Friday's contest that pits the Alabama Crimson Tide (3-0) versus the Mercer Bears (1-2) at Coleman Coliseum should be a one-sided matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 93-59 in favor of Alabama, who is heavily favored by our model. Game time is at 8:00 PM ET on November 17.

According to our computer prediction, Alabama is projected to cover the point spread (29.5) versus Mercer. The two sides are projected to fall short of the 151.5 over/under.

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Mercer vs. Alabama Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: SEC Network+
  • Where: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Venue: Coleman Coliseum
  • Line: Alabama -29.5
  • Point Total: 151.5

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Mercer vs. Alabama Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Alabama 93, Mercer 59

Spread & Total Prediction for Mercer vs. Alabama

  • Pick ATS: Alabama (-29.5)
  • Pick OU: Under (151.5)

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Mercer Performance Insights

  • Mercer scored 68.7 points per game (255th-ranked in college basketball) last year, while surrendering 67.0 points per contest (82nd-ranked).
  • Last season the Bears grabbed 31.6 rebounds per game (187th-ranked in college basketball) and allowed 29.3 rebounds per contest (65th-ranked).
  • Mercer ranked 193rd in college basketball with 12.8 assists per game.
  • With 10.9 turnovers per game, the Bears were 84th in the country. They forced 11.3 turnovers per contest, which ranked 238th in college basketball.
  • The Bears made 5.9 threes per game (320th-ranked in college basketball) last year, while owning a 33.4% three-point percentage (221st-ranked).
  • Mercer ranked 46th in college basketball with 6.1 three-pointers allowed per game. Meanwhile, it ranked 120th with a 33.0% shooting percentage allowed from three-point land.
  • Last season Mercer took 68.9% two-pointers, accounting for 77% of the team's baskets. It shot 31.1% from three-point land (23% of the team's baskets).

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