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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Alabama Crimson Tide Over South Carolina Gamecocks

The Alabama Crimson Tide host South Carolina on Tuesday, looking to build on their 9-6 mark against the 10-5 Gamecocks in college basketball betting action at Coleman Coliseum.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Alabama Crimson Tide betting line as -5.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

South Carolina Gamecocks vs Alabama Crimson Tide Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the South Carolina Gamecocks have watched them go 10-5 and 7-7 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Alabama Crimson Tide are at 9-6 and 7-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Alabama Crimson Tide are 6-8, while the South Carolina Gamecocks have a 5-8-1 mark.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 209-rated Alabama Crimson Tide and the No. 157-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and South Carolina is ranked No. 55 in NCAA basketball at 38.8 per game. Contrast that with Alabama's No. 119 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Alabama is the No. 228-ranked team in the country at 6.27 per game, while South Carolina rates No. 180 at 7 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Gamecocks got 27 points from Chris Silva as South Carolina ran past Vanderbilt 71-60 on Saturday at Colonial Life Arena.

The Crimson Tide endured a 65-46 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Saturday, despite a 23-point effort from Collin Sexton at Stegeman Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • South Carolina is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games
  • South Carolina is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of South Carolina's last 7 games on the road
  • South Carolina is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Alabama
  • Alabama is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Alabama is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Alabama is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Alabama's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

South Carolina at Georgia, Saturday, January 13th
Alabama at LSU, Saturday, January 13th