The Alabama Crimson Tide will make their first-ever Final Four appearance, facing the defending champions Connecticut Huskies, who have been dominant in the tournament. Despite being a No. 4 seed, Alabama is not the lowest-seeded team, as NC State, a Cinderella team as a No. 11 seed, is also in the mix.

By the Numbers
  • UConn has won their tournament games by an average of 27.5 points per game.
  • NC State is on a 10-game tournament winning streak.
  • Alabama's unique three-point abilities make them a contender at +1300 odds.
Yes, But

The Huskies and the Cinderella NC State pose tough challenges to Alabama and Purdue respectively, making the Final Four games unpredictable.

State of Play
  • Alabama faces a formidable task against UConn, known for their balanced play.
  • NC State's unexpected Final Four run has captured attention, led by DJ Burns.
What's Next

The winner of the Alabama vs. UConn game could have the edge in capturing the championship, with a focus on the unpredictable nature of March Madness.

Bottom Line

UConn's dominance and NC State's Cinderella story present challenges, but Alabama's unique strengths provide value in the tournament, making them a team to watch as they face off against the defending champions.