Alabama at Mississippi State: 2/27/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Mississippi State Bulldogs (13-11) vs Alabama Crimson Tide (18-6)
Game Info: Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 6:00 pm (Humphrey Coliseum)
Betting Odds: Mississippi State Bulldogs +5 -- Over/Under: 142.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Alabama Crimson Tide and Mississippi State Bulldogs face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at Humphrey Coliseum.
The Alabama Crimson Tide come into this game with an 18-6 record overall and they have won three of their last four games. The one loss during that stretch was against the Arkansas Razorbacks, a game they gave up 81 points in. Overall Alabama is averaging 80.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.9 points per game. Alabama is shooting 43.4 percent from the field and 35.9 percent from behind the three point line. Jaden Shackelford has been the best player for Alabama averaging 14.1 points while shooting 40.4 percent from the field and 32 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is Mississippi State Bulldogs who sit with a 13-11 record overall and they have won two games in a row. Mississippi State’s defense was elite in the last game giving up only 48 points and that led to the victory. The Bulldogs on the season is averaging 70.1 points per game while their defense is giving up 65.6 points per game .Guard D.J. Stewart Jr has been the best player for the Bulldogs averaging 16.6 points while shooting 43.1 percent from the field and 35.9 percent from behind the three point line.
Mississippi State is 20-8 against the spread in their last 28 games played on Saturday. The favorite is 8-1 against the spread in the last nine meetings played between the two teams. The home team is 8-1 in the last nine meetings played between the two teams.
This is a bounce back spot for Alabama and they are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game. Look for Alabama's offense to be strong and that will be the difference as the Crimson Tide coming away with a victory.