Alabama vs. Louisiana Tech - 11/29/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (5-0) at Alabama Crimson Tide (5-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 8:00 pm (Coleman Coliseum)
The Line: Alabama Crimson Tide -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and Alabama Crimson Tide meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Coleman Coliseum.
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs hope to improve to 6-0 on the year when they take to the road for the first time. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are averaging 76.8 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 69.5 points on 40.9 percent shooting. Jalen Harris is averaging 17 points and 4.6 rebounds while DaQuan Bracey is averaging 14.8 points and 5.2 assists. Jacobi Boykins is the third double-digit scorer and Derric Jean is dishing 1.2 assists. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74 percent from the free throw line. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have won six of their last nine road games.
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The Alabama Crimson Tide hop to remain unbeaten at home while building on their 5-1 record. The Alabama Crimson Tide are averaging 84 points on 52.6 percent shooting and allowing 70.8 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Collin Sexton is averaging 25.2 points and 4.4 assists while John Petty is averaging 14 points and 2.7 rebounds. Dazon Ingram is the third double-digit scorer and Donta Hall is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The Alabama Crimson Tide are shooting 41.4 percent from beyond the arc and 60.5 percent from the free throw line. The Alabama Crimson Tide are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.7 rebounds per game. The Alabama Crimson Tide have won five of their last seven home games.
The Bulldogs are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games. The Crimson Tide are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games, 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games following a straight up loss and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. Conference USA. The under is 9-4 in Crimson Tide last 13 overall and the under is 5-2 in Bulldogs last 7 non-conference games.
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are undefeated, but they haven't played anybody up to this point. The Alabama Crimson Tide are really looking solid offensively and could be undefeated with a win over Minnesota if nearly the entire team didn't get suspended. Louisiana Tech isn't as experienced as its been in the past, and this is a big test to see just how good this team actually is. Until we get a better feel for the Bulldogs, give me Alabama by double digits at home.