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Alabama vs Charleston (SC) Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Round

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Alabama vs Charleston (SC) Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Round

An opening-round NCAA Tournament matchup will see the No. 4-seed Alabama Crimson Tide (21-11) take the court against the No. 13 seed Charleston (SC) Cougars (27-7) on Friday at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. The matchup begins at 7:35 PM ET, on truTV.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Alabama vs. Charleston (SC) Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 22, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:35 PM ET
  • TV Channel: truTV
  • Location: Spokane, Washington
  • Arena: Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena

Before you place a wager on Alabama-Charleston (SC) contest (in which Alabama is an 8.5-point favorite and the over/under is set at 172.5 points), keep reading for some betting insights and trends for Friday's game.

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Alabama vs. Charleston (SC): ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Alabama has put together a 17-15-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Charleston (SC) has put together a 15-18-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • Alabama covers the spread when it is an 8.5-point favorite or more 70.6% of the time. That's more often than Charleston (SC) covers as an underdog of 8.5 or more (never covered this season).
  • Against the spread, the Crimson Tide have played better when playing at home, covering 11 times in 16 home games, and five times in 10 road games.
  • This year, the Cougars are 7-7-0 at home against the spread (.500 winning percentage). On the road, they are 6-5-0 ATS (.545).

Alabama vs. Charleston (SC): Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Alabama has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 24 games this year and has walked away with the win 19 times (79.2%) in those games.
  • This year, the Crimson Tide have won 14 of 15 games when listed as at least -400 or better on the moneyline.
  • Charleston (SC) has put together a 3-2 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 60% of those games).
  • The Cougars have played as a moneyline underdog of +310 or longer in just one game this season, which they lost.
  • Alabama has an implied victory probability of 80% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.

Alabama vs. Charleston (SC) Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Alabama's +310 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 9.7 points per game) is a result of scoring 90.8 points per game (first in college basketball) while allowing 81.1 per outing (356th in college basketball).
  • Alabama's leading scorer, Mark Sears, ranks 16th in college basketball averaging 21.1 points per game.
  • Charleston (SC) puts up 80.5 points per game (32nd in college basketball) while giving up 72.5 per contest (203rd in college basketball). It has a +270 scoring differential and outscores opponents by eight points per game.
  • Reyne Smith's team-leading 12.8 points per game rank him 563rd in the country.
  • The Crimson Tide are 23rd in the country at 39.6 rebounds per game. That's 4.5 more than the 35.1 their opponents average.
  • Grant Nelson leads the team with 5.7 rebounds per game (410th in college basketball action).
  • The 39.8 rebounds per game the Cougars accumulate rank 19th in the country, 4.6 more than the 35.2 their opponents collect.
  • Ante Brzovic tops the Cougars with 6.2 rebounds per game (304th in college basketball).
  • Alabama puts up 107 points per 100 possessions (fourth in college basketball), while giving up 95.6 points per 100 possessions (258th in college basketball).
  • The Cougars score 101.1 points per 100 possessions (46th in college basketball), while giving up 91.1 points per 100 possessions (120th in college basketball).

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