Kentucky vs. Alabama Pick

College Football Week 5 Pick: Kentucky vs. Alabama 10/1/16

Can Kentucky hang with Alabama on Saturday night or will the Wildcats get blown out as a massive underdog?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Crimson Tide is a 35.5-point home favorite versus the Wildcats after opening as a 34.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number opened at 57.5 and that's where it currently sits.

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KENTUCKY: The Wildcats are just 2-10 against the spread in their last 12 games overall and are 1-6 against the number in their last seven games versus a team with a winning record. They're also 16-35 at the betting window in their last 51 conference games, are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 games following an ATS win, and are 7-22 ATS in their last 29 road games.

ALABAMA: The Crimson Tide has cashed in all four of its last four home games and is 8-3 against the spread in its last 11 games overall. Nick Saban's squad is also 14-6 against the number in its last 20 games played in October and is 4-0 ATS in its last four games after scoring more than 40 points in its previous contest.

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OUR PICK: The under is 4-1 in the Wildcats' last five road games and is 7-2-1 in their last 10 conference games as well. The under is also 6-2 in the Crimson Tide's last nine games in October, is 7-3 in its last 10 home games and is 7-0 in Alabama's last seven games after it allowed less than 170 yards passing in its previous game.

 

COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 5 PICK: KENTUCKY/ALABAMA UNDER 57.5

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