The Texas A&M Aggies need quality wins to help boost their March Madness resume, and they can do that by defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa this Wednesday. Of course, that’s going to be easier said than done against the high-scoring Alabama squad. Check out our preview below of this Texas A&M-Alabama SEC college basketball game.
Betting Preview for the Texas A&M Aggies vs Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA College Basketball Game on March 2 2022
Where: Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, AL
When: Wednesday, March 2, 2022, 7:00 PM ET
TV Broadcast: CBS
Betting on the Texas A&M Aggies (odds)
Record: 18-11 Overall/7-9 Conference
The Aggies hope that their hot-shooting in their 76-66 road win against the Ole Miss Rebels last Saturday will spill over into their upcoming game against Alabama. Texas A&M hit 54 percent of their shots from the field against the Rebels, with Tyrece Radford leading the charge with 19 points. On the season, the Aggies are averaging 71.8 points per game on just 43.7 percent shooting from the floor, but again, they could still be feeling it when they take on the Crimson Tide, whose defense has been leaky all season long. In fact, Alabama is 305th in the nation with 75.7 points allowed per game and just 11th in the SEC with 105.5 points allowed per 100 possessions. Defensively, the Aggies’ active hands could spell trouble for the Crimson Tide.
Texas A&M, tops in the conference with a 14.4 defensive steals percentage, is 6-4 against the spread in its last 10 road games.
Betting on the Alabama Crimson Tide (odds)
Record: 19-10 Overall/9-7 Conference
Alabama will look to hit double-digit wins in the SEC when it takes on the Aggies in Tuscaloosa this Wednesday. The Crimson Tide have won five of their last six games, though they’ve gone just 2-6 against the spread during that stretch. Alabama’s 3-point shooting came up big in its 90-71 home win against the South Carolina Gamecocks last Saturday, as the team went 13/33 from deep. Alabama is connecting on just 31.2 percent of their threes attempted this season, but the team is all about volume when it comes to outside shooting, which is also why the Crimson Tide are 22nd in the nation with 9.3 3-pointers made per contest. Texas A&M isn’t among the best in perimeter defense in the SEC, so Alabama should be able to find plenty of chances to launch their threes in this game. The Crimson Tide. Jaden Shackelford, Jahvon Quinerly, and Keon Ellis will all be ready to pounce on any holes in the Aggies’ defense.
The Over is 3-1 in Alabama’s last four games overall.
Alabama wins, 80-71.
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