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2024 NCAA Tournament Final Four odds, picks: Alabama vs. UConn prediction, time, bets by expert on 85-59 run

The Connecticut Huskies continue their quest toward back-to-back national titles on Saturday when they face the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Final Four of the 2024 NCAA Tournament. The Huskies (35-3) have been dominant in their run toward becoming the first back-to-back NCAA champions since Florida in 2006-07. Their 17-point win over Northwestern in the second round represents their closest margin of victory in the 2024 NCAA Tournament, and they are coming off a 77-52 destruction of an Illinois team that had won 10 of its last 11 games. The Crimson Tide (25-11) have thrived behind an uptempo style. They overcame an early 13-point deficit to beat Clemson 89-82 in the Elite Eight and reach the Final Four for the first time in program history.

Tipoff is set for 8:49 p.m. ET from State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. The Huskies are 12-point favorites and the over/under for total points scored is 160.5 in the latest Alabama vs. UConn odds via SportsLine consensus. Before making any UConn vs. Alabama picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine expert Zack Cimini.

A Las Vegas handicapper who’s never afraid to buck conventional wisdom, Cimini enters the Final Four as SportsLine’s most profitable college basketball expert. He’s 85-59-2 on his last 146 college basketball picks, returning $1,970 for $100 players. Anyone following him has seen massive returns. 

Now, he has his sights on Alabama vs. UConn in the 2024 Final Four and just locked in his picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are several college basketball odds and trends for UConn vs. Alabama:

Alabama vs. UConn point spread: UConn -12Alabama vs. UConn over/under total: 160.5 pointsAlabama vs. UConn money line: Connecticut -750, Alabama +500BAMA: The Crimson Tide are 11-6 against the spread in non-conference games this season.UCONN: The Huskies have won…


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Author : CBS Sports Staff

Publish date : 2024-04-04 15:47:41

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