Alabama vs. Arkansas - 3/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arkansas Razorbacks (15-14) at Alabama Crimson Tide (17-11)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Coleman Coliseum)
The Line: Alabama Crimson Tide -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arkansas Razorbacks and Alabama Crimson Tide meet Wednesday at the Coleman Coliseum.
The Arkansas Razorbacks look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Arkansas Razorbacks are averaging 79.9 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 75.3 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Dusty Hannahs is averaging 16.2 points and one assist while Moses Kingsley is averaging 16.1 points and 9.3 rebounds. Anthlon Bell is the third double-digit scorer and Jabril Durham is dishing 6.3 assists. The Arkansas Razorbacks are shooting 40.7 percent from beyond the arc and 70.2 percent from the free throw line. The Razorbacks are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Arkansas Razorbacks have lost five of their last six road games.
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The Alabama Crimson Tide look to stay hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Alabama Crimson Tide are averaging 67 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 67.1 points on 40.4 percent shooting. Retin Obasohan is averaging 17.3 points and 2.7 assists while Shannon Hale is averaging 10.6 points and 3.1 rebounds. Arthur Edwards is grabbing 3.9 rebounds and Justin Coleman is dishing 3.4 assists. The Alabama Crimson Tide are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 65 percent from the free throw line. The Crimson Tide are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Alabama Crimson Tide have won four of their last five home games.
The Razorbacks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win and 7-15 ATS in their last 22 Wednesday games. The Crimson Tide are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 21-6 ATS in their last 27 games following a ATS loss. The Razorbacks are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Alabama is picking up some steam and is a team that may think it has a shot to sneak into the NCAA Tournament. Arkansas has really struggled on the road. So, you have to side with the Tide and the low line.