|ESPN College Football Game of the Week Odds: Ole Miss vs. Alabama|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 26 September 2013 10:00|
Ole Miss vs. Alabama Odds
Alabama is 3-0 on the season, 1-0 at home and 1-2 against the spread. Ole Miss is 3-0 overall, 2-0 on the road and 2-1 against the spread. Alabama has won nine straight over Ole Miss.
Trends show that Ole Miss is 6-2 against the spread in its last 8 meetings with the Crimson Tide and 4-0 ATS in their lasts 4 trips to Alabama. The two teams have hit the under in 5 of their last 6 meetings in Alabama.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Alabama is the favorite at home, as the Crimson Tide have odds of -15 points against Ole Miss on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 55.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Alabama favored by 16.5 points. The spread hit a peak of 17 before falling back to a low of 14.5 points. Bama is now a 15-point favorite. The over/under total opened at 56.5 and climbed to 57 points before falling back to 55.5.
Alabama is off to a 3-0 start thanks to a 31-6 win over Colorado State last week. Alabama has been moving right along from last season, holding opponents to 19.3 points per game while compiling 38.3 points per contest on offense. Quarterback A.J. McCarron has thrown for 702 yards and six touchdowns while running back T.J. Yeldon has rushed for 273 yards and two scores through three games.
Ole Miss is 3-0 following a 44-23 win at Texas two weeks ago. The Rebels have posted 38 points per game on offense while the defense is allowing 23.7 points per game. The offense has been steady, averaging over 240 yards in the air and on the ground. Quarterback Bo Wallace has thrown for 648 yards and four touchdowns on the season while running back Jeff Scott has gone for 330 yards and two touchdowns on 35 carries.
In terms of Injuries, Alabama defensive lineman Wilson Love (concussion) and receiver Kevin Norwood (leg) are both questionable for the game while Ole Miss defensive back Charles Sawyer (disciplinary) and tight end Christian Morgan (knee) are both questionable as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Alabama, as the Crimson Tide are getting 52% of the wagers with odds of -15 points against Ole Miss on Saturday.