Colorado State vs. Alabama Pick
Is the over/under for the Colorado State and Alabama game set too high on Saturday night?
Who: Colorado State (2-1) vs. Alabama (2-0)
When: 7:00PM ET, Saturday, September 16
Where: Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, AL
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Crimson Tide is a 28.5-point favorite over the Rams after opening as a 27-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 54 but has been bet up to 54.5.
COLORADO STATE RAMS
The Rams have covered in eight of their last nine games versus a team with a winning record and are 5-1 against the spread in their last six road games. They're also 11-4 against the number in their last 15 games overall and are 11-5-1 at the betting window in their last 17 games in September.
ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE
The Crimson Tide has struggled to cover at home, failing to cover in four of their last five home games. That said, they're 7-1 at the betting window in their last eight games following an ATS loss and are 14-6 against the spread in their last 20 games versus a team with a winning record.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 6-0 in the Rams' last six games in September, is 4-1 in their last five games coming off a failed cover, and is 6-2 in their last eight non-conference games. On the other side, the under has cashed in eight of the Crimson Tide's last 10 home games, is 4-1 in their last five games in September and is 6-1 in their last seven non-conference games.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 3 PICK: COLORADO STATE/ALABAMA UNDER 54.5