Alabama vs Tennessee Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 2

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Alabama vs Tennessee Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 2

The Tennessee Volunteers (22-6, 12-3 SEC) will try to extend a five-game winning streak when they hit the road to play the Alabama Crimson Tide (20-8, 12-3 SEC) on March 2, 2024 at Coleman Coliseum.

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. Tennessee Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Arena: Coleman Coliseum

Alabama vs. Tennessee Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Alabama win (53.7%)

Take a look at the betting insights and trends below before making a bet on Saturday's Alabama-Tennessee spread (Alabama -3.5) or total (172.5 points).

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Alabama vs. Tennessee: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Alabama has covered 17 times in 28 chances against the spread this season.
  • Tennessee is 15-13-0 ATS this season.
  • Alabama covers the spread when it is a 3.5-point favorite or more 71.4% of the time. That's more often than Tennessee covers as an underdog of 3.5 or more (never covered this season).
  • The Crimson Tide have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than road games. They have covered 11 times in 14 opportunities when playing at home, and they've covered five times in nine opportunities in away games.
  • The Volunteers' winning percentage against the spread at home is .733 (11-4-0). Away, it is .333 (3-6-0).
  • Alabama is 10-5-0 against the spread in conference play this season.
  • Against the spread in SEC play, Tennessee is 9-6-0 this season.

Alabama vs. Tennessee: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Alabama has been the moneyline favorite in 21 games this season and has come away with the win 18 times (85.7%) in those contests.
  • This year, the Crimson Tide have won 17 of 20 games when listed as at least -184 or better on the moneyline.
  • Tennessee is 2-2 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 50% of those games).
  • The Volunteers have played in four games as a moneyline underdog with odds of +152 or longer and won each of them.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Alabama has a 64.8% chance of pulling out a win.

Alabama vs. Tennessee Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Alabama has a +345 scoring differential, topping opponents by 12.3 points per game. It is putting up 91.5 points per game to rank first in college basketball and is allowing 79.2 per outing to rank 342nd in college basketball.
  • Mark Sears leads Alabama, scoring 20.6 points per game (22nd in the nation).
  • Tennessee puts up 80.7 points per game (36th in college basketball) while allowing 67.2 per outing (54th in college basketball). It has a +378 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 13.5 points per game.
  • Dalton Knecht's 20.8 points per game paces Tennessee and ranks 16th in college basketball.
  • The 39.4 rebounds per game the Crimson Tide average rank 29th in the country, and are five more than the 34.4 their opponents collect per outing.
  • Grant Nelson averages 5.6 rebounds per game (ranking 439th in college basketball) to lead the Crimson Tide.
  • The Volunteers win the rebound battle by 4.4 boards on average. They record 39 rebounds per game, 37th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 34.6.
  • Jonas Aidoo's 7.6 rebounds per game lead the Volunteers and rank 119th in college basketball.
  • Alabama ranks first in college basketball with 108.6 points scored per 100 possessions, and 219th in college basketball defensively with 94 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Volunteers average 100.9 points per 100 possessions on offense (54th in college basketball), and concede 84 points per 100 possessions (ninth in college basketball).

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