliseum in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Alabama sat as 5-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Alabama Crimson Tide Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Alabama Crimson Tide currently sport a 9-5 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-6 ATS. The South Carolina Gamecocks are 15-0 and 11-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Alabama Crimson Tide produce a 4-8-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the South Carolina Gamecocks have gone 5-7 against the totals betting line.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 197-rated Alabama Crimson Tide and the No. 28-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting South Carolina Gamecocks rank No. 12 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 42.53 per game. That compares with Alabama’s No. 231 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Alabama is college basketball's No. 102-ranked team at 7.43 per game, while the South Carolina Gamecocks rate No. 162 with 6.53 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Sindarius Thornwell scored 19 points leading the Gamecocks to a 69-65 victory over Vanderbilt at Colonial Life Arena on Saturday.

The Crimson Tide endured a 77-61 loss at the hands of the Wildcats on Saturday, despite a 21-point effort from Retin Obasohan at Coleman Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • South Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • South Carolina is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • South Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 16 of South Carolina's last 19 games on the road
  • Alabama is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Alabama is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Alabama is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing South Carolina
  • Alabama is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing South Carolina

Next Betting Matchups

South Carolina home to Missouri, Saturday, January 16th
Alabama at Vanderbilt, Saturday, January 16th