Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Winthrop Eagles - 12/16/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Winthrop Eagles (6-2) at Alabama Crimson Tide (6-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Coleman Coliseum)
The Line: Alabama Crimson Tide -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Winthrop Eagles will face off against the Alabama Crimson Tide Wednesday.
The Winthrop Eagles come into this game with a 6-2 record and are currently 2nd in the Big South Conference. Winthrop is coming off a tough 74-64 loss to the University of Georgia. Through 8 games this season the leading scorer of Eagles has been Keon Johnson who is averaging 18.9 points per game and 4.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists. Second on the team is Jimmy Gavin who is averaging 17.5 point per game and 3.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists. Winthrop will try to get a big win against a power 5 opponent.
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The Alabama Crimson Tide will come into this game with a 6-2 record and are in 5th place in the SEC. The Crimson Tide will enter this game on a four game win streak with their most recent win coming against Clemson 51-50. Through 8 games this season the leading scorer for Alabama has been Retin Obasohan who is averaging 14.1 points per game and 2.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists. Shannon Hale is second on the team with 12.9 points per game and 3.6 rebounds. Alabama will try to make it 5 in a row against Winthrop.
Winthrop is 7-0 against the spread in their last 7 games following an against the spread loss. The Eagles are 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 road games. Alabama is 1-8 against the spread in their last 9 games following an against the spread win. The Crimson Tide are 9-23-2 against the spread in their last 34 games following a win.
Alabama and Winthrop come into this game with 6-2 records. Alabama has won four games in a row while Winthrop is coming off a loss. Winthrop is a good team but i think Alabama is the better team here. I think Winthrop willl really want to win this game and keep it within the spread. Take Winthrop and the points.