Alabama Crimson Tide vs Auburn Tigers Predictions, College Basketball Picks, Odds 2/12/2020
Game: Alabama Crimson Tide vs Auburn Tigers
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Location: Auburn Arena in Auburn, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Auburn -6.5
The Alabama Crimson Tide travel to Auburn Arena to play the Auburn Tigers on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Auburn as 6.5 point favorites.
Alabama heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-10. They currently have a point differential of 4.4 as they are averaging 82.6 points per contest while giving up 78.2 per game. Auburn has an overall record of 21-2. They are averaging 79.6 points per game and surrendering 69.7, good for a point differential of 9.9.
Valuable Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 16-7-0 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 15-8-0 against the over/under
Important Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 11-12-0 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 10-12-1 against the over/under
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/11/19 G Jahvon Quinerly Eligibility is out for season
11/05/19 F Juwan Gary Knee is out for season
02/01/20 G Herbert Jones Wrist is out indefinitely
01/04/20 F James Rojas ACL is out for season
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
02/11/20 F Danjel Purifoy Flu is questionable Wednesday vs Alabama
John Petty averages 15.3 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%. Kira Lewis Jr. comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 37.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Isaac Okoro averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Samir Doughty averages 16.0 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Crimson Tide allow 78.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 334th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 89th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.6 rebounds a game which ranks 338th, and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 97th place in the NCAA. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 198th in the nation. Alabama averages 82.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 135th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 104th in D-1. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 13th and 115th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 15.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 69.7 points per contest, which ranks them 191st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 108th and 109th in those defensive statistics. They rank 47th with 10.7 assists allowed per contest, and 195th with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 183rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game. Auburn is 19th in the country with 79.6 points per game this year. They are 189th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 9.9. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 275th in the nation. They are 5th in the country in rebounding with 41.5 boards per game and 170th in assists per contest with 13.3. The Tigers are 192nd in turnovers per game with 13.1.
The Crimson Tide are 103rd in the nation in offensive rating with 105.1. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the country with 77.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 66th. As a team they are 59th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 20th in Division 1. Alabama is 103rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
Auburn is 278th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 109.5, which is ranked 29th. They are 120th in D-1 in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 135th. As a unit they are 128th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 39th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Alabama/Auburn college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Auburn -6.5
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