Alabama vs Georgia: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 6, 2021

A game after he scored 23 points in a 70-58 win over Auburn, Jaden Shackelford leads the No. 8 Alabama Crimson Tide (20-6) on the road against the Georgia Bulldogs (14-10) as 7.5-point favorites. The matchup, which tips off at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 6, 2021, airs on CBS. The point total is set at 157.5 for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 6, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Alabama Betting Information

  • The Crimson Tide have covered the spread more often than not this season, earning a record ATS of 13-11-1.
  • When favored by at least 7.5 points, the Crimson Tide are 6-2 against the spread this season.
  • Alabama and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 11 of 25 games this season (44%).
  • The Crimson Tide knocked off Auburn 70-58 in their last outing on Tuesday. Shackelford put up a team-high 23 points to help lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 11-point favorites, and the teams combined to go under the 157 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Alabama Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jaden Shackelford 26 14.5 3.9 2.0 0.8 0.1 1.8
John Petty Jr. 25 12.8 5.1 2.0 1.2 0.6 2.5
Jahvon Quinerly 23 12.0 1.8 2.9 0.7 0.0 1.7
Herbert Jones 26 11.0 6.1 3.1 1.7 1.0 0.8
Joshua Primo 26 8.0 3.3 0.9 0.7 0.2 1.5

Georgia Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 12-10.
  • The Bulldogs hold an even 2-2 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 7.5-point underdog.
  • Georgia and its opponents have typically covered the over/under this season, doing so in 54.5% (12) of its 22 games played.
  • Their last time out, the Bulldogs saw P.J. Horne score a team-high 17 points in a 91-70 loss to South Carolina on Saturday. They were 5.5-point favorites and didn’t cover the spread, and the teams totaled 161 points to fall short of the 161 over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Georgia Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Sahvir Wheeler 24 13.8 4.0 7.0 1.6 0.0 0.8
K.D. Johnson 14 13.4 2.9 1.3 1.9 0.2 1.4
Toumani Camara 23 12.7 7.7 1.7 1.1 1.1 0.6
Justin Kier 23 9.6 3.7 2.4 1.8 0.1 1.5
Tye Fagan 24 9.4 4.5 1.2 0.6 0.3 0.4

Total Facts

  • Alabama and its opponents have hit the over on Saturday’s 157.5 total in eight out of 26 games (30.8%) this year.
  • In 11 out of Georgia’s 24 games this year (45.8%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the total in Saturday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 156.9 points per game, 0.6 points fewer than the over/under of 157.5 for this game.
  • The 147.7 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 9.8 fewer than the 157.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Crimson Tide have seen a 149.2 average over/under in their games this season, 8.3 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 2.1 points more than the average over/under in Bulldogs games this season (155.4 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/13/2021 Alabama Alabama -13 159.5 -996 +650 Regular Season 115-82 ALA
2/8/2020 N/A Georgia N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 105-102 ALA
2/6/2019 N/A Alabama N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 89-74 ALA

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