Alabama Vs Iona: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – November 25, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on November 24, 2021

The No. 10 Alabama Crimson Tide (4-0) will attempt to continue a four-game winning stretch when visiting the Iona Gaels (5-0) on Thursday, November 25, 2021 at HP Field House. This matchup is at 5:00 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Crimson Tide’s (-802 to win on the moneyline) game versus the Gaels (+510).

This article uses lines updated as of November 25, 2021 at 3:08 PM ET. See all the up-to-date odds for this matchup in the table below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Alabama Vs Iona Betting Lines

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Alabama (-12.5)
Total Pick Under (153)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Alabama Vs Iona Stat Rankings (2020-21)

Alabama Avg. (Rank) Iona Avg. (Rank)
79.7 (23rd) Points Scored 71.3 (169th)
70.1 (171st) Points Allowed 66.1 (58th)
40.7 (7th) Rebounds 36.7 (96th)
12.6 (25th) Off. Rebounds 10.7 (105th)
10.6 (4th) 3pt Made 7.3 (167th)
14.0 (113th) Assists 14.3 (95th)
13.8 (93rd) Turnovers 16.3 (7th)

Alabama Vs Iona Betting Trends

  • Against the spread (ATS), Alabama was 17-14-1 last season.
  • Against the spread, as 12.5-point favorites or more, the Crimson Tide went 3-2 last season.
  • Out of 33 Alabama games last year, 16 went over the total.
  • Alabama games finished with more than 153 points 14 times last year.
  • The over/under for this game is 153 points, 0.9 more than the average point total for Crimson Tide games a year ago.
  • Against the spread, Iona was 15-5-1 last year.
  • As a 12.5-point underdog or greater, the Gaels had one win ATS (1-1) last season.
  • In 18 Iona games last season, 10 of them hit the over.
  • Iona’s games finished with over 153 points scored four times last year.
  • Gaels games averaged 138.9 total points last season, 14.1 fewer than the total for this matchup.

Alabama Impact Players

  • Herb Jones paced his squad in both rebounds (6.6) and assists (3.3) per game last year, and also averaged 11.2 points. Defensively, he averaged 1.7 steals and 1.1 blocks.
  • John Petty put up 12.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game last season. Defensively, he posted 1.3 steals and 0.6 blocks.
  • Jaden Shackelford averaged a team-leading 14.0 points per contest last season. He also posted 3.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists, shooting 41.0% from the floor and 34.2% from downtown with 1.9 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Jahvon Quinerly posted 12.8 points, 2.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists per contest last year, shooting 47.6% from the floor and 43.3% from downtown with 1.7 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Keon Ellis averaged 5.5 points, 1.1 assists and 4.0 rebounds per contest last year.

Iona Impact Players

  • Nelly Junior Joseph is the Gaels’ top scorer (16.6 points per game) and rebounder (7.2), and averages 1.4 assists.
  • Tyson Jolly gives the Gaels 16.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists per contest. He also puts up 1.0 steal and 1.2 blocked shots.
  • Dylan van Eyck is putting up 12.0 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game, making 62.5% of his shots from the floor and 66.7% from 3-point range, with 1.2 treys per game.
  • The Gaels get 10.8 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game from Quinn Slazinski.
  • Elijah Joiner is posting a team-best 3.5 assists per contest. And he is contributing 9.3 points and 5.3 rebounds, making 35.3% of his shots from the field and 18.2% from beyond the arc, with 1.0 triples per contest.
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