LSU Tigers (12-4) vs. Alabama Crimson Tide (14-2)
January 14, 2023 4:00 pm EDT
The Line: Alabama Crimson Tide -15.5 / LSU Tigers +15.5; Over/Under: +148
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The LSU Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Coleman Coliseum. The LSU Tigers look for their 13th win. The Alabama Crimson Tide look for their 15th win.
The LSU Tigers are averaging 70.9 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 64.5 points on 42.7 percent shooting. KJ Williams is averaging 18.2 points and 7.7 rebounds, while Adam Miller is averaging 13.3 points and 2 rebounds. Justice Hill is dishing 3.5 assists and Cam Hayes is grabbing 2 rebounds. The LSU Tigers are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 69.5 percent from the free throw line. The LSU Tigers are allowing 28.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.8 rebounds per game.
The Alabama Crimson Tide are averaging 82.9 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 69.7 points on 37.8 percent shooting. Brandon Miller is averaging 19.1 points and 8.5 rebounds, while Mark Sears is averaging 14.7 points and 2.8 assists. Noah Clowney is grabbing 8.5 rebounds and Jaden Bradley is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Alabama Crimson Tide are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Alabama Crimson Tide are allowing 27.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.7 rebounds per game.
The Tigers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Crimson Tide are 7-17-1 ATS in their last 25 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 6-2-1 in Tigers last 9 overall. The under is 3-1-1 in Crimson Tide last 5 overall. The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Alabama Crimson Tide are obviously the better team and have the ability to blow the doors off here, but this is a rivalry game and LSU has been competitive this season. In fact, LSU loses by an average of just 4 points in the underdog role. This is a lot of points for the Crimson Tide. Give me LSU to hang around.