Tennessee vs. Alabama Prediction
Will the Alabama Crimson Tide pull off the small upset when they host the Tennessee Volunteers at 6:00 p.m. ET Saturday evening?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Tennessee. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Volunteers are 2-point road favorites to knock off the Crimson Tide, who opened as 1.5-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 139 after hitting the board at that same number.
Who Public Bettors Like: Alabama. As of this writing, 62% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Crimson Tide to cover the point spread. Meanwhile, 66% of the money wagered at online sportsbooks is on the under.
Who We Like: In their last 13 trips to Tuscaloosa, the Vols are just 4-9 against the spread. In their last 21 games versus the Crimson Tide overall, Tennessee failed to cover in 15 of those contests.
Meanwhile, the Crimson Tide has covered the spread in five of its last six home games, is 10-4 against the number in its last 14 conference games and is 37-17-1 at the betting window in its last 55 games coming off an ATS loss. Alabama has also covered four straight spreads at home versus an opponent with a winning road record.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE +2