Vanderbilt vs Alabama Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/3/2020
Game: Vanderbilt Commodores vs Alabama Crimson Tide
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Location: Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Alabama -7
The Vanderbilt Commodores head to Coleman Coliseum to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 7 point favorites.
Vanderbilt comes into this game with an overall record of 9-20. They currently have a point differential of -3.7 as they are averaging 70.8 points per game while giving up 74.5 per contest. Alabama has an overall mark of 16-13. They are averaging 83.2 points per contest and giving up 79.1, which is a point differential of 4.1.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 13-15-1 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 18-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 19-10-0 against the spread this season
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 19-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
02/17/20 F Matthew Moyer Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/15/20 F Clevon Brown Knee is out indefinitely
01/11/20 F Aaron Nesmith Foot is out indefinitely
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
03/02/20 G John Petty Jr. Elbow is questionable Tuesday vs Vanderbilt
01/04/20 F James Rojas ACL is out for season
Saben Lee averages 17.5 points per contest in 32.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.2 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Scotty Pippen Jr. comes into this game averaging 11.5 points per contest while playing 29.8 minutes per night. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
John Petty averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Kira Lewis Jr. scores 18.1 points per contest while playing 37.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.0 rebounds per contest and has 5.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores allow 74.5 points per contest which is 292nd in the country. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 332nd and 297th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 261st, and they allow 13.4 assists per game which puts them in 238th place in D-1. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 210th in Division 1. Vanderbilt averages 70.8 points per contest, which is 190th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -3.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 248th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 191st in the nation. They average 32.0 boards per contest and 11.4 assists per game, which ranks them 325th and 295th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 210th with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Crimson Tide give up 79.1 points per game, which ranks them 333rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 133rd and 49th in those defensive statistics. They rank 117th with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 339th with 39.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Crimson Tide are 213th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest. Alabama is 2nd in the country with 83.2 points per contest this season. They are 152nd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.1. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 68th in the country. They are 18th in the nation in rebounding with 40.0 boards per contest and 70th in assists per game with 14.5. The Crimson Tide are 43rd in turnovers per contest with 14.9.
The Commodores are 195th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.7. In terms of pace they are 156th in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 183rd. As a team they are 159th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 37th in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 202nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Alabama is 170th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Crimson Tide have an offensive rating of 106.8, which is ranked 75th. They are 4th in D-1 in pace with 76.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 55th. As a unit they are 66th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +7 and over 136 total points
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