Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Oregon Ducks - 12/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon Ducks (9-2) at Alabama Crimson Tide (7-2)
College Basketball: Monday, December 21, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Legacy Arena)
The Line: Alabama Crimson Tide +5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Alabama Crimson tide will host the Oregon Ducks this Monday.
The Alabama Crimson Tide come into this game with a 7-2 record and are currently 5th in the SEC. The Crimson Tide have won 5 games in a row with their most recent being a 72-60 win against Winthrop. Through 9 games this season the leading scorer of Alabama has been Retin Obasohan who is averaging 13.9 points per game and 2.7 rebounds. Shannon Hale is second on the team scoring 12.9 points per game and 3.6 rebounds and is shooting 40.5% from the 3-point line.
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The Oregon Ducks come into this game with a 9-2 record and are currently 3rd in the Pac-12. The Ducks are entering this game winning three out of their past four games. Through 11 games this season the leading scorer for Oregon has been Dillon Brooks who is averaging 15.9 points per game and 6.8 rebounds with 2.6 assists. Tyler Dorsey is second on the team scoring 14.4 points per game and 4.1 rebounds. Elgin Cook is third on the team averaging 14.1 points per game and 4.8 rebounds with 1.8 steals per game. Oregon will try to win on the road at Alabama.
Oregon is 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 non-conference games. The Ducks are 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 neutral site games. Alabama is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Crimson Tide are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 non-conference games.
The Crimson Tide have been on fire lately winning 5 games in a row. Oregon has been playing well as of late winning 3 out of their past 4 games. I think Oregon is the better team here and will win on the road but I think it will be close so il take the points with Alabama.