Alabama at Ole Miss NCAA Basketball Picks ATS 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
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The Alabama Crimson Tide head to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Ole Miss Rebels on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this game has Ole Miss as 1.5 point favorites.
Alabama comes into this game with an overall record of 17-14. They currently have a point differential of 0.9 as they are averaging 72.6 points per game while giving up 71.7 per contest. Ole Miss has an overall record of 20-11. They are averaging 76.0 points per game and surrendering 70.6, good for a point differential of 5.4.
Valuable Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 12-18-1 against the spread this season
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 15-15-1 against the over/under this year
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 23-8-0 against the spread this season
The Ole Miss Rebels are 13-17-1 against the over/under this year
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/29/18 F Javian Davis-Fleming Knee is out indefinitely
03/13/19 F Daniel Giddens Hand is out Thursday vs Mississippi
03/13/19 G Dazon Ingram Thigh is questionable Thursday vs Mississippi
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
01/18/19 G Franco Miller Jr Undisclosed is out for season
Kira Lewis Jr. comes into this game averaging 13.9 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 79%. John Petty averages 10.6 points per contest in 29.0 minutes per game. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Breein Tyree scores 18.5 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Terence Davis averages 15.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.8 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Alabama averages 72.6 points per contest, which is 174th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 168th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 207th in the nation. They average 37.4 boards per contest and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 77th and 265th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 106th with 13.6 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 71.7 points per contest, which is 188th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 183rd and 102nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 147th, and they allow 11.2 assists per game which puts them in 44th place in the country. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 75th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ole Miss is 95th in the nation with 76.0 points per contest this season. They are 77th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 5.4. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 98th in the NCAA. They are 228th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.5 boards per contest and 96th in assists per game with 14.5. The Rebels are 195th in turnovers per contest with 12.8. The Rebels give up 70.6 points per game, which ranks them 162nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 207th and 328th in those defensive statistics. They rank 250th with 13.9 dimes allowed per game and 54th with 32.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Rebels are 283rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Crimson Tide are 174th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.6. In terms of pace they are 132nd in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 187th. As a team they are 191st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 216th in Division 1. Alabama is 122nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
Ole Miss is 182nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Rebels have an offensive rating of 109.3, which is ranked 62nd. They are 175th in D-1 in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 80th. As a unit they are 47th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 148th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Alabama/Ole Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Alabama +1.5
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