Alabama Crimson Tide vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 2/9/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Alabama Crimson Tide vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Location: The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, MS
The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss is the site where the Ole Miss Rebels (12-11) will attempt to beat the Alabama Crimson Tide (14-9) on Wednesday.
The Alabama Crimson Tide took the court against Kentucky and took a loss by a score of 66-55 in their last game. In the matter of fouls, the Crimson Tide ended up finishing with 17 and Kentucky recorded 16 fouls. They also converted 4 out of their 11 tries from 3-point range. Kentucky ended up going 73.7% at the charity stripe by making 14 of their 19 shots. In addition, Kentucky pulled down 41 rebounds (9 offensive, 32 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Kentucky distributed 13 assists and had 12 steals in this game. With respect to defense, Alabama allowed 40.0% from the floor on 24 of 60 shooting. They also recorded 10 assists for the game while creating 15 turnovers and earning 5 steals. Concerning pulling down boards, they earned 42 with 12 of them being offensive. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Crimson Tide buried 16 of their 24 attempts for a percentage of 66.7%. Alabama ended with a 28.1% field goal percentage (18 out of 64) and converted 3 of their 30 3-point shots.
Charles Bediako is a player who came through for the game. He recorded 12 points on 4 out of 4 shooting. He saw the court for 21 mins played and pulled down 8 rebounds. He finished shooting 100.0% from the floor and totaled 1 assist.
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Alabama enters this game with a win-loss mark of 14-9 on the season. They are giving up possession 13.7 times per game and as a basketball team are committing 18.5 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Alabama is pulling in 40.2 rebounds per game and has totaled 326 assists on the season, which has them ranked 94th in the nation in terms of passing the ball. The Crimson Tide are shooting 30.5% on shots from distance (208 of 683) and 71.5% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 80.2 points per game (17th in D-1) while connecting on 44.1% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Crimson Tide are forcing their opponents into 13.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 18.9 fouls. They are 173rd in college hoops in allowing assists with 275 surrendered so far this year. The Crimson Tide defense is giving up an opponent FG percentage of 43.5% (617 of 1,419) and they concede 36.5 boards per contest as a squad. They give up 31.7% from beyond the arc and they rank 324th in D-1 in opponents PPG (75.6).
The last time they took the court, the Ole Miss Rebels went home defeated by a final of 62-57 against Florida. The Rebels pulled down 29 defensive boards and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 40 for the game. They also coughed up the ball 13 times, while getting 5 steals in this contest. Florida earned 18 personal fouls for the matchup which got the Rebels to the charity stripe for 19 tries. They were able to make 11 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 57.9%. With respect to shots from beyond the perimeter, Ole Miss knocked down 8 of 29 tries (27.6%). When the final whistle blew, the Rebels went 19 for 58 from the field which had them shooting 32.8%. The Rebels permitted Florida to bury 21 of their 51 attempts from the floor which gave them a rate of 41.2% for the matchup. They finished 32.0% from beyond the perimeter by shooting 8 of 25 and ended up shooting 12 of 17 from the free throw line (70.6%). Concerning rebounding, Ole Miss allowed Florida to get 30 overall (2 offensive).
Luis Rodriguez was important for the Rebels for this game. He recorded 8 points in his 34 mins on the court and added 1 assist for this contest. He buried 1 out of 4 for this contest for a field goal rate of 25.0%, and totaled 11 rebounds.
Ole Miss has a record of 12-11 this year. The Rebels have committed 14.7 fouls per contest while shooting 71.5% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 13.2 times per contest (179th in college basketball) and they turn it over 13.0 times per game. Ole Miss has scored 1,547 points this season (67.3 per contest) and they grab 35.0 rebounds per game. As an offensive unit, the Rebels are shooting 42.7% from the floor, which ranks 253rd in the nation.
The Rebels on defense are ranked 85th in college hoops in points given up per game with 65.7. They are forcing 13.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 43.2% from the floor (200th in the nation). The Ole Miss defense concedes 29.7% on shots from behind the 3-point line (146 of 491) and opponents are converting on 70.6% of their free throw shots. They have given up 14.9 assists and 34.3 boards every game, which has them ranked 321st and 160th in college basketball.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Alabama
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