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Kentucky vs Alabama Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 24

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Kentucky vs Alabama Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 24

The Alabama Crimson Tide (19-7, 11-2 SEC) will attempt to build on a three-game win streak when they visit the Kentucky Wildcats (18-8, 8-5 SEC) on February 24, 2024 at Rupp Arena.

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

Kentucky vs. Alabama Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, February 24, 2024
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Lexington, Kentucky
  • Arena: Rupp Arena

Kentucky vs. Alabama Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Kentucky win (65.2%)

See the betting trends and insights below before placing a wager on Saturday's Kentucky-Alabama spread (Kentucky -2.5) or over/under (176.5 points).

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Kentucky vs. Alabama: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Kentucky has compiled a 15-11-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Alabama has put together a 16-10-0 record against the spread this season.
  • As a 2.5-point underdog or more in 2023-24, Alabama is 1-4 against the spread compared to the 11-9 ATS record Kentucky puts up as a 2.5-point favorite.
  • The Wildcats own a worse record against the spread at home (7-8-0) than they do in road games (5-3-0).
  • Against the spread, the Crimson Tide have been better at home (11-3-0) than away (4-3-0).
  • Kentucky has covered the spread seven times in 13 conference games.
  • Against the spread in SEC games, Alabama is 9-4-0 this season.

Kentucky vs. Alabama: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Kentucky has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 19 games this year and has walked away with the win 14 times (73.7%) in those games.
  • The Wildcats have a win-loss record of 14-4 when favored by -140 or better by bookmakers this year.
  • Alabama has been the underdog on the moneyline six total times this season. Alabama has finished 2-4 in those games.
  • The Crimson Tide are 1-4 (winning only 20% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +116 or longer.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Kentucky has a 58.3% chance of pulling out a win.

Kentucky vs. Alabama Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Kentucky has a +269 scoring differential, topping opponents by 10.3 points per game. It is putting up 87.6 points per game to rank third in college basketball and is allowing 77.3 per outing to rank 317th in college basketball.
  • Antonio Reeves leads Kentucky, putting up 19.7 points per game (35th in the country).
  • Alabama has a +352 scoring differential, topping opponents by 13.6 points per game. It is putting up 91.0 points per game, first in college basketball, and is allowing 77.4 per outing to rank 318th in college basketball.
  • Alabama's leading scorer, Mark Sears, ranks 24th in the country, putting up 20.4 points per game.
  • The Wildcats grab 38.3 rebounds per game (62nd in college basketball) compared to the 37.6 of their opponents.
  • Tre Mitchell is 123rd in college basketball play with 7.5 rebounds per game to lead the Wildcats.
  • The Crimson Tide come out on top in the rebound battle by an average of 5.2 boards. They are collecting 40.0 rebounds per game (21st in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 34.8.
  • Grant Nelson averages 5.6 rebounds per game (439th in college basketball) to lead the Crimson Tide.
  • Kentucky records 104.6 points per 100 possessions (17th in college basketball), while allowing 92.2 points per 100 possessions (170th in college basketball).
  • The Crimson Tide average 108.0 points per 100 possessions on offense (second in college basketball), and give up 91.9 points per 100 possessions (161st in college basketball).

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