Alabama Vs San Diego State: NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 24, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 19, 2023

The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (31-5) and No. 5 San Diego State Aztecs (29-6) will play on Friday at 6:30 PM, live from KFC Yum! Center and airing on TBS, with both teams looking for a spot in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight. Sportsbooks have declared Alabama as the favorite to advance past the Sweet 16 in the South Region bracket, giving the a 7-point edge.

Alabama Vs San Diego State Betting Lines

Alabama vs San Diego State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Alabama -7 137.5 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick San Diego State (+7)
Total Pick Over (137.5)

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Alabama Vs San Diego State Stat Rankings

Alabama Avg. (Rank) San Diego State Avg. (Rank)
82.3 (5th) Points Scored 71.9 (175th)
68.2 (122nd) Points Allowed 63.1 (25th)
41.9 (1st) Rebounds 34.1 (86th)
11.9 (12th) Off. Rebounds 9.7 (118th)
10.1 (12th) 3pt Made 7.1 (213th)
15.1 (52nd) Assists 13.5 (153rd)
13.3 (295th) Turnovers 11 (93rd)

Alabama Vs San Diego State Betting Trends

  • The Crimson Tide have covered the spread 21 times in 36 games.
  • Alabama has an ATS record of 12-10 as 7-point favorites or greater.
  • The Crimson Tide have seen 15 of their 36 games go over the point total.
  • Alabama’s games have finished with more than 137.5 points 26 times so far this year.
  • The average total for Crimson Tide games this season has been 150.5, which is 13 points higher than the total for this game.
  • Against the spread, San Diego State is 17-16-1 this year.
  • This season, 15 of Alabama’s 36 games have hit the over.
  • Aztecs games have had over 137.5 points 15 times this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 2.5 points higher than the average scoring total for San Diego State’s games (135).

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Alabama Impact Players

  • Brandon Miller paces the Crimson Tide with 19.1 points per game and 8.2 rebounds, while also putting up 2 assists.
  • Noah Clowney posts 10 points, 7.9 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game, shooting 49.4% from the floor and 29.1% from downtown with 1 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Mark Sears averages 12.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists per contest. At the other end, he delivers 1.2 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Charles Bediako posts 6.3 points, 6 rebounds and 0.7 assists per contest. Defensively, he puts up 0.6 steals and 1.9 blocked shots.
  • Jahvon Quinerly is tops on his team in assists per contest (3.6), and also posts 8.7 points and 1.9 rebounds. Defensively, he puts up 0.7 steals and 0 blocked shots.

San Diego State Impact Players

  • Matt Bradley is posting a team-leading 13 points per game. And he is producing 3.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists, making 41.1% of his shots from the field and 36.6% from beyond the arc, with 1.5 triples per contest.
  • Lamont Butler is the Aztecs’ top assist man (3.3 per game), and he contributes 8.6 points and 2.7 rebounds.
  • Darrion Trammell is putting up 9.5 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game, making 35.1% of his shots from the floor and 30.8% from beyond the arc, with 1.3 treys per contest.
  • Nathan Mensah is the Aztecs’ top rebounder (5.9 per game), and he contributes 6.1 points and 0.6 assists.
  • Jaedon LeDee is averaging 7.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1 assists per contest, making 49.7% of his shots from the field.

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