Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Coleman Coliseum to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Razorbacks come into this game with an overall record of 15-14 and a road record of 2-8. They are 14-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-14. The Crimson Tide have an overall record of 17-11 and a home record of 10-3. They have an over/under record of 11-15 and they are 14-12 against the spread.
Dusty Hannahs comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Razorbacks. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Moses Kingsley averages 16.1 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game for Arkansas. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Retin Obasohan averages 17.3 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year for the Crimson Tide. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Shannon Hale averages 10.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Arkansas averages 79.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 118th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 10th in the country. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game which ranks them 100th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 44th with 11.2 per game. The Razorbacks allow 75.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 255th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 152nd and 222nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 250th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 243rd place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 43rd in the Division 1.
Alabama averages 67 points per game this year which ranks them 289th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 235th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 233rd in the nation. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 10.7 assists per contest which ranks them 197th and 326th respectively. In the turnover department the Crimson Tide rank 279th with 13.8 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 67.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 56th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 36th and 49th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 274th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 31st place in the nation. The Crimson Tide force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 196th in college basketball.
The Razorbacks average 72.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 14 per contest. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 108.8 and they assist on 59.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Arkansas turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31%. The Razorbacks give up 77.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Crimson Tide score 71.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 59.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.7 points per game. The Crimson Tide have a rating on offense of 99.6 and 47.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Alabama turns it over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.6%. The Crimson Tide give up 64.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 14-11 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 11-14 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 14-12 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 11-15 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/10/15 G Dazon Ingram Foot out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Arkansas
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