SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Alabama at Arkansas

Arkansas-Alabama game preview

The Alabama Crimson Tide entertains the Arkansas Razorbacks on Wednesday in Fayetteville in a much anticipated SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game, including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information, and a final score prediction.

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Venue

Arkansas

Arena Name: Bud Walton Arena

Capacity: 19,200

Year Opened: 1993

Bud Walton Arena

Team Statistical Comparison

Stat
Scoring Offense
Scoring Defense
Scoring Margin
Winning %
Field Goal %
Free Throw %
Three Point %
FT Made P/G
Three Pointers P/G
FT Attempts P/G
3-Point Attempts P/G
FG % Defense
3-Point % Defense
Fouls Per Game
Rebound Margin
Rebounds (Off.) P/G
Rebounds (Def) P/G
Rebounds Per Game
Assist/Turnover Ratio
TOs Forced P/G
Effective FG pct
Alabama
83.2
71.7
11.5
84.6
44.0
71.2
34.3
18.1
10.1
25.4
29.4
38.8
29.8
19.5
10.5
14.3
32.8
47.1
0.9
12.4
0.520
Arkansas
77.7
61.8
15.9
84.6
48.5
71.6
30.0
15.9
4.8
22.2
16.2
41.0
28.4
17.2
4.2
9.3
26.3
35.6
1.1
18.1
0.526

Players and Stats

Alabama

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Brandon Miller 24 FR F 6-9 200 19.2 Pts, 8.8 Reb, 2.1 Ast
Mark Sears 1 JR G 6-1 185 14.5 Pts, 3.6 Reb, 2.8 Ast
Noah Clowney 15 FR F 6-10 210 9.8 Pts, 8.8 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Jaden Bradley 0 FR G 6-3 185 8.7 Pts, 3.0 Reb, 3.8 Ast
Noah Gurley 4 SR F 6-8 210 6.2 Pts, 3.9 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Charles Bediako 14 SO C 7-0 225 5.6 Pts, 6.4 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Rylan Griffen 3 FR G 6-5 180 5.6 Pts, 2.8 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Nimari Burnett 25 SO G 6-4 195 7.9 Pts, 2.3 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Jahvon Quinerly 5 SR G 6-1 175 6.1 Pts, 1.9 Reb, 3.8 Ast
Nick Pringle 23 JR F 6-9 2.5 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Darius Miles 2 JR F 6-6 185 1.5 Pts, 1.5 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Delaney Heard 12 JR G 6-3 198 1.0 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Adam Cottrell 30 SR G 6-3 200 0.5 Pts, 0.3 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Jaden Quinerly 34 JR G 6-0 155 0.5 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Max Scharnowski 31 JR F 6-6 205 0.0 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Dominick Welch 10 SR G 6-5 200 0.0 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Nick Pringle 23 JR F 6-9
Kai Spears 32 FR G 6-2

Arkansas

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Ricky Council 1 JR G 6-6 205 17.9 Pts, 3.0 Reb, 2.5 Ast
Anthony Black 0 FR G 6-7 198 12.2 Pts, 5.2 Reb, 3.7 Ast
Trevon Brazile 2 SO F 6-9 215 11.8 Pts, 6.0 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Jordan Walsh 13 FR F 6-7 205 8.0 Pts, 3.3 Reb, 1.2 Ast
Davonte Davis 4 JR G 6-3 180 8.2 Pts, 3.7 Reb, 2.4 Ast
Makhi Mitchell 15 SR F 6-9 230 7.5 Pts, 5.5 Reb, 1.4 Ast
Nick Smith 3 FR G 6-5 185 12.8 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 1.8 Ast
Jalen Graham 11 SR F 6-9 220 5.4 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Kamani Johnson 20 SR F 6-7 215 2.9 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Makhel Mitchell 22 SR F 6-10 245 3.3 Pts, 2.3 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Joseph Pinion 5 FR G 6-5 190 2.1 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Derrian Ford 23 FR G 6-3 205 1.0 Pts, 0.9 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Cade Arbogast 21 JR G 6-3 170 0.5 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Barry Dunning 12 FR G 6-6 195 0.1 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Lawson Blake 45 SO F 6-10 225 0.0 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 0.0 A

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Alabama Arkansas
ESPN BPI 6 12
Sagarin 6 14
Massey Composite 8 11

Alabama vs. Arkansas Basketball Series History

Arkansas leads 36-30

Alabama Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Jaden Bradley G 6′-3″ 185 FR Rochester, NY
1 Mark Sears G 6′-1″ 185 JR Muscle Shoals, AL
2 Darius Miles F 6′-6″ 185 JR Washington, DC
3 Rylan Griffen G 6′-5″ 180 FR Dallas, TX
4 Noah Gurley F 6′-8″ 215 SR Fayetteville, GA
5 Jahvon Quinerly G 6′-1″ 175 SR Hackensack, NJ
10 Dominick Welch G 6′-5″ 205 SR Buffalo, NY
12 Delaney Heard G 6′-3″ 198 JR Canton, GA
14 Charles Bediako C 7′-0″ 225 SO Brampton, ON
15 Noah Clowney F 6′-10″ 210 FR Roebuck, SC
23 Nick Pringle F 6′-9″ 220 JR Seabrook, SC
24 Brandon Miller F 6′-9″ 200 FR Antioch, TN
25 Nimari Burnett G 6′-4″ 190 SO Chicago, IL
30 Adam Cottrell G 6′-3″ 200 SR Flowery Branch, GA
31 Max Scharnowski F 6′-6″ 205 JR Elgin, IL
32 Kai Spears G 6′-2″ 160 FR Pittsburgh, PA
34 Jaden Quinerly G 6′-0″ 155 JR Hackensack, NJ

Arkansas Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Anthony Black G 6′-7″ 198 FR Duncanville, TX
1 Ricky Council IV G 6′-6″ 205 JR Durham, NC
2 Trevon Brazile F 6′-10″ 212 SO Springfield, MO
3 Nick Smith Jr. G 6′-5″ 185 FR Jacksonville, AR
4 Davonte Davis G 6′-4″ 185 JR Jacksonville, AR
5 Joseph Pinion G 6′-5″ 190 FR Morrilton, AR
11 Jalen Graham F 6′-9″ 225 SR Phoenix, AZ
12 Barry Dunning Jr. G 6′-6″ 195 FR Mobile, AL
13 Jordan Walsh G 6′-7″ 205 FR Desoto, TX
15 Makhi Mitchell F 6′-9″ 230 SR Washington, DC
20 Kamani Johnson F 6′-7″ 230 SR Brooklyn, NY
21 Cade Arbogast G 6′-3″ 180 JR Concord, CA
22 Makhel Mitchell F 6′-10″ 240 SR Washington, DC
23 Derrian Ford G 6′-3″ 205 FR Magnolia, AR
45 Lawson Blake F 6′-10″ 225 SO Fayetteville, AR

Alabama Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Longwood 54 Alabama 75
11/11/2022 Liberty 59 Alabama 95
11/15/2022 Alabama 65 South Alabama 55
11/18/2022 J’Ville St 62 Alabama 104
11/24/2022 Alabama 81 Michigan St 70
11/25/2022 UConn 82 Alabama 67
12/3/2022 S Dakota St 65 Alabama 78
12/10/2022 Alabama 71 Houston 65
12/13/2022 Memphis 88 Alabama 91
12/17/2022 Alabama 90 Gonzaga 100
12/20/2022 Jackson St 64 Alabama 84
12/28/2022 Alabama 78 Mississippi State 67
1/3/2023 Ole Miss 62 Alabama 84
1/7/2023 Kentucky 52 Alabama 78
1/11/2023 Alabama Arkansas
1/14/2023 LSU Alabama
1/17/2023 Alabama Vanderbilt
1/21/2023 Alabama Missouri
1/25/2023 Mississippi State Alabama
1/28/2023 Alabama Oklahoma
1/31/2023 Vanderbilt Alabama
2/4/2023 Alabama LSU
2/8/2023 Florida Alabama
2/11/2023 Alabama Auburn
2/15/2023 Alabama Tennessee
2/18/2023 Georgia Alabama
2/22/2023 Alabama South Carolina
2/25/2023 Arkansas Alabama
3/1/2023 Auburn Alabama
3/4/2023 Alabama Texas A&M
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Arkansas Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 N Dakota St 58 Arkansas 76
11/11/2022 Fordham 48 Arkansas 74
11/16/2022 S Dakota St 56 Arkansas 71
11/21/2022 Louisville 54 Arkansas 80
11/22/2022 Creighton 90 Arkansas 87
11/23/2022 Arkansas 78 San Diego St 74
11/28/2022 Troy 61 Arkansas 74
12/3/2022 San José St 59 Arkansas 99
12/6/2022 UNC Greensboro 58 Arkansas 65
12/10/2022 Oklahoma 78 Arkansas 88
12/17/2022 Bradley 57 Arkansas 76
12/21/2022 UNC Asheville 51 Arkansas 85
12/28/2022 Arkansas 57 LSU 60
1/4/2023 Missouri 68 Arkansas 74
1/7/2023 Arkansas 59 Auburn 72
1/11/2023 Alabama Arkansas
1/14/2023 Arkansas Vanderbilt
1/18/2023 Arkansas Missouri
1/21/2023 Ole Miss Arkansas
1/24/2023 LSU Arkansas
1/28/2023 Arkansas Baylor
1/31/2023 Texas A&M Arkansas
2/4/2023 Arkansas South Carolina
2/7/2023 Arkansas Kentucky
2/11/2023 Mississippi State Arkansas
2/15/2023 Arkansas Texas A&M
2/18/2023 Florida Arkansas
2/21/2023 Georgia Arkansas
2/25/2023 Arkansas Alabama
2/28/2023 Arkansas Tennessee
3/4/2023 Kentucky Arkansas
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Injuries and Suspensions

Alabama

[G] Nimari Burnett (Wrist) – Out

Arkansas

G] Nick Smith Jr. (Knee) – Out
[F] Trevon Brazile (Knee) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Alabama-Arkansas Prediction

Arkansas 85, Alabama 82

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Wednesday‘s game tips off at 7:00 PM ET ET. TV: SEC Network+.

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