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    The top-seeded Alabama Crimson Tide (29-5) and the No. 16 Texas A&M-CC Islanders (24-10) will meet on Thursday to compete for a spot in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Alabama is favored by 24 points in the opening round matchup, which begins at 2:45 PM on CBS. Here are the insights you need when filling out your bracket for this 1-16 matchup.

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    How do I watch Crimson Tide vs. Islanders?

    • Game Day: Thursday, March 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:45 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Birmingham, Alabama
    • Arena: Legacy Arena at BJCC

    Betting Lines for Crimson Tide vs. Islanders

    Alabama vs Texas A&M-CC Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Alabama -24 155.5

    Alabama Betting Stats & Information

    • Alabama is 26-3 in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 89.7%).
    • The Crimson Tide have not played as a moneyline favorite of -7500 or shorter.
    • The Crimson Tide are 20-14-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Islanders have not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 24 points or more this season (0-1).
    • Alabama’s average point total in matchups this year is 150.7, 4.8 points fewer than the over/under in this game.

    Texas A&M-CC Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Texas A&M-CC has been the underdog six times and won two of those games.
    • The Islanders have played as an underdog of +1800 or more once this season and lost that game.
    • The Islanders have a 17-11-1 record against the spread this year.
    • The Islanders are 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 24 points or greater this season.
    • The average point total for Texas A&M-CC this season is 2.8 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

    Alabama vs. Texas A&M-CC Season Stat Comparison

    Alabama Rank Alabama AVG Texas A&M-CC AVG Texas A&M-CC Rank
    6th 82.2 Points Scored 80.2 17th
    127th 68.5 Points Allowed 72.5 254th
    1st 40.8 Rebounds 34 52nd
    15th 11.2 Off. Rebounds 10.3 39th
    9th 10.1 3pt Made 7.7 139th
    43rd 15.2 Assists 15.5 30th
    320th 13.6 Turnovers 12.5 245th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Alabama Crimson Tide Leaders

    • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Crimson Tide is Brandon Miller, who accumulates 19.6 points and 8.3 rebounds per game.
    • Alabama’s best passer is Jahvon Quinerly, who averages 3.8 assists per game to go with his 8.1 PPG scoring average.
    • Miller leads the Crimson Tide in three-point shooting, making an average of three shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Texas A&M-CC Islanders Leaders

    • Trey Tennyson is the top scorer for the Islanders with 15.6 points per game. He also adds 2.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game to his stats.
    • Isaac Mushila has a stat line of 9.7 rebounds, 14.4 points and 1.2 assists per game for Texas A&M-CC to take the top rebound spot on the team. Terrion Murdix has the top spot for assists with 5.4 per game, adding 13.4 points and 4.3 rebounds per contest.
    • Tennyson is dependable from distance and leads the Islanders with 2.9 made threes per game.

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