Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Georgia Bulldogs: 3/6/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 6, 2021

Jaden Shackelford leads the No. 8 Alabama Crimson Tide (20-6) against the Georgia Bulldogs (14-10) after putting up 23 points in a 70-58 win over Auburn. The Bulldogs are 7.5-point underdogs in the matchup on Saturday, March 6, 2021, which tips at 2:00 PM ET on CBS. The matchup’s point total is set at 157.5.

Betting Information

Alabama vs Georgia Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Alabama -7.5 -110 -110 157.5 -108 -113 -356 277

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Total Facts

  • The Crimson Tide and their opponents have put up at least 157.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in eight of 26 games (30.8%) this year.
  • Georgia and its opponents have combined to score at least 157.5 points in 45.8% of their games this season (11 of 24 opportunities).
  • These two teams average a combined 156.9 points per game, 0.6 less points than the total of 157.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 147.7 points per game, 9.8 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
  • The Crimson Tide average point total in outings this season is 149.2, 8.3 points less than the total in this game.
  • Bulldogs games this season have averaged an over/under of 155.4 points, 2.1 less than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Crimson Tide record 79.2 points per contest, just 1.5 more points than the 77.7 the Bulldogs allow their opponents.
  • Alabama has a 16-0 record overall and a 10-0-1 record against the spread when scoring more than 77.7 points.
  • Georgia has a 3-7 record against the spread and a 1-9 record overall when giving up more than 79.2 points.
  • The Bulldogs’ 77.7 points per game are 7.7 more points than the 70 the Crimson Tide give up.
  • Georgia has compiled a 12-7 overall record and a 9-0 ATS record in games it scores more than 70 points.
  • Alabama has an ATS record of 1-5-1 and a 5-2 record overall when its opponents score more than 77.7 points.
  • The Crimson Tide have out-scored their opponents by a total of 241 points this season (9.2 points per game on average), while the Bulldogs have an even point differential on the year.

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Alabama Betting Information

  • The Crimson Tide have been solid against the spread this season, earning a 13-11-1 record.
  • When favored by at least 7.5 points, the Crimson Tide have fared well against the spread, putting together a 6-3 record.
  • Alabama and its opponents have reached the over/under in just 11 of 25 games this season (44%).

Georgia Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs have a winning record against the spread, going 12-10 ATS (covering 54.5% of the time).
  • The Bulldogs have gone 2-2 against the spread when they are at least a 7.5-point underdog.
  • The Bulldogs and their opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year — 13 of 22 (59.1%).

Head to Head

Alabama vs Georgia (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/13/2021 Alabama -13 159.5 -996 +650 Regular Season 115-82 ALA
2/8/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 105-102 ALA
2/6/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 89-74 ALA

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Alabama Leaders

  • The Crimson Tide leader in rebounds and assist is Herbert Jones, who grabs 6.1 rebounds and gives out 3.1 assists per game along with scoring 11.0 points per contest.
  • Shackelford leads Alabama in scoring, averaging 14.5 per game to go with 3.9 rebounds and 2.0 assists.
  • John Petty Jr. contributes the most three-point shooting production for the Crimson Tide. He knocks down 2.5 threes per game.
  • Jones and Jordan Bruner lead Alabama on the defensive end, with Jones leading the team in steals averaging 1.7 per game and Bruner in blocks averaging 1.1 per contest.

Georgia Leaders

  • The Bulldogs’ Sahvir Wheeler puts up enough points (13.8 per game) and assists (7.0 per game) to sit atop the squad’s leaderboards.
  • Georgia’s Toumani Camara stats (7.7 rebounds per game, 12.7 points per game, 1.7 assists per game) earned him the top spot on the team rebound leaderboard.
  • P.J. Horne is dependable from distance and leads the Bulldogs with 1.8 made threes per game.
  • Georgia’s leader in steals is K.D. Johnson (1.9 per game), and its leader in blocks is Camara (1.1 per game).
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