Auburn Tigers vs Alabama Crimson Tide NCAAB Betting Prediction

Auburn Tigers vs Alabama Crimson Tide Prediction 1/24/2024

The Auburn Tigers (16-2) travel to face off against the Alabama Crimson Tide (12-6) on Wednesday, January 24th. This game will be played at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa and televised on ESPN. Auburn is coming off a win in their previous game, while Alabama is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Tennessee. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

Auburn Tigers vs Alabama Crimson Tide

The Auburn Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

As the Auburn Tigers prepare to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide, they will be looking to extend their win streak to 12 games. So far this season, Auburn has been dominant, going 16-2 overall and 5-0 in Southeastern Conference play. On the road, the Tigers have gone 6-2, and their average margin of victory away from home is +16.2 points per game.

Most recently, Auburn defeated Ole Miss by a score of 82-59. Over their last three road games, the Tigers have gone 3-0, and their record over the last 10 road games is 7-3. For the season, Auburn has been the favorite in all 18 of their games, going 16-2 as the favorite.

As the underdog this season, Auburn has an ATS record of 0-0. However, their overall ATS mark is 12-6. On the road, the Tigers are 6-2 vs. the spread this year and they have gone 3-0 ATS in their last three road games. Over their last 10 road games, Auburn has an ATS record of 7-3.

This season, the over/under record for Auburn games is 7-11. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 149 points, which is right in line with the average over/under line of 150 points. Today’s over/under line of 165.5 is the highest of any of their games this season. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 152 points. Over their last five games, the OU record is 1-4 and the average scoring total is 141 points. In their last 10 games, the OU record is 4-6 and the average scoring total is 149 points.

The Alabama Crimson Tide Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Alabama comes into tonight’s game against Auburn as the favorite, and they have been the favorite in 13 of their 18 games this season. The Crimson Tide are 11-2 in those games.

At home this season, Alabama is 8-1, and they have won four straight games at home. Over their last 10 games at home, the Crimson Tide are 8-2.

As the favorite this season, Alabama has gone 8-5 against the spread. Over their last three home games, the Crimson Tide have an ATS mark of 3-0, and they are 7-2 ATS at home this year. Their overall ATS record for the season is 10-8.

Alabama’s over/under record for the season is 13-5 and today’s line of 165.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games of 159.2. Their last three games have an average scoring total of 162 points and their over/under record in those games is 3-0. So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

Auburn Offense Breakdown

The Auburn offense is coming off a game where they scored 82 points against Ole Miss. They posted a field goal percentage of 58.2% and connected on 8 threes. Offensively, the Tigers hold a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, placing them 82nd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 211st in terms of percentage and 138th in three-pointers made.

Johni Broome (F) 15.3 8.4 1.7
Jaylin Williams (F) 12.5 5.1 2.1
Aden Holloway (G) 10.0 1.4 3.3

Alabama Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Alabama offense ended with 71 points against Tennessee. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 44.6% and made 4 threes. Leading Alabama in scoring vs. Tennessee was Mark Sears with his 22 points. Nick Pringle also added 8 points for the Crimson Tide.

Mark Sears (G) 19.8 3.9 3.6
Aaron Estrada (G) 13.2 5.2 3.8
Grant Nelson (F) 12.1 5.8 2.1

Auburn Team Defense

So far, the Tigers’ defense is ranked 41st in the country at 65.3 points per contest. Auburn’s three-point defense is currently 60th in the country at 5.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 37.9% of their shots vs. Auburn.

Alabama Team Defense

Currently, the Crimson Tide’s defense holds the 225th rank in the nation, allowing 74.9 points per game. In their most recent game, the Alabama defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Tennessee knocked down 10 three-pointers on their way to 91 points.

Tigers vs Crimson Tide Trends

  • In their last three road games, Auburn has averaged 83 points per game while allowing 59. The team’s record in this stretch was 3-0 while going 3-0 vs. the spread.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Crimson Tide offense has averaged 81 points per game while allowing an average of 81. Alabama posted an overall record of 4-6 while going 3-7 ATS.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Auburn has an ATS mark of 1-4 while going 0-5 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Crimson Tide have an ATS record of 4-1 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 5-0.

Tigers vs Crimson Tide Prediction

The Crimson Tide is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 77-69. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Crimson Tide at -2.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 165.5 and given that our model is projecting 146 points between the teams, we like the under.

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