Alabama vs. Arkansas Pick
Will Saturday night's SEC matchup between Alabama and Arkansas at 7:00PM ET be a defensive struggle?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Crimson Tide is now a 14-point road favorite versus the Razorbacks after Arkansas opened as a 13.5-point home dog. As for the total, the number currently sits at 49 points after it was bet down from the opening number of 50.5.
The Crimson Tide is coming off a 34-6 win over Kentucky but failed to cover as a 37-point home favorite. Overall, Alabama is 5-0 straight up and 3-2 against the spread, with the team's non-covers coming as a 10-point road favorite versus Ole Miss in Week 3 and last week as a sizable favorite versus the Wildcats. Saturday night will be Alabama's only second road game of the season.
The Razorbacks beat Alcorn State 52-10 but failed to cover as a 50.5-point home favorite last Saturday. It was the second straight week in which Arkansas failed to cover the spread, as the Hogs also lost 45-24 versus Texas A&M as a 7-point underdog two Saturdays ago. On the year, the Razorbacks are 4-1 straight up but just 2-3 against the spread.
OUR PICK: The under has cashed in four of Alabama's last five games played in October and in five of the Crimson Tide's last seven conference games. The under is also 4-1 in the Razorbacks' last five home games, is 9-4 in their last 13 conference games, and is 4-1 in their last five contests after scoring more than 40 points in their previous game.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 6 PICK: ALABAMA/ARKANSAS UNDER 49