The Wichita State Shockers won and covered against the Alabama Crimson Tide last season as the two schools meet once again in college basketball betting action at the sportsbooks on Tuesday night.
The Shockers topped the Crimson Tide 72-67 and covered the 2-point spread on the road when the teams met last December in an OVER result for totals bettors. Wichita State and Alabama also met twice in 2011, with the schools splitting those two games both SU and ATS.
Alabama Crimson Tide vs Wichita State Shockers Opening Odds and Betting Line
On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Wichita State sat as -12.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook [custom:bol-link
Alabama Crimson Tide vs Wichita State Shockers Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Wichita State Shockers sit at 7-1 (5-2 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Alabama Crimson Tide are currently 6-2 (3-4-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Wichita State is 3-1 OU, and Alabama is 6-0 OU.
The Odds – VSB
Power Rankings have the Wichita State Shockers at No. 5 and the Alabama Crimson Tide at No. 33 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.
How Alabama Crimson Tide vs Wichita State Shockers Stats Matchup
Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Alabama is ranked No. 208 in NCAA basketball at 32.5 per game. Contrast that with Wichita State’s No. 26 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wichita State is the No. 44-ranked team in the country at 7.75 per game, while Alabama rates No. 53 at 7.5 per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Alabama earned a 65-53 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday, getting 23 points from Rodney Cooper at Coleman Coliseum.
The Shockers got 19 points from Ron Baker as Wichita State ran past Detroit 77-68 on Saturday at Calihan Hall.
Alabama Crimson Tide vs Wichita State Shockers Betting Odds Trends
Alabama is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Alabama is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Alabama is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Alabama is 1-19 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Wichita State is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games
Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Alabama home to Stillman, Friday, December 19th
Wichita State at Loyola Marymount, Monday, December 22nd