Saturday, February 27, 2016
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The Auburn Tigers travel to Coleman Coliseum to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 11-16 and a road record of 2-9. They are 11-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-14. The Crimson Tide have an overall record of 16-11 and a home record of 9-3. They have an over/under record of 11-14 and they are 14-11 against the spread.
Kareem Canty comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Tyler Harris averages 14 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game for Auburn. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Retin Obasohan averages 17.4 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Crimson Tide. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Shannon Hale averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 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%.
Auburn averages 72.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 179th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.6 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 323rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 167th in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 113th and 263rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 268th with 13.7 per game. The Tigers allow 77.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 292nd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 209th and 165th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.9 rebounds a game which ranks 336th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 238th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 154th in the Division 1.
Alabama averages 67 points per game this year which ranks them 291st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 230th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 229th in the nation. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 10.7 assists per contest which ranks them 196th and 327th respectively. In the turnover department the Crimson Tide rank 279th with 13.8 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 61st in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 38th and 52nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 279th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 37th place in the nation. The Crimson Tide force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 213th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 66 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -12.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 98.3 and they assist on 49.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 45% of their shots. Auburn turns the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.8%. The Tigers give up 78.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Crimson Tide score 71.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 63.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.6 points per game. The Crimson Tide have a rating on offense of 99.7 and 47.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.7 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 18.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.4%. The Crimson Tide give up 65.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 11-15 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 12-14 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 14-11 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 11-14 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 G Tahj Shamsid-Deen Shoulder out for season
11/11/15 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility out indefinitely
02/26/16 F Tyler Harris Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
02/12/16 G Kareem Canty Personal out for season
01/15/16 C Trayvon Reed Academics out for season
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/10/15 G Dazon Ingram Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Auburn
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