Friday's game that pits the Alabama Crimson Tide (31-5) versus the San Diego State Aztecs (29-6) at KFC Yum! Center has a projected final score of 74-69 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of Alabama, who is a slight favorite in this matchup according to our model. Game time is at 6:30 PM on March 24.

According to our computer prediction, San Diego State projects to cover the 7.5-point spread in its matchup against Alabama. The total has been set at 136.5, and the two teams are projected to exceed it.

Alabama vs. San Diego State Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Friday, March 24, 2023
  • Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • TV: TBS
  • Where: Louisville, Kentucky
  • Venue: KFC Yum! Center
  • Line: Alabama -7.5
  • Point Total: 136.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Alabama -350, San Diego State +270

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Alabama vs. San Diego State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Alabama 74, San Diego State 69

Spread & Total Prediction for Alabama vs. San Diego State

  • Pick ATS: San Diego State (+7.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (136.5)

Alabama is 21-12-0 against the spread this season compared to San Diego State's 17-15-0 ATS record. The Crimson Tide are 15-18-0 and the Aztecs are 13-19-0 in terms of hitting the over. The two teams score an average of 154.2 points per game, 17.7 more points than this matchup's total. In the past 10 games, Alabama is 5-5 against the spread and 9-1 overall while San Diego State has gone 6-4 against the spread and 9-1 overall.

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Alabama Performance Insights

  • The Crimson Tide average 82.3 points per game (fourth in college basketball) while allowing 68.2 per outing (122nd in college basketball). They have a +508 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 14.1 points per game.
  • Alabama wins the rebound battle by 8.1 boards on average. It records 40.9 rebounds per game, which ranks first in college basketball, while its opponents grab 32.8 per outing.
  • Alabama makes 10.1 three-pointers per game (ninth-most in college basketball) at a 34.1% rate (177th in college basketball), compared to the 5.4 per game its opponents make at a 28.1% rate.
  • The Crimson Tide rank 81st in college basketball by averaging 97.5 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are fifth in college basketball, allowing 80.8 points per 100 possessions.
  • Alabama has committed 13.3 turnovers per game (311th in college basketball action), 2.0 more than the 11.3 it forces on average (240th in college basketball).

San Diego State Performance Insights

  • The Aztecs are outscoring opponents by 8.8 points per game, with a +308 scoring differential overall. They put up 71.9 points per game (176th in college basketball) and allow 63.1 per contest (25th in college basketball).
  • San Diego State prevails in the rebound battle by an average of 5.3 boards. It collects 33.1 rebounds per game (95th in college basketball) compared to its opponents' 27.8.
  • San Diego State connects on 7.1 three-pointers per game (210th in college basketball), while its opponents have made 6.4 on average.
  • San Diego State wins the turnover battle by 1.1 per game, committing 11.0 (98th in college basketball) while its opponents average 12.1.

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