Maryland vs. Alabama Free Pick
TUSCALOOSA, AL (The Spread)– Alabama will attempt to reach the NIT Final Four for the second time in three seasons when it takes on Maryland tonight at 7:30PM ET.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Alabama as a 4-point favorite versus Maryland, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 127 points. The Terps are 24-12 overall while the Crimson Tide are 23-12 on the year.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Crimson Tide opened as a 2.5-point favorite over the Terps, but the spread has been bet up to 4 points at most online and Vegas sports books. As for the total, it opened at 123 and has been bet up to 127 or 127.5 depending on what book you view.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 53% of college basketball public bettors currently favor Maryland. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Alabama. According to the latest college basketball trends, the Tide is 5-0 against the spread in its last five games on Tuesday, 4-0 against the number in its last four games overall, and 5-1 ATS in its last six games against ACC opponents. Alabama is also 4-1 against the number in its last five home games, 5-1 ATS in its last six games following an ATS win, and 6-0 ATS in its last six games versus a team with a winning straight up record. Although the Crimson Tide have only won once in the last four meetings between these two teams, ‘Bama did defeat Maryland 62-42 in the Puerto Rico tip-off on November 17, 2011. Look for the Tide to stay hot at home, as they’re 16-3 at the Coleman Coliseum in their last 19 games. The Terps, meanwhile, are 3-7 in true road games so lay the points.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE -4