Auburn vs Alabama Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/15/2020
Game: Auburn Tigers vs Alabama Crimson Tide
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Location: Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, AL
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Alabama +3
The Auburn Tigers head to Coleman Coliseum to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 3 point favorites.
Auburn heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-0. They currently have a point differential of 15.8 as they are averaging 82.1 points per contest while giving up 66.3 per game. Alabama has an overall record of 8-7. They are averaging 83.2 points per game and surrendering 78.7, good for a point differential of 4.5.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 8-7-0 against the spread this season
The Auburn Tigers are 6-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 12-3-0 against the spread this season
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 10-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
01/04/20 F James Rojas ACL is out for season
Isaac Okoro averages 13.2 points per contest in 29.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%. Samir Doughty comes into this game averaging 15.7 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per night. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Kira Lewis Jr. averages 16.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 37.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes 4.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%. John Petty scores 16.7 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 66.3 points per contest which is 108th in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 82nd and 67th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 176th, and they allow 10.0 assists per game which puts them in 29th place in D-1. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 217th in Division 1. Auburn averages 82.1 points per contest, which is 10th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 15.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 49th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 239th in the nation. They average 42.0 boards per contest and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 117th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 245th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Crimson Tide give up 78.7 points per game, which ranks them 335th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 162nd and 131st in those defensive statistics. They rank 164th with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 327th with 39.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Crimson Tide are 190th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest. Alabama is 7th in the country with 83.2 points per contest this season. They are 170th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.5. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 60th in the country. They are 10th in the nation in rebounding with 41.6 boards per contest and 96th in assists per game with 14.5. The Crimson Tide are 41st in turnovers per contest with 15.5.
The Tigers are 6th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.6. In terms of pace they are 100th in the country with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 60th. As a team they are 63rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 70th in Division 1. Auburn is 296th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Alabama is 158th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Crimson Tide have an offensive rating of 105.1, which is ranked 104th. They are 3rd in D-1 in pace with 77.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 93rd. As a unit they are 94th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 33rd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Auburn -3 and over 159 total points
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