Alabama vs. Maryland: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Alabama vs. Maryland: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The No. 8 seed Maryland Terrapins (22-12) are ready for their second-round NCAA Tournament matchup against the No. 1 seed Alabama Crimson Tide (30-5) on Saturday at 9:40 PM. The winner moves on to the Sweet 16 in the South Region bracket.

On Thursday, in its last game, Alabama beat Texas A&M-CC 96-75. With 19 points, Nick Pringle was its high scorer. Maryland won its previous game versus West Virginia, 67-65, on Thursday. Julian Reese led the way with 17 points, plus nine boards and three assists.

When is Alabama vs. Maryland and when does it start?

This contest between the Crimson Tide and Terrapins will happen on Saturday, March 18, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 9:40 PM ET.

Where to Watch Alabama vs. Maryland

The Crimson Tide and Terrapins will hit the floor at Legacy Arena at BJCC for this matchup on March 18, and if you’d like to see the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on TBS.

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Maryland Terrapins Game Preview

Alabama Stats, Odds & Insights

Alabama’s +486 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 13.9 points per game) is a result of scoring 82.6 points per game (fourth in college basketball) while allowing 68.7 per outing (138th in college basketball).

The 82.6 points the Crimson Tide average are 19.4 more than the Terrapins allow.

Alabama connects on 10.2 three-pointers per game (12th in college basketball), 4.6 more than its opponents (5.6).

Offensively, the Crimson Tide have performed better in home games this season, posting 89.3 points per game, compared to 73.7 per game when playing on the road.

On the offensive side of the ball, Alabama has struggled over its last 10 games, scoring 80.4 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 82.6 it has put up over the course of this year.

Maryland Stats, Odds & Insights

Maryland’s +240 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 7.1 points per game) is a result of putting up 70.3 points per game (204th in college basketball) while giving up 63.2 per contest (26th in college basketball).

The Terrapins’ 70.3 points per game are only 1.6 more than the Crimson Tide allow.

Maryland makes 1.2 more threes per contest than the opposition, 6.8 (245th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 5.6.

The Terrapins are scoring more points at home (74.6 per game) than away (62.3).

Maryland is scoring 69.4 points per contest in its last 10 games, which is 0.9 fewer points than its average for the season (70.3).

Crimson Tide Key Players to Watch

Crimson Tide Leaders
Brandon Miller 35 19.1 8.2 2.1 0.9 0.9 2.9
Mark Sears 35 12.6 3.3 2.6 1.2 0.1 2.0
Noah Clowney 34 10.1 7.9 0.9 0.5 1.0 1.0
Jahvon Quinerly 33 8.3 1.9 3.7 0.6 0.0 1.2
Jaden Bradley 35 6.7 2.7 3.2 0.5 0.1 0.2

Terrapins Key Players to Watch

Terrapins Leaders
Jahmir Young 34 15.9 4.7 3.1 1.3 0.4 1.2
Hakim Hart 34 11.6 4.2 2.6 1.1 0.2 1.2
Donta Scott 34 11.5 6.0 1.6 0.7 0.8 1.3
Julian Reese 33 11.4 7.3 1.0 0.8 1.2 0.0
Donald Carey 34 7.4 1.9 1.1 0.5 0.1 1.6

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.