Ole Miss vs. Alabama Prediction

Ole Miss vs. Alabama, 10/2/2021 College Football Week 5 Betting Predictions

No. 12 Ole Miss will try to pull off a huge upset on Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, where the Rebels will take on No. 1 Alabama at 3:30 p.m. ET. Will the Rebels at least cover as a double digit road underdog?

Game Snapshot

171 Ole Miss Rebels (+15) at 172 Alabama Crimson Tide (-15); o/u 79.5

3:30 p.m. ET, Saturday, October 2, 20201

Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, AL


Ole Miss Rebels Game Notes

After scoring seven touchdowns last night against Tulane, Ole Miss redshirt junior QB Matt Corral is the new Heisman Trophy betting favorite per BetMGM. Corral (6'1/205) currently has the best odds at +210 with Alabama redshirt freshman QB Bryce Young just behind him at +250. It's really no surprise for the Ole Miss QB, who has put up monster numbers with 997 yards passing and nine touchdowns along with 158 yards rushing and five more touchdowns. This upcoming Saturday features a matchup of the top two odds on favorites for the Heisman Trophy when Ole Miss heads to Alabama on Saturday.

Alabama Crimson Tide Game Notes

When speaking about Alabama redshirt freshman QB Bryce Young, Jordan Rodgers sees his brother in him. The SEC Network analyst had some high praise for Young (6'/194). After practice on Thursday, Rodgers asked the young signal-caller who he modeled his game after. Young answered with Jordan's brother Aaron Rodgers. Jordan was not surprised, and said that the players "look identical." Very high praise from the SEC Network analyst. Young will lead Alabama against Ole Miss on Saturday.

Ole Miss vs. Alabama Week 5 Betting Prediction

The underdog has cashed in five of the last seven meetings between these two teams, while Ole Miss is 6-2 at the betting window in its last eight games at Alabama. The Rebels are also 6-0-1 against the spread in their last seven games when facing an opponent with a winning record and are 4-0 against the number in their last four road games versus an opponent with a winning home record. Alabama, meanwhile, is 1-4 against the spread in its last five games versus a team with a winning record and is 3-7 at the betting window in its last 10 home games versus an opponent with a winning road record.

College Football Week 5 Prediction: OLE MISS REBELS +15


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