Alabama Game Tonight: Alabama vs. Jacksonville State Line, Prediction, Odds, TV Channel & Live Stream for Basketball Game Dec. 18

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Alabama Basketball returns to its home court tonight. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks have the difficult task of going against a Crimson Tide team seeking to show the bad loss to Memphis was an aberration. Did the Memphis Tigers uncover fundamental weaknesses in Nate Oats team or did a flat Tide just fail to perform to its potential? Tuesday night may not provide an answer.

The teams have met 13 times, with the Alabama Crimson Tide dominating the contests, with 12 wins. They last played in 2015 and the Crimson Tide needed overtime to beat the Gamecocks.

 Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Jacksonville State Odds: Spread, Over/Under

According to WynnBET, the Alabama Crimson Tide is a 19-point favorite. The Over/Under is at 148.5 points.

Alabama vs. Jacksonville State Prediction Today

The Gamecocks are 5-5 on the season, but Jacksonville State has won four of its last six games. There is a significant talent gap between the teams. In order for the game to be competitive, the Crimson Tide will have to play down to the level of the Gamecocks.

Comparing the rankings of the two teams, Alabama is No. 21 in the NCAA NET rankings, while Jacksonville State is No. 190. Ken Pomeroy has the Crimson Tide at No. 13 and Jacksonville State at No. 149.

The prediction is Alabama Crimson Tide 85 – Jacksonville State 68

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What Channel is the Alabama Game On?

The 7:30 PM CST game can be seen on SEC Network. The game’s announcer will be Dave Neal with analyst Pat Bradley.

Chris Stewart, Bryan Passink and Roger Hoover will handle the radio broadcast on the Crimson Tide Sports Network and will be available on Sirius/XM, channels 132/192.

Alabama vs. Jacksonville State Live Stream

The broadcast of the game will be streamed on the ESPN App.

Complete Alabama Crimson Tide Game Notes are available here.

The Crimson Tide will not be playing Colorado State on Tuesday night in Birmingham. Due to a COVID issue, the Rams have canceled the game. A replacement team is being sought so a Tuesday night game can still take place. UPDATED: The Crimson Tide will play Davidson at 6:00 PM CST, Tuesday night in Birmingham.