Alabama vs Vanderbilt: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

Dylan Disu leads the Vanderbilt Commodores (6-11) into a matchup against the No. 8 Alabama Crimson Tide (17-5) after scoring 29 points in an 82-78 loss to Kentucky. The Crimson Tide are 14.5-point favorites in the game on Saturday, February 20, 2021, which tips off at 1:00 PM ET on SECN. The matchup has an over/under of 153.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 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 is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 12-8-1.
  • The Crimson Tide are 1-0 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 14.5-point favorite.
  • In 47.6% of their games this season (10/21), the Crimson Tide and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Crimson Tide knocked off Georgia 115-82 and covered the spread as 13-point favorites, while going over the 160.5 point total in their last outing on Saturday. Herb Jones racked up a team-high 23 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
Jaden Shackelford 22 13.9 4.0 2.3 0.8 0.0 1.8
John Petty Jr. 21 13.4 5.2 2.1 1.1 0.5 2.6
Herbert Jones 22 11.9 5.9 3.0 1.6 1.1 0.9
Jahvon Quinerly 19 11.5 1.9 2.9 0.7 0.1 1.5
Joshua Primo 22 8.8 3.5 1.0 0.8 0.3 1.6

Vanderbilt Betting Information

  • Vanderbilt has regularly covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 9-6-2.
  • When they play as at least a 14.5-point underdog, the Commodores frequently meet expectations with a 2-0 record against the spread.
  • 10 of the Commodores 17 games (58.8%) this season have covered the over/under.
  • Their last time out, the Commodores got a team-high 29 points from Disu in an 82-78 loss to Kentucky on Wednesday. They were 4-point underdogs and played to a push, and the teams combined to score 160 points to hit the over on the 143 point total.

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

Vanderbilt Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Scotty Pippen Jr. 17 20.3 2.9 5.2 1.7 0.2 1.9
Dylan Disu 16 14.9 8.9 1.4 1.2 1.3 1.4
Jordan Wright 15 8.3 4.3 1.5 1.1 0.3 0.7
Maxwell Evans 17 7.1 2.7 1.5 0.8 0.2 1.3
D.J. Harvey 15 6.2 3.1 0.4 0.5 0.1 1.3

Total Facts

  • Alabama and its opponents have gone over Saturday’s 153 total in 10 out of 22 games (45.5%) this season.
  • In Vanderbilt’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup point total in five out of 17 matchups (29.4%).
  • The total for the contest of 153 is 1.3 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Crimson Tide (80.8 points per game) and the Commodores (73.5 points per game).
  • The 143.5 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 9.5 fewer than the 153 total in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Crimson Tide games is two points fewer than the over/under of 153 points in this contest.
  • A difference of 6.2 points separates this matchup’s over/under (153 points) and the average total points bet in Commodores games (146.8 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/3/2020 Alabama Alabama -12 154.5 -902 +570 Regular Season 87-79 VANDY
1/22/2020 Alabama Vanderbilt -9.5 153 -533 +385 Regular Season 77-62 ALA
2/23/2019 N/A Alabama N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 68-61 ALA
2/9/2019 N/A Vanderbilt N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-67 ALA

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