Alabama vs. Texas A&M SEC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, March 12, 2023
The top-seeded Alabama Crimson Tide (28-5, 16-2 SEC) are 5-point favorites to win the SEC Tournament Championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket over the No. 2 seed Texas A&M Aggies (25-8, 15-3 SEC) on Sunday at Bridgestone Arena. The contest starts at 1:00 PM and airs on ESPN. The matchup has an over/under of 145.5.
Alabama vs. Texas A&M Odds
- Alabama odds to win: -222
- Texas A&M odds to win: +183
- Spread: Alabama (-5)
- Total: 145.5
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Sunday, March 12, 2023
- Time: 1:00 PM ET
- TV: ESPN
- Where: Nashville, Tennessee
- Venue: Bridgestone Arena
Who Will Win Alabama vs. Texas A&M?
Alabama and Texas A&M Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
Alabama has a 13-10 record against the spread this season when favored by 5 points or more.
Texas A&M is 2-1 against the spread when an underdog by 5 points or more this year.
These two teams average 155.7 points per game combined, 10.2 more than the over/under of 145.5.
Alabama and Texas A&M have seen their opponents average a combined 11.1 fewer points per game than the point total of 145.5 set in this matchup.
Alabama’s average total in matchups this season has been 150.8, 5.3 points higher than the over/under in this particular game.
The average point total for the Aggies this year is 6.2 points fewer than this game’s over/under.
The Crimson Tide are 19-14-0 against the spread this season.
The Aggies are 23-10-0 against the spread this year.
Alabama Stats & Insights
Alabama has a +446 scoring differential, topping opponents by 13.5 points per game. It is putting up 82.2 points per game to rank seventh in college basketball and is allowing 68.7 per contest to rank 137th in college basketball.
Alabama wins the rebound battle by 7.8 boards on average. It collects 40.6 rebounds per game, which ranks first in college basketball, while its opponents pull down 32.8 per contest.
The Crimson Tide connect on 10 three-pointers per game (11th in college basketball), 4.5 more than their opponents (5.5).
Alabama averages 97.2 points per 100 possessions on offense (88th in college basketball), and gives up 81.2 points per 100 possessions (seventh in college basketball).
The Crimson Tide are posting 89.5 points per game in home games. On the road, they are averaging 73.7 points per contest.
Texas A&M Stats & Insights
Texas A&M has a +258 scoring differential, topping opponents by 7.8 points per game. It is putting up 73.5 points per game, 134th in college basketball, and is allowing 65.7 per outing to rank 55th in college basketball.
Texas A&M wins the rebound battle by 6.1 boards on average. It records 34.1 rebounds per game, 50th in college basketball, while its opponents pull down 28.
Texas A&M makes 1.9 fewer threes per contest than the opposition, 6.1 (311th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 8.
Texas A&M’s 96.5 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 115th in college basketball, and the 86.3 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 55th in college basketball.
In 2022-23 the Aggies are averaging 0.6 fewer points per game at home (73.1) than on the road (73.7).
Alabama Key Players to Watch
The scoring and rebounding leader for the Crimson Tide is Brandon Miller, who accumulates 19.5 points and 8.2 rebounds per game.
Alabama’s best passer is Jahvon Quinerly, who averages 3.8 assists per game to go with his 7.7 PPG scoring average.
Miller leads the Crimson Tide in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of three shots per game from beyond the arc.
Mark Sears is Alabama’s leader in steals, averaging 1.2 steals per game, while Charles Bediako leads them in blocks with 1.7 per contest.
Texas A&M Key Players to Watch
The Aggies’ Wade Taylor IV racks up enough points (16.6 per game) and assists (four per game) to sit atop the team’s leaderboards.
Dexter Dennis is at the top of the Texas A&M rebounding leaderboard with 5.7 rebounds per game. He also scores 9 points and adds 1.2 assists per game.
Taylor makes 2.3 three-pointers per game, the most on the Aggies.
Taylor (1.8 steals per game) is the steal leader for Texas A&M while Dennis (0.6 blocks per game) is the block leader.
Alabama vs. Texas A&M Prediction
- Pick ATS:
- Pick OU:
Alabama 75, Texas A&M 70
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