Memphis Tigers (8-2) vs. Alabama Crimson Tide (8-1)
December 13, 2022 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Alabama Crimson Tide -6.5 / Memphis Tigers +6.5; Over/Under: +148.5
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The Memphis Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Coleman Coliseum. The Memphis Tigers look for their ninth win. The Alabama Crimson Tide look for their ninth win.
The Memphis Tigers are averaging 74.4 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 65.2 points on 37.9 percent shooting. Kendrick Davis is averaging 18.4 points and 4.2 rebounds, while DeAndre Williams is averaging 14.3 points and 7.7 rebounds. Keonte Kennedy is dishing 0.6 assists and Malcolm Dandridge is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Memphis Tigers are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 72.6 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Tigers are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.5 rebounds per game.
The Alabama Crimson Tide are averaging 82.1 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 68.1 points on 36.7 percent shooting. Brandon Miller is averaging 17.9 points and 8.4 rebounds, while Mark Sears is averaging 14.4 points and 3.3 assists. Nimari Burnett is grabbing 2.3 rebounds and Jaden Bradley is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Alabama Crimson Tide are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 69.8 percent from the free throw line. The Alabama Crimson Tide are allowing 29 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.7 rebounds per game.
The Tigers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win and 18-7 ATS in their last 25 games overall. The Crimson Tide are 5-15-1 ATS in their last 21 home games and 10-22-2 ATS in their last 34 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Tigers last 4 road games. The over is 25-12 in Crimson Tide last 37 overall.
The Memphis Tigers have the talent to compete in this spot, but Alabama should have a nasty taste in its mouth after it’s showing against Houston. The Alabama Crimson Tide are back at home here, where they win by an average of 28 points and allow 34 percent shooting from the field. I’d need an extra bucket or two to consider Memphis. Tide roll.