Alabama vs. Tennessee Pick
Will Saturday's matchup between Alabama and Tennessee wind up being a defensive struggle at 3:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Crimson Tide is now a 13-point road favorite versus the Volunteers after opening as an 11.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number opened at 58 and has been bet down to 57.5.
Alabama is now 6-0 on the year after beating Arkansas 40-30 as a 14.5-point road favorite last Saturday night in Fayetteville. The Crimson Tide has now covered in two of its last three games and is 4-2 against the spread on the season. Jalen Hurts attempted just 17 passes versus Arkansas but threw for 253 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. Damien Harris also rushed 13 times for 122 yards in the victory.
The Volunteers' magic finally ran out last week as they were beaten 45-38 by Texas A&M in overtime. They did cover as a 7.5-point underdog and are 3-2 against the spread on the season. Quarterback Joshua Dobbs completed 28-of-47 passes for 398 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions in the loss, while Alvin Kamara rushed 18 times for 127 yards with two touchdowns.
OUR PICK: The under is 7-3 in the Crimson Tide's last 10 games in October and is 14-5 in its last 19 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in its previous game. The last time these two teams met was last season in Tuscaloosa and the two teams combined to score just 32 points when the total was sitting at 48.5. Expect the same sort of defensive struggle to play out on Saturday night in Knoxville.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 7 PICK: ALABAMA/TENNESSEE UNDER 57.5