Friday, December 2, 2016
Frank Erwin Center
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The Alabama Crimson Tide travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Friday, December 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas as 4 point favorites.
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The Crimson Tide come into this game with an overall record of 4-2. They are 3-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-4. The Longhorns have an overall record of 3-3 and a home record of 3-1. They have an over/under record of 0-5 and they are 2-3 against the spread.
Braxton Key comes into this contest averaging 10.7 points per game while playing 24.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Crimson Tide. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is currently at 53%. Dazon Ingram averages 10 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Alabama. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Tevin Mack averages 14.6 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per contest this year for the Longhorns. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 0.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 53%. Kerwin Roach Jr. averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Alabama averages 69.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 237th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 212th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 125th in the country. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game which ranks them 156th and 215th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 76th with 12.3 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 60 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 80th and 234th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 91st and they give up 8.3 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the country. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in Division 1.
Texas averages 69.3 points per game this year which ranks them 241st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 206th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 338th in the nation. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 10.3 assists per contest which ranks them 105th and 311th respectively. In the turnover department the Longhorns rank 62nd with 12 per game. The Longhorns allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 72nd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 56th and 32nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.2 rebounds a game which ranks 285th and they give up 9.7 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the nation. The Longhorns force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 243rd in college basketball.
The Crimson Tide average 61 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9 per contest. The Crimson Tide have an offensive rating of 103 and they assist on 54% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Alabama turns the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.6%. The Crimson Tide give up 62.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 57 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Longhorns score 76 ppg at home and they have averaged 57.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -14.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12 points per game. The Longhorns have a rating on offense of 99 and 41.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Texas turns it over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28%. The Longhorns give up 64 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 3-3 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 2-4 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 2-3 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 0-5 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
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Texas Longhorns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Texas -4
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