Alabama Crimson Tide vs Gonzaga Bulldogs 12/17/2022 – The Alabama Crimson Tide will be playing the Gonzaga Bulldogs at Legacy Arena on Saturday afternoon. The Alabama Crimson Tide is placed 9-1 on the scoreboard and is coming here after defeating Memphis in the previous round. The Gonzaga Bulldogs also enjoyed a win last time out, that being against NIU, improving them to 8-3 overall on the season. The Bulldogs are definitely a strong team and will hope to win here. But the favor rests with Alabama Crimson Tide as they are predicted to win by the NCAAB public betting percentages.
Alabama Crimson Tide vs Gonzaga Bulldogs 12/17/2022
|When:||Saturday, December 17, 1:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Legacy Arena at BJCC, Birmingham, Alabama|
|Crimson Tide||+1 (-105)||159 o (-105)||+103|
|Bulldogs||-1 (-105)||159 u (-105)||-113|
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Alabama Crimson Tide
The Alabama Crimson Tide is currently riding a five-game winning streak and most recently demolished Memphis with a final score of 91-88. The Crimson Tide is scoring an average of 83 points in each game with a field goal percentage of 42.74 percent. The Alabama offense this season is led by Brandon Miller who is scoring 18.5 points per game, while the highest number of assists in the team is by Jahvon Quinerlyy who has contributed with six helpers. On defense, the Crimson Tide is allowing its opponents to score an average of 70.10 points in each game.
Players to watch: Brandon Miller F (GP 10, MIN 33.4, PTS 18.5, REB 8.4, AST 2, STL 0.5, BLK 1, TO 1.9, FG% 39.4, FT% 82.1, 3P% 43.7), Mark Sears G (GP 10, MIN 31.7, PTS 14.8, REB 4.2, AST 3, STL 0.6, BLK 0.2, TO 2.5, FG% 45, FT% 73.3, 3P% 43.9), Noah Clowney F (GP 10, MIN 23.1, PTS 9.6, REB 8.4, AST 1, STL 0.7, BLK 1.5, TO 2, FG% 50, FT% 54.8, 3P% 26.5).
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are riding a three-game winning streak and have lost only three games out of their last ten played. The Bulldogs are scoring an average of 80.64 points in each game with a field goal percentage of 49.17 percent. The Gonzaga offense this season is led by Drew Timme who is scoring an average of 20.5 points per game and is also leading the Bulldogs in terms of assists with four helpers to his name. Defense-wise, the Bulldogs are allowing their opponents to score an average of 72.18 points per game.
Players to watch: Drew Timme F (GP 11, MIN 33.1, PTS 20.5, REB 7.9, AST 3.1, STL 0.9, BLK 1.1, TO 2.7, FG% 62.1, FT% 60.8, 3P% 11.1), Julian Strawther G (GP 11, MIN 30.5, PTS 13.2, REB 8.3, AST 0.8, STL 0.9, BLK 0.4, TO 2.1, FG% 42.5, FT% 81.8, 3P% 40), Rasir Bolton G (GP 11, MIN 27.9, PTS 10.7, REB 1.5, AST 2.9, STL 0.6, BLK 0.2, TO 1.5, FG% 41.3, FT% 82.8, 3P% 41.9).
Alabama Crimson Tide vs Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Numbers
Alabama Crimson Tide
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Alabama’s last 7 games.
Alabama is 9-1 SU in their last 10 games.
Crimson Tide is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games played in December.
Alabama is 15-5 SU in their last 20 games played on a Saturday.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Alabama’s last 6 games played on a Saturday when on the road.
Gonzaga is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Gonzaga’s last 6 games.
Gonzaga is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Gonzaga’s last 18 games against an opponent in the Southeastern Conference.
Gonzaga is 18-2 SU in their last 20 games played in December.
Alabama Crimson Tide vs Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Picks
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are coming in pretty confident as they are very similar to the opponents on both ends. However, Alabama might be slighter better in both offense and defense and will make this game difficult to control. The Alabama Crimson Tide will win this game according to predictions from the college basketball betting forum.
Moneyline: +103 is the ML set for the Crimson Tide in this game and the ML set for the Bulldogs is -113.
Spread: A spread of +1 (-105) is out for Crimson Tide and a spread of -1 (-105) is out for Bulldogs.
Totals: 159 o (-105) will go over for the Crimson Tide and the same will go under for the Bulldogs.
Score Prediction: 78-77 Crimson Tide wins.