Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Bud Walton Arena
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The Alabama Crimson Tide head to Bud Walton Arena to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 4.5 point favorites.
The Crimson Tide come into this game with an overall record of 13-7 and a road record of 3-3. They are 9-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-11. The Razorbacks have an overall record of 16-5 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 10-9 and they are 9-10 against the spread.
Braxton Key comes into this contest averaging 11.9 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Crimson Tide. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 62%. Dazon Ingram averages 9.8 points per game in 26.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Alabama. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
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Dusty Hannahs averages 14 points per game while playing 23.8 minutes per contest this year for the Razorbacks. He grabs 1.8 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Daryl Macon averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Alabama averages 69 points per contest this season which ranks them 264th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 249th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 260th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 39th and 274th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 209th with 13.7 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 63.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 42nd and 206th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 52nd and they give up 10 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the country. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 59th in Division 1.
Arkansas averages 81 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 77th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 85th in the nation. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 86th and 91st respectively. In the turnover department the Razorbacks rank 73rd with 12.1 per game. The Razorbacks allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 221st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 93rd and 117th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 175th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 154th place in the nation. The Razorbacks force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 205th in college basketball.
The Crimson Tide average 66 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3 per contest. The Crimson Tide have an offensive rating of 101.2 and they assist on 49.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Alabama turns the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.2%. The Crimson Tide give up 65.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Razorbacks score 85.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.6 points per game. The Razorbacks have a rating on offense of 112.4 and 52.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Arkansas turns it over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.2%. The Razorbacks give up 72.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 85 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 9-9 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 7-11 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 9-10 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 10-9 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/17/16 G Nick King Lung out indefinitely
01/31/17 F Shannon Hale Leg "?" Wednesday vs. Arkansas
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/11/16 G RJ Glasper Shoulder out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Arkansas -4.5
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