Where: Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, PA
When: Saturday, December 14, 2:00 PM. ET.
The Penn State Nittany Lions will be going for their second consecutive win when they take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday afternoon.
Crimson Tide Looking For Third Consecutive WinThe Crimson Tide have played well since they snapped their two-game losing streak and have won their last two contests. They will be trying to pick up their third win in a row and fourth win in their last six games when they face the Nittany Lions on Saturday.
Alabama has played well offensively, averaging 79.4 points per game. The team is shooting 43 percent from the field and 34 percent from three-point range. They scored 78 points in their last game and will give themselves a good chance of winning this game if they continue to play well offensively.
Jaden Shackelford led the way for the Crimson Tide with 17 points and five rebounds. Kira Lewis Jr. finished with 15 points and six rebounds, while Alex Reese added 15 points and four rebounds for the Crimson Tide.
Alabama has struggled on the defensive end, holding opponents to 77.8 points per game. They held their last two opponents to 68 points per game and will need another solid defensive effort to get past Penn State.
Nittany Lions Going For Fourth Win In Five GamesThe Nittany Lions bounced back from their embarrassing loss to sixth-ranked Ohio State with an upset win over fourth-ranked Maryland in their last game. They will be trying to keep the momentum going with a win over the Crimson Tide, which will give them their second win in a row and fourth win in their last five games.
Penn State has played well offensively, averaging 79.5 points per game. The team is shooting 44 percent from the field and 22 percent from three-point range. They scored 76 points in their win over the Terrapins.
Mike Watkins led the way for Penn State with 15 points, 11 rebounds, and four blocks. Lamar Stevens finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds, and two blocks, while Myreon Jones added 14 points, three rebounds, and six assists for the Nittany Lions.
Penn State has also played well defensively, holding opponents to 66.9 points per game. They gave up 69 points in their last game and will need to continue playing well defensively to get the win on Saturday.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Alabama is:
- 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games played on a Saturday.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Penn State is:
- 15-5 ATS in their last 20 games.
- 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games played in December.