Alabama vs. Tennessee Sharp Betting Pick (March 12): Pros Hitting Short SEC Spread

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Mar 12, 2020, 10:41 AM EDT

Following yesterday’s SEC Tournament First Round games, Florida and South Carolina now have their Thursday opponents set for today’s second round (Georgia and Arkansas, respectively).

As the No. 8 and 9 seeds, though, Tennessee and Alabama didn’t need to wait for any results yesterday to know they’d be going head-to-head this afternoon (1 p.m. ET).

Bettors, similarly, didn’t have to wait until last night to start making moves on this game. And they have been — including plenty of action from sharps on the small spread.


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Alabama vs. Tennessee Sharp Betting Pick

For a short period of time, that small spread was actually a non-existent spread, as these two teams were pegged at a pick’em. Prior to that, however, the early openers had Tennessee listed as a 1-point favorite.