What are the odds of Alabama football playing Houston?
It will be a battle of contrasting styles with Alabama ranking sixth in the nation in scoring (86.4 ppg), while Houston ranks third in the country in scoring defense (53.4 ppg). The Crimson Tide are favored by three points in the latest Alabama vs. Houston odds from Caesars Sportsbook and the over-under is set at 146.
What is the difference between Alabama and Houston basketball?
On the other hand, Alabama, despite not earning turnovers, has done its job, holding teams to just 27% from behind the arc. On top of all that, Houston is shooting a free throw percentage of just 65.4% while Alabama is shooting an equally-dismal 65.2% from the foul line.
What is the over/under for Alabama vs Houston?
The Crimson Tide are favored by three points in the latest Alabama vs. Houston odds from Caesars Sportsbook and the over-under is set at 146. Before entering any Houston vs. Alabama picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
What are the odds for the Houston Cougars vs Alabama Crimson Tide?
Here are our college basketball picks and predictions for between the Houston Cougars vs Alabama Crimson Tide on December 11. Odds via the Covers Line, an average comprised of odds from multiple sportsbooks. Alabama opened as a 1.5-point favorite at home and is now currently a 2-point favorite at most books.
Who will win between Houston and UAB?
Houston is an 8.5-point favorite in the game, according to Tipico Sportsbook. It is -410 on the money line and UAB is +310. The over/under for the game is set at 135.5 points.
Who is favored between Houston and UAB?
Odds, Over/Under, MoneylineTeamSpreadMoneylineUAB+310Houston-8.5-400Mar 18, 2022
What time is the Alabama Houston basketball game tonight?
They will square off against the #9 Alabama Crimson Tide at 10 p.m. ET this past Saturday at Coleman Coliseum.
Can Houston win the NCAA Tournament?
And that’s enough for oddsmakers. Houston is the updated favorite to win the National Championship after beating No. 1 Arizona Thursday night in San Antonio. Houston is now 7/2 favorites to win the NCAA title.
What seed is University of Houston?
The University of Houston Cougars earned the No. 5 seed after getting to the Final Four last season, they’re first since 1984.
Why Alabama fans wear hard hats?
The award was first passed around as players were signaled out for their efforts in the weight room. “It was getting them in that mindset of you got to work hard to get rewarded,” Snowden said. That thought process proved important during Alabama’s grueling workouts this offseason.
What is Alabama ranked in basketball?
Either way, Alabama is No. 26 in Saturday morning’s updated CBS Sports Top 25 And 1 daily college basketball rankings. Kentucky is No. 3.
Is Alabama still alive in March Madness?
Alabama showed marginal improvement in all three of those criteria on Friday afternoon at Viejas Arena against Notre Dame in the opening round of March Madness, falling to the Fighting Irish 78-64 and bringing the Crimson Tide’s season to an end.
Why Houston Could Cover the Spread
The Cougars are a Kelvin Sampson team. What does that mean? Aggressive defense, tenacious rebounding, constant energy, and very few lulls. Houston always makes the effort plays which can turn the tide in a close game. If Houston makes a reasonable percentage of 3-pointers, the Cougars become extremely hard to beat.
Why Alabama Could Cover the Spread
The Tide have an identity which is very similar to Houston’s. Oats emphasizes a pressure defense which creates havoc and disruption for opponents. If there is a difference between Kelvin Sampson and Nate Oats, it is that Oats values a faster tempo and is more willing to play games in the 80s.
Final Houston-Alabama Prediction & Pick
Houston has beaten decent teams. Alabama has beaten Gonzaga, and moreover, the Tide won by nine points — comfortably — in Seattle. That earns our respect. Take the Tide in this one.
What you need to know about Alabama
Alabama picked up an extremely impressive victory over the Gonzaga Bulldogs last Saturday, winning 91-82. Alabama guard Jaden Shackelford was the offensive standout of the contest for Bama, shooting 6-for-8 from beyond the arc and finishing with 28 points and nine rebounds.
What you need to know about Houston
Meanwhile, Houston simply couldn’t be stopped on Monday, as it easily beat the Alcorn State Braves at home 77-45. Houston got its victory thanks in large part to several big performances, and it was guard Marcus Sasser out in front, shooting 5-for-9 from downtown and finishing with 17 points and six steals.
How to make Houston vs. Alabama picks
The model is leaning over on the total and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.
Houston vs Alabama odds
Odds via the Covers Line, an average comprised of odds from multiple sportsbooks.
Houston at Alabama betting preview
Houston: Ramon Walker Jr G (Out).
Alabama: Nimari Burnett G (Out), James Rojas F (Out).
Houston vs Alabama picks and predictions
Our predictions are compiled from the analysis of the spread and total and are indications of where we are leaning for this game.
Our best bet is the play that we like the most for this game, which we would actually put some of our bankroll behind.
Houston vs Alabama Prediction
When the calendar hits January, we do not get as many opportunities for marquee non-conference matchups in college basketball, as conference play is in full swing then. Thus, we should enjoy these heavyweight matchups while we have them, starting with tonight’s colossal top 14 matchup between the No. 9 Alabama Crimson Tide and the No.
Houston vs Alabama Pick
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Houston is a fantastic defensive team. It has the second-best defensive efficiency, per KenPom in the NCAA and the ability to control games with an average of 18.5 seconds per possession on the defensive side. Not only that, the Cougars average 17.3 seconds per possession on offense and have the 255 th slowest Adjusted Tempo.
Alabama Crimson Tide
Alabama is the antithesis of Houston in that it loves pushing the ball up the floor. The Tide rank 22 nd in Adjusted Tempo, per Kenpom, but they do have a top-25 defense. Still, they do not turn over opponents too often (17.4% of the time).
Houston vs. Alabama Betting Pick
It is hard to see how this game turns out to be anything other than a defensive battle. These are two of the top defenses in the league. Neither team has enough height to have an advantage inside, and both are elite at defending three-pointers with strong backcourts.
Our experts are breaking down the showdown between the No. 11 Wildcats and the Illini and the day’s other big games
Saturday brings another full slate of college basketball games, including several interesting nonconference games such as the first meeting between Alabama and Houston since the 1979-80 season. It will be a top-15 showdown as the No. 9 Crimson Tide plays host to the No. 14 Cougars. Alabama will be riding high off its win over No.
No. 4 UCLA at Marquette
9:30 p.m. | FS2, fuboTV (Try for free) — The No. 4 Bruins face their toughest test since a 20-point loss against Gonzaga on Nov. 23 as they play for the first time in 10 days on the road against a plucky Marquette squad. The Golden Eagles already knocked off one ranked team at Fiserv Forum this season, when they took down then-No.
No. 14 Houston at No. 9 Alabama
10 p.m. | ESPN2, fuboTV (Try for free) — These teams share some similarities as both are veteran-laden groups that are solid defensively and reliant on 3-pointers. Alabama’s lead guards have been turnover-prone, though, and that’s not a recipe for success against a Houston team that is among the nation’s best at collecting steals.
No. 22 Wisconsin at No. 21 Ohio State
12 p.m. | Big Ten Network, fuboTV (Try for free) — This shapes up as a battle between No. 21 Ohio State’s front court and star guards Brad Davison and Jonathan Davis from No. 22 Wisconsin. Ohio State forwards E.J.
No. 11 Arizona at Illinois
5 p.m. | Fox, fuboTV (Try for free) — No one would have predicted before the season that No. 11 Arizona would be the team ranked inside the top-15 and that Illinois would be unranked for this game. But the Wildcats have been magnificent under first-year coach Tommy Lloyd.
No. 10 Kentucky at Notre Dame
5:15 p.m. | ESPN, fuboTV (Try for free) — This is Kentucky’s first opponent ranking within the top-100 at KenPom since the Wildcats lost to Duke in the season opener, and it’s just their second game against a top-275 team since then.