Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 12, 2021

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The No. 1 seed Alabama Crimson Tide (21-6) are favored by 8.5 points in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals when they play the No. 9 seed Mississippi State Bulldogs (15-13) Friday at Bridgestone Arena, beginning at 12:00 PM ET on ESPN. The winner moves one game closer to claiming a guaranteed place in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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Alabama vs Mississippi State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Alabama -8.5 -106 -115 141 -110 -110 -410 315

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Point Total Insights

  • In 18 of its 27 games this season (66.7%), Alabama and its opponents have gone over the current over/under of 141.
  • 14 Mississippi State games this season featured a total above Friday's set total of 141 (50%).
  • These two squads combine to surrender 136.3 points per game, 4.7 fewer than this contest's over/under.
  • The 79.6 points per game the Crimson Tide record are 13.6 more points than the Bulldogs give up (66).
  • The Bulldogs put up an average of 69.6 points per game, just 0.7 fewer points than the 70.3 the Crimson Tide give up.
  • Head to Head

    Alabama vs Mississippi State (Last 6 Games)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    2/27/2021 Alabama -6 147.5 -262 +211 Regular Season 64-59
    1/23/2021 Alabama -9.5 149 -503 +381 Regular Season 81-73
    2/25/2020 Mississippi State -5 158 -218 +174 Regular Season 80-73
    1/8/2020 Alabama -3 153.5 -157 +129 Regular Season 90-69
    2/12/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-62
    1/29/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 83-79

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    Alabama Betting Data

  • The Crimson Tide have been strong against the spread this season, earning a 16-9 record.
  • The Crimson Tide fare well when favored by at least 8.5 points, posting a 5-2 record against the spread.
  • The Crimson Tide have combined with their opponents to go over the total in 0 of 25 contests this season, a rate of 0%
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    Alabama Leaders

    Crimson Tide Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Jaden Shackelford 15 14.0 4.5 1.7 1.1 0.1 1.9
    John Petty Jr. 14 12.3 5.6 2.0 1.5 0.3 2.2
    Jahvon Quinerly 14 11.7 1.5 3.4 0.9 0.1 1.4
    Alex Reese 15 3.7 2.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.7
    James Rojas 13 3.4 3.4 0.3 0.6 0.4 0.3

    Mississippi State Betting Data

  • Mississippi State has covered the spread in half of its games, going 13-13-1 ATS.
  • When they are at least 8.5-point underdogs, the Bulldogs have gone 3-3-1 against the spread.
  • Mississippi State has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 0% of matchups this year (0 out of 27 opportunities).
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    Mississippi State Leaders

    Bulldogs Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Iverson Molinar 17 15.9 3.8 2.4 1.1 0.1 1.3
    Tolu Smith 20 13.7 8.4 1.0 0.5 0.7 0.0
    Abdul Ado 20 6.3 6.7 0.8 0.6 1.9 0.0
    Quinten Post 18 2.9 2.1 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5
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