Alabama Crimson Tide vs. UCLA Bruins NCAAB Men’s Tournament Sweet 16 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 28, 2021

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The No. 2 seed Alabama Crimson Tide (24-6) and the No. 11 seed UCLA Bruins (17-9) meet in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 with a trip to the Elite 8 of the East Region bracket on the line on Sunday at Hinkle Fieldhouse, tipping off at 7:15 PM ET. Alabama is a 6.5-point favorite in the contest, which airs on TBS.

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Alabama vs UCLA Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Alabama -6.5 -112 -108 145.5 -109 -113 -281 219

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Point Total Insights

  • Alabama has combined with its opponents to score over Sunday's total, 145.5, in 59.4% of its 32 games this season.
  • In 37.9% of UCLA games this season (11/29), the total points scored was more than Sunday's total of 145.5.
  • The 137.4 combined points per game that these two squads have allowed this season are 8.1 fewer than the 145.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Crimson Tide record 79.7 points per game, 11.8 more points than the 67.9 the Bruins give up.
  • The Bruins put up an average of 73.1 points per game, only 3.6 more points than the 69.5 the Crimson Tide give up to opponents.
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    Alabama Betting Data

  • Alabama has been good against the spread, going 19-11 on the season.
  • The Crimson Tide have posted a winning record of 8-3 against the spread when the spread is -6.5 or bigger.
  • The Crimson Tide have typically run under the total this season, reaching the over/under in 0 of 30 games (0%).
  • Place a bet on the Alabama Crimson Tide to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Alabama Leaders

    Crimson Tide Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Jaden Shackelford 18 13.7 4.1 1.7 1.1 0.1 2.1
    Jahvon Quinerly 17 12.4 1.7 3.3 0.8 0.1 1.5
    John Petty 17 11.4 5.5 1.9 1.6 0.4 2.2
    Alex Reese 18 3.9 2.6 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.7
    Juwan Gary 17 3.3 2.2 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.0

    UCLA Betting Data

  • UCLA has a winning record against the spread, going 15-11 ATS (covering 57.7% of the time).
  • When they play as at least 6.5-point underdogs, the Bruins have a record ATS of 6-4.
  • In most of UCLA's games this year, the teams have not hit the over (0 out of 26 games, 0%).
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    UCLA Leaders

    Bruins Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Jules Bernard 13 12.8 5.3 1.6 0.5 0.3 1.4
    Chris Smith 5 12.6 7.8 1.8 1.0 0.6 1.0
    Cody Riley 13 9.6 4.2 1.3 0.4 0.6 0.0
    Tyger Campbell 13 8.8 1.8 5.9 0.8 0.0 0.5
    Jalen Hill 5 7.6 5.6 1.2 0.2 1.4 0.0
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