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Alabama vs Arkansas Pick & Preview: Wednesday, January 11th Betting Odds
Crimson Tide vs Razorbacks Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Alabama Crimson Tide at Arkansas Razorbacks
- Where: Fayetteville at Bud Walton Arena
- Date: Wednesday, January 11th
- Betting Odds: Alabama -1, ALA -118 | ARK -105 O/U 153.5
Crimson Tide Preview:
Alabama will take the floor against the Razorbacks with an overall record of 13-2. So far, the Crimson Tide have played 5 games on the road, with a record of 4-1. This season, Alabama has been favored to win in 14 games, sitting with a mark of 12-2. For today’s contest, Alabama has a betting line set -1 points in their favor.
Alabama will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Brandon Miller who is averaging 19.07 points per game for the Crimson Tide. Miller is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Crimson Tide’s offensive game plan is the play of Mark Sears who has hit 43.3% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.67 points per game.
Alabama comes into today’s matchup vs Arkansas, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 80.0 points per game. Through 15 games, they have hit 44.1% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Crimson Tide have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 251st in possessions per game.
Arkansas heads into this matchup having played 15 games and have an overall record sitting at 12-3. Currently, the Razorbacks have been the home team 11 times, sitting with a record of 10-1. So far, the Razorbacks have been the underdog 3 times, going 1-2 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +1 underdogs on the spread.
Arkansas will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Ricky Council IV who is averaging 18.13 points per game for the Razorbacks. IV is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Razorbacks’ offensive game plan is the play of Anthony Black who has hit 48.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.47 points per game.
Arkansas comes into today’s matchup vs Alabama, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 76.9 points per game. Through 15 games, they have hit 44.0% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Razorbacks have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 306th in possessions per game.
Free Spread Prediction: Arkansas Razorbacks +1
Our betting model for this contest between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Alabama Crimson Tide has identified Arkansas at +1 as today’s best bet. Although the Razorbacks are the betting underdogs, we like how they have been performing vs the spread at home. Over the school’s last 10 home games, they have a record of 7-3 vs the spread. Although Alabama has shot well from behind the arc this season, look for the Razorbacks’ defense to put the clamps down with their 3-point defense. Our recommendation is to jump on Arkansas to cover as +1 point home underdogs.
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