Tennessee vs. Alabama Prediction
SEC foes clash in Tuscaloosa on Tuesday night when Alabama hosts Tennessee at 7:00 p.m. ET. With the spread dropping from 6 down to 5, should bettors follow the line movement and take the underdog Vols?
601 Tennessee Vols (+5) at 602 Alabama Crimson Tide (-5); o/u 146.5
7:00 p.m. ET, February 4, 2020
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Public Betting Trends
According to our College Basketball Public Betting Chart page, 67% of betting tickets are on Alabama to cover the spread in this matchup.
Tennessee Player Spotlight
Josiah James (groin) will not play in Tuesday's game against Alabama, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports. The groin injury was originally considered to be minor but now James is slated to miss his second straight game. The freshman, who started each of the Vols' games prior to missing Saturday's tilt with Mississippi State, averages 7.8 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.9 assists on the campaign. His next chance to return will be Saturday against Kentucky.
Alabama Player Spotlight
Kira Lewis posted 26 points (8-12 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 8-8 FT), seven rebounds, three assists, three bocks and two steals in Saturday's win over Kansas State. There was no stopping the sophomore guard in this one, as Lewis paced the Crimson Tide's offensive attack behind terrific overall shooting from the floor while making many other statistical contributions in 36 minutes of action. Over 19 starts for Alabama this season, Lewis is averaging an outstanding 16.8 points, 5.7 rebounds and 4.6 assists per matchup.
NCAA College Basketball Betting Trends
The Volunteers are just 3-7 at the betting window in their last 10 games versus a team with a winning straight up record.
The Crimson Tide are 10-2 against the spread in their last 12 home games and have cashed in 12 of their last 15 games overall.
The over is 17-4 in the Volunteers’ last 21 road games, is 4-0 in their last four games as a road underdog and is 16-5 in their last 21 road games when facing an opponent with a winning home record. On the other side, the over is 6-1 in the Crimson Tide’s last seven home games, is 3-1-1 in their last five games overall and is 4-0 in their last four games when facing an opponent with a team that owns a winning record.
Tuesday NCAA College Basketball Prediction: Tennessee/Alabama OVER 146.5