LSU vs. Alabama – Women’s College Basketball Game Preview – Jan. 23, 2023

The Alabama Crimson Tide (15-4, SEC 4-2) are on a three-game winning streak in a home game against the LSU Lady Tigers (19-0, SEC 7-0), winners of 19 consecutive games. Contest begins Monday, January 23, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET. Hannah Barber led Alabama to a 61-46 win over Texas A&M on Thursday, scoring 14 points in the matchup. Angel Reese helped lead LSU to a 79-76 win over Arkansas on Thursday while 30 points in the game. Watch live games for more than 25 women’s collegiate basketball conferences this season on ESPN+ and explore the Division 1 top 25 ranking here.

Alabama team stats

Alabama goes into the matchup with 72.8 points per game, 20.9 more than LSU’s 51.9 per contest allows. The Crimson Tide are 15-4 in games where they scored 52+ points. This season, the Crimson Tide have recorded a higher percentage of shots than their opponents, shooting 45.3 percent from the field while limiting the competition to 37.4 percent. If Alabama shoots better than the season average, the Crimson Tide will be 6-0 this year.

LSU team stats

LSU enters the meeting averaging 88.2 points per game, 32.7 more than the 55.5 that Alabama allows per contest. The Lady Tigers are 19-0 in games where they score over 56 points. The Lady Tigers dish out 16.1 assists while turning the basketball 14.4 times per ball game. LSU has an 11-0 record when it has an assist-to-turnover ratio better than the season’s mark of 1.12.

Alabama players to watch

Brittany Davis leads Alabama in both scoring and rebounding with 17.6 points and 6.5 boards per game. Megan Abrams is averaging 8.6 points for the Crimson Tide and Aaliyah Nye is averaging 8.1 points per game.Player stats reflect 19 out of 19 games this season.

LSU players to watch

Reese leads LSU in both scoring and rebounding with 24.2 points and 15.5 boards per game. Flau’jae Johnson also contributes with 14.2 points and 6.3 rebounds for the Lady Tigers, and Alexis Morris averages 12.4 points, 4.6 assists and 1.5 steals per game. Jasmine Carson has proven to be the best bet for LSU from across the arc. She leads the team with threes per game and knocks down two threes per fight (37 percent of her attempts).Player stats reflect 19 out of 19 games this season.Powered by Data Skrive

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