Arkansas Razorbacks vs Alabama Crimson Tide Prediction, 2/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arkansas Razorbacks vs Alabama Crimson Tide
Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Location: Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, AL
The Arkansas Razorbacks (19-5) are en route to Coleman Coliseum on Saturday where they will meet the Alabama Crimson Tide (15-9).
The Arkansas Razorbacks played Auburn and notched a win by a score of 80-76 in their last contest. Arkansas ended the contest having earned a 34.3% field goal percentage (23 out of 67) and made 8 out of their 27 shots from beyond the arc. At the free throw line, the Razorbacks made 26 of 32 shots for a rate of 81.3%. In terms of pulling down boards, they collected 41 with 10 of them being of the offensive sort. They also dished out 10 dimes in this matchup while creating 19 turnovers and earning 11 steals. In terms of defense, Arkansas allowed their opponent to shoot 37.5% from the floor on 30 of 80 shooting. Auburn distributed 8 dimes and had 5 steals in this matchup. Moreover, Auburn grabbed 55 rebounds (21 offensive, 34 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Auburn finished 47.1% when shooting free throws by converting 8 of 17 shots. They also converted 8 out of their 32 shots from beyond the arc. With respect to personal fouls, the Razorbacks finished with 17 and Auburn finished the game with 28 personal fouls.
JD Notae is someone who was a major contributor for the matchup. He ended up shooting 35.0% from the floor and also totaled 3 dimes. He saw the court for 41 mins and totaled 5 rebounds. He was able to score 28 points on 7 of 20 shooting.
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Arkansas comes into this matchup with a mark of 19-5 for the campaign. They are turning it over 12.7 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 16.7 personal fouls every game. As a unit, Arkansas is snagging 38.6 boards per game and is sitting with 359 assists for the season, which has them ranked 50th in college basketball in terms of passing the ball. The Razorbacks are hitting 30.6% on three-point attempts (152 of 497) and 74.2% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 78.6 pts per game (29th in the country) while going 45.0% from the field.
When they are on the defensive end, the Razorbacks are able to force 15.4 turnovers every game and they draw 19.8 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 33.5% on shots from beyond the arc and they are 166th in D-1 in opponents points per game (68.3). The Razorbacks defensively are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 41.2% (568 of 1,377) and they concede 33.7 boards per contest as a group. They are currently ranked 234th in college hoops in giving up assists with 305 conceded so far this year.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Alabama Crimson Tide got the victory with a final of 97-83 when they faced Ole Miss. In reference to rebounding, Alabama permitted Ole Miss to snag 28 in total (9 on the offensive glass). They went 42.9% from distance by connecting on 12 out of 28 and ended up shooting 7 out of 14 at the free throw line (50.0%). The Crimson Tide allowed Ole Miss to make 32 out of their 67 attempts from the field which gave them a rate of 47.8% for the matchup. When the game finished, the Crimson Tide finished shooting 36 for 60 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 60.0%. Concerning three-point attempts, Alabama made 14 out of their 22 tries (63.6%). They were able to convert 11 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 73.3%. Ole Miss was called for 16 fouls for this game which took the Crimson Tide to the charity stripe for a total of 15 attempts. They gave up possession 12 times, while earning 4 steals in the game. The Crimson Tide recorded 28 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive rebounds totaling 33 in this game.
JD Davison was important for the Crimson Tide for the game. He racked up 18 points in his 24 mins on the hardwood and had 8 assists for the matchup. He knocked down 7 out of 8 for this game giving him a field goal percentage of 87.5%, and totaled 3 rebounds.
Alabama has a record of 15-9 for the year. The Crimson Tide have committed 18.3 personal fouls every game and they shoot 71.5% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 14.5 times per contest (88th in college basketball) and they turn it over 13.6 times per game. Alabama has accounted for 1,942 pts so far this season (80.9 per game) and they pull down 40.0 rebounds per contest. As an offensive team, the Crimson Tide are hitting on 44.7% from the floor, which ranks them 145th in the nation.
The Crimson Tide on defense are ranked 326th in the country in PPG given up with 75.9. They are forcing 12.9 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.7% from the floor (233rd in D-1). The Alabama defense concedes 32.2% on shots from 3-point land (177 of 549) and opponents are converting on 68.9% of their free throw shots. They relinquish 12.2 assists and 36.3 boards per contest, which is 147th and 272nd in D-1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Arkansas
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