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Florida vs Alabama Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 5

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Florida vs Alabama Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 5

The Florida Gators (20-9, 10-6 SEC) aim to extend a seven-game home win streak when they host the Alabama Crimson Tide (20-9, 12-4 SEC) on March 5, 2024.

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

Florida vs. Alabama Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Tuesday, March 5, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Gainesville, Florida
  • Arena: Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center

Before you place a wager on Florida-Alabama matchup (in which Florida is a 2.5-point favorite and the total is set at 176.5 points), here are some betting insights and trends for Tuesday's game.

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Florida vs. Alabama: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Florida has covered 14 times in 29 games with a spread this season.
  • Alabama has compiled a 17-12-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • Florida covers the spread when it is a 2.5-point favorite or more 47.6% of the time. That's more often than Alabama covers as an underdog of 2.5 or more (16.7%).
  • The Gators have covered the spread in a lower percentage of their home games than away games. They have covered six times in 14 games when playing at home, and they've covered five times in nine games when playing on the road.
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Crimson Tide have a better winning percentage at home (.733, 11-4-0 record) than away (.556, 5-4-0).
  • Florida's record against the spread in conference action is 8-8-0.
  • Against the spread in SEC games, Alabama is 10-6-0 this season.

Florida vs. Alabama: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Florida has been the moneyline favorite in 22 games this season and has come away with the win 18 times (81.8%) in those contests.
  • The Gators have a mark of 18-3 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by -146 or better on the moneyline.
  • Alabama has gone 2-5 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 28.6% of those games).
  • The Crimson Tide are 1-4 (winning only 20% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +122 or longer.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Florida has a 59.3% chance of walking away with the win.

Florida vs. Alabama Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Florida averages 84.4 points per game (12th in college basketball) while giving up 77.2 per contest (315th in college basketball). It has a +209 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 7.2 points per game.
  • Walter Clayton Jr.'s team-leading 16.9 points per game ranks 134th in college basketball.
  • Alabama is outscoring opponents by 11.6 points per game, with a +338 scoring differential overall. It puts up 90.9 points per game (first in college basketball) and gives up 79.3 per contest (342nd in college basketball).
  • Mark Sears' 20.7 points per game paces Alabama and ranks 20th in the nation.
  • The Gators win the rebound battle by an average of 7.9 boards. They are pulling down 43.3 rebounds per game (first in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 35.4 per outing.
  • Tyrese Samuel averages 7.7 rebounds per game (ranking 107th in college basketball) to lead the Gators.
  • The Crimson Tide grab 39.6 rebounds per game (28th in college basketball) while conceding 34.7 per contest to opponents. They outrebound opponents by 4.9 boards per game.
  • Grant Nelson is 467th in college basketball with 5.5 rebounds per game, leading the Crimson Tide.
  • Florida ranks 77th in college basketball by averaging 99.6 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 130th in college basketball, allowing 91.1 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Crimson Tide rank third in college basketball with 108.0 points scored per 100 possessions, and 224th defensively with 94.1 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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