Alabama vs Mississippi State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 23, 2021

The No. 18 Alabama Crimson Tide (12-3) are heavily favored (-10.5) to build on an eight-game win streak when they host the Mississippi State Bulldogs (9-6) at 6:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Coleman Coliseum. The game airs on SECN. The point total for the matchup is set at 149.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 23, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Alabama Betting Information

  • Alabama has a 9-4-1 record ATS this year.
  • When favored by at least 10.5 points, the Crimson Tide are 3-0 against the spread this season.
  • 7 of 14 Alabama games this season (50%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Crimson Tide defeated LSU 105-75 and covered the spread as 1.5-point favorites, while hitting the over on the 164.5 point total in their last outing on Tuesday. John Petty Jr. totaled a team-high 24 points in the victory.

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
John Petty Jr. 14 14.3 5.3 2.1 1.1 0.2 2.8
Jahvon Quinerly 12 13.3 2.0 3.3 0.8 0.1 1.4
Jaden Shackelford 15 13.1 4.1 2.4 0.7 0.1 2.0
Herbert Jones 15 12.6 5.7 2.1 1.5 0.9 0.7
Joshua Primo 15 8.6 3.4 1.1 0.9 0.2 1.5

Mississippi State Betting Information

  • Mississippi State has met expectations of oddsmakers this season with an even 7-7 record ATS.
  • For the fourth time this season, the Bulldogs are at least a 10.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-1 against the spread.
  • Eight of Mississippi State’s 14 games (57.1%) this season have covered the over/under.

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

Mississippi State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
D.J. Stewart 15 17.4 3.7 2.5 0.8 0.1 1.6
Iverson Molinar 12 17.4 4.5 3.3 1.3 0.2 1.5
Tolu Smith 15 13.5 8.7 1.1 0.2 1.2 0.0
Jalen Johnson 15 7.1 2.4 0.5 0.5 0.3 1.5
Abdul Ado 15 5.7 6.7 0.8 0.9 1.9 0.0

Total Facts

  • In Alabama’s matchups this season, the Crimson Tide and their opponents have exceeded Saturday’s total of 149 points nine times (60% of opportunities).
  • In 33.3% of Mississippi State’s games this season (5 of 15), the total points scored was greater than Saturday’s 149-point over/under.
  • The over/under for the game of 149 is 4.5 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Crimson Tide (81.8 points per game) and the Bulldogs (71.7 points per game).
  • This matchup’s over/under is 12.4 fewer points than the 136.6 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Crimson Tide have seen a 152.3 average over/under in their games this season, 3.3 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • Bulldogs games have an over/under of 137.8 points this season, 11.2 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/25/2020 Mississippi State Mississippi State -5 158 -218 +174 Regular Season 80-73 MISSST
1/8/2020 Alabama Alabama -3 153.5 -157 +129 Regular Season 90-69 ALA
2/12/2019 N/A Mississippi State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-62 MISSST
1/29/2019 N/A Alabama N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 83-79 ALA

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