Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mississippi State Bulldogs (11-14) at Alabama Crimson Tide (16-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 2:30 pm (Coleman Coliseum)
The Line: Alabama Crimson Tide -5.5 -- Over/Under: 136 See the Latest Odds
The Alabama Crimson Tide will host the Mississippi State Bulldogs this Saturday.
The Alabama Crimson Tide come into this game with a 16-9 record and are currently 6th in the SEC. The Crimson Tide have won their past 5 games with their most recent game being a 76-69 win over the LSU Tigers. Through 25 games this season the leading scorer for the Crimson Tide has been Retin Obasohan who is averaging 16.7 points per game with 3.9 rebounds. Shannon Hale is second on the team with 10.7 points per game and 3.1 rebounds.
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs come into this game with a 11-14 record and are currently 12th in the SEC. The Bulldogs have won 2 out of their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 75-74 win over Vanderbilt. Through 25 games this season the leading scorer for the Bulldogs has been Gavin Ware who is averaging 16.0 points per game and 7.5 rebounds. Craig Sword is second on the team with 12.5 points per game and 4.0 rebounds.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 Saturday games. The Bulldogs are 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 games following a against the spread win. 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 home games.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have been playing better lately. The Alabama Crimson Tide have played much better then they did to start the year. Alabama is a very good home team and should be able to cover this game at home.