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UCLA vs Alabama 3/28/21 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Alabama Crimson Tide vs UCLA Bruins Odds & Info

Game Alabama Crimson Tide vs UCLA Bruins
Date & Time Sunday March 28, 2021, 7:15 PM (EDT)
Hinkle Fieldhouse
Latest odds
ALA -6 ; Total 145
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In Sunday NCAA Tournament action, the UCLA Bruins and the Alabama Crimson Tide will square off from Hinkle Fieldhouse. The 11th seeded Bruins (20-9) had to win three games to reach the Sweet Sixteen and are playing with a chip on their shoulder. On Monday, UCLA limited Abilene Christian to 30 percent shooting en route to a 67-47 victory.

UCLA G Johnny Juzang led all scorers with 17 points on 7-for-15 shooting and grabbed three rebounds. Cody Riley added 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Bruins, who entered the tournament on a four-game losing streak.

The Alabama Crimson Tide finished first in the SEC Conference with a 16-2 record and rank 34th nationally in scoring at 79.2 points per game. On Monday, Alabama connected on 16-for-33 from the three-point line and cruised to a 96-77 victory versus Maryland. The second-seeded Crimson Tide (26-6) dominated the Terrapins on the glass by a 40-19 margin and shot 53 percent overall.

Jaden Shackleford led five Alabama players in double figures with 21 points and three assists. John Petty Jr. contributed 20 points and six rebounds for the Crimson Tide.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Bruins are 10-21 ATS in their last 31 neutral site games as an underdog.
  • Crimson Tide are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
  • Crimson Tide are 23-10 ATS in their last 33 games following a ATS win.
  • Under is 5-2 in Bruins last 7 games following a straight up win.
  • Over is 8-1 in Crimson Tide last 9 games after scoring more than 90 points in their previous game.

Free NCAAB Pick:

Alabama Crimson Tide -6

Alabama led the nation in three-pointers made, but UCLA has the more efficient offense. The difference in the game will be on defense, with Alabama ranked 15th in defensive efficiency and UCLA ranked 204th in that category. Take the Crimson Tide to win and cover. Final Score Prediction, Alabama Crimson Tide win and cover ATS 77-66.

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