SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Arkansas at Alabama

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Arkansas visits Alabama on Saturday in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, team ratings, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

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Team Statistical Comparison

Arkansas scores an average of 87.2 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 69.2 points per contest. Alabama scores an average of 79.4 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 71.0 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Arkansas 45.1 34.7 74.1 180 46.4 8.4 5.0 15.4 12.5
Arkansas OPP 40.5 30.4 69.1 120 38.1 5.9 3.2 11.3 15.2
FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Alabama 42.4 33.3 68.9 175 45.4 8.5 3.8 13.4 13.3
Alabama OPP 40.9 31.1 68.2 156 44.2 7.2 4.5 11.2 16.0

Key: ORB=Offensive rebounds; RBPG=Rebounds per game; SPG=Steals per game; BPG=Blocked shots per game; APG=Assists per game; TOPG=Turnovers per game.

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Statistical Leaders

SCORING

F.Name L.Name Team PPG FG% 3FG% FT%
Moses Moody ARK 16.8 45.0 38.5 80.3
JD Notae ARK 15.9 42.0 33.3 78.6
Jaden Shackelford ALA 13.5 37.8 35.1 67.2
John Petty ALA 13.4 46.4 35.6 70.4
Jahvon Quinerly ALA 12.8 47.4 32.4 69.4
Herbert Jones ALA 12.5 46.3 52.6 76.5
Desi Sills ARK 11.9 47.3 37.5 68.9
Justin Smith ARK 11.6 44.7 15.4 56.3
Jalen Tate ARK 10.4 52.9 36.7 66.7

STEALS

F.Name L.Name Team STLs SPG
Desi Sills ARK 21 1.6
Jordan Bruner ALA 20 1.5
Herbert Jones ALA 20 1.5
Moses Moody ARK 17 1.3
Davonte Davis ARK 13 1.2
JD Notae ARK 16 1.2
Justin Smith ARK 10 1.1
John Petty ALA 12 1.0
Joshua Primo ALA 13 1.0
Jalen Tate ARK 13 1.0
Jaden Shackelford ALA 10 0.8

BLOCKS

F.Name L.Name Team BLKs BPG
Connor Vanover ARK 24 1.8
Jordan Bruner ALA 15 1.2
Herbert Jones ALA 13 1.0
Jaylin Williams ARK 9 0.8
Justin Smith ARK 6 0.7
Alex Reese ALA 8 0.6
Moses Moody ARK 7 0.5
JD Notae ARK 6 0.5
Ethan Henderson ARK 2 0.3
John Petty ALA 3 0.3

REBOUNDS

F.Name DREBs REBs RPG
Justin Smith ARK 33 64 7.1
Connor Vanover ARK 66 84 6.5
Herbert Jones ALA 49 79 6.1
Moses Moody ARK 41 73 5.6
John Petty ALA 54 67 5.6
Jordan Bruner ALA 40 69 5.3
Jaylin Williams ARK 35 51 4.6
Jaden Shackelford ALA 43 58 4.5
Desi Sills ARK 37 52 4.0
Jalen Tate ARK 35 51 3.9

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Arkansas vs. Alabama Basketball Series History

Arkansas leads 35-28.

College Basketball Ratings

Source Arkansas Alabama
NCAA NET 21 24
Sagarin 20 21
ESPN BPI 22 31
Ken Pomeroy 35 21
Massey Composite 23 21

Arkansas Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Justin Smith F 6′-7″ 230 SR
1 JD Notae G 6′-1″ 195 JR
2 Vance Jackson F 6′-9″ 238 SR
3 Desi Sills G 6′-1″ 202 JR
4 Davonte Davis G 6′-3″ 180 FR
5 Moses Moody G 6′-6″ 205 FR
10 Jaylin Williams F 6′-10″ 245 FR
11 Jalen Tate G 6′-6″ 175 SR
12 Khalen Robinson G 6′-0″ 175 FR
13 Emeka Obukwelu F 6′-8″ 235 SR
14 Brandon Kimble F 6′-7″ 180 SR
22 Abayomi Iyiola F 6′-9″ 230 JR
23 Connor Vanover F 7′-3″ 247 SO
24 Ethan Henderson F 6′-8″ 210 JR
33 Bryson Morehead F 6′-8″ 160 FR

Alabama Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
1 Herbert Jones F 6′-8″ 210 SR
2 Jordan Bruner F 6′-10″ 225 SR
3 Alex Reese F 6′-9″ 230 SR
4 Juwan Gary F 6′-6″ 218 FR
5 Jaden Shackelford G 6′-3″ 200 SO
10 Delaney Heard G 6′-3″ 198
11 Joshua Primo G 6′-6″ 190 FR
12 Darius Miles F 6′-6″ 185 FR
13 Jahvon Quinerly G 6′-1″ 175 SO
14 Keon Ellis G 6′-6″ 170 JR
15 Tyler Barnes F 6′-8″ 201 SR
21 Britton Johnson G 6′-4″ 183 JR
22 Keon Ambrose-Hylton F 6′-8″ 210 FR
23 John Petty Jr. G 6′-5″ 184 SR
24 Jaden Quinerly G 6′-0″ 155 FR
25 Adam Cottrell G 6′-3″ 200 SO
30 Kendall Wall F 6′-5″ 192 SR
33 James Rojas F 6′-8″ 220 JR
34 Paul Stramaglia G 6′-0″ 180 FR
35 Alex Tchikou F 6′-11″ 225 FR

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Arkansas Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/25/2020 Miss Valley St 62 Arkansas 142
11/28/2020 North Texas 54 Arkansas 69
12/2/2020 UT Arlington 60 Arkansas 72
12/5/2020 Lipscomb 50 Arkansas 86
12/8/2020 Arkansas PPD Tulsa PPD
12/9/2020 Southern 44 Arkansas 79
12/12/2020 Cent Arkansas 75 Arkansas 100
12/20/2020 Oral Roberts 76 Arkansas 87
12/22/2020 Abil Christian 72 Arkansas 85
12/30/2020 Arkansas 97 Auburn 85
1/2/2021 Missouri 81 Arkansas 68
1/6/2021 Arkansas 74 Tennessee 79
1/9/2021 Georgia 69 Arkansas 99
1/13/2021 Arkansas 76 LSU 92
1/16/2021 Arkansas Alabama
1/20/2021 Auburn Arkansas
1/23/2021 Arkansas Vanderbilt
1/27/2021 Ole Miss Arkansas
1/30/2021 Arkansas Oklahoma State
2/2/2021 Mississippi St Arkansas
2/6/2021 Texas A&M Arkansas
2/9/2021 Arkansas Kentucky
2/13/2021 Arkansas Missouri
2/16/2021 Florida Arkansas
2/20/2021 Arkansas Texas A&M
2/24/2021 Alabama Arkansas
2/27/2021 LSU Arkansas
3/2/2021 Arkansas South Carolina

Alabama Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/25/2020 Jacksonville St 57 Alabama 81
11/30/2020 Stanford 82 Alabama 64
12/1/2020 UNLV 74 Alabama 86
12/2/2020 Providence 71 Alabama 88
12/12/2020 Clemson 64 Alabama 56
12/15/2020 Furman 80 Alabama 83
12/19/2020 Western Kentucky 73 Alabama 71
12/22/2020 ETSU 69 Alabama 85
12/29/2020 Ole Miss 64 Alabama 82
1/2/2021 Alabama 71 Tennessee 63
1/5/2021 Florida 71 Alabama 86
1/9/2021 Alabama 94 Auburn 90
1/12/2021 Alabama 85 Kentucky 65
1/16/2021 Arkansas Alabama
1/19/2021 Alabama LSU
1/23/2021 Mississippi St Alabama
1/26/2021 Kentucky Alabama
1/30/2021 Alabama Oklahoma
2/3/2021 LSU Alabama
2/6/2021 Alabama Missouri
2/9/2021 Alabama South Carolina
2/13/2021 Georgia Alabama
2/17/2021 Alabama Texas A&M
2/20/2021 Vanderbilt Alabama
2/24/2021 Alabama Arkansas
2/27/2021 Alabama Mississippi St
3/2/2021 Auburn Alabama

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Injuries and Suspensions

Arkansas

[F] 01/02/2021 – Justin Smith is OUT 3-6 weeks (Ankle)
[F] 01/11/2021 – Abayomi Iyiola is out indefinitely (Knee)
[G] 01/10/2021 – Khalen Robinson is out for season (Foot)

Alabama

[F] 01/13/2021 – Jordan Bruner is out indefinitely (Knee)
[G] 01/13/2021 – Herbert Jones is OUT (Hand)
[G] 01/12/2021 – Jahvon Quinerly is “?” (Medical)
[F] 10/21/2020 – Alex Tchikou is out for season (Achilles)

Source: statfox.com

Arkansas-Alabama Prediction

Alabama 77, Arkansas 72


Saturday‘s game tips off at 3:30 PM ET. TV: SEC NETWORK.

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