Alabama vs. Tennessee - 1/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee Volunteers (10-9) at Alabama Crimson Tide (10-8)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Coleman Coliseum)
The Line: Alabama Crimson Tide -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Alabama Crimson Tide and the Tennessee Volunteers face off on Tuesday in SEC college basketball action.
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 10-8 this season and the have lost their last three games and five of their last six. Alabama is averaging 67.1 points per game and they are shooting 43.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67 points and their opponents are shooting 40.4 percent. Retin Obasohan leads the Tide averaging 14.8 points per game. Shannon Hale is averaging 10.4 points, Arthur Edwards is averaging 10.1 points, and Justin Coleman is averaging 8.1 points. Alabama is 6-2 at home and 1-5 against the SEC.
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The Tennessee Volunteers are 10-9 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Tennessee is averaging 79.3 points and they are shooting 43.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.6 points and their opponents are shooting 42.2 percent. Kevin Punter leads the Volunteers averaging 23.3 points per game. Robert Hubbs III is averaging 12.3 points, Armani Moore is averaging 12 points and 7.8 rebounds, and Devon Baulkman is averaging 9.8 points. Tennessee is 1-4 on the road and 3-4 in the SEC.
Alabama is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight home games, 5-2 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record, and 4-10 against the spread in their last 14 games following a game that they covered the point spread. Tennessee is 13-4 against the spread in their last 17 road games and 0-3-1 against the spread following a win. The underdog has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
Tennessee is known for making late season runs and I see one happening now.