Arkansas vs. Alabama Prediction
Will Alabama roll past SEC foe Arkansas tonight when the conference rivals clash at 7:15PM ET?
THE ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Crimson Tide is a 31.5-point home favorites over the Razorbacks, who opened as 29.5-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 55 but has been bet down to 54.5 at the majority of sports books.
ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS BETTING TRENDS: The Razorbacks are 0-6-1 against the spread in their last seven games, are 1-5 against the number in their last six road games, and are winless at the betting window at 0-6 in their last six games versus an opponent with a winning record. They've also struggled to cover in conference games, going 1-4 ATS in their last five matchups with SEC opponents.
ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BETTING TRENDS: The Crimson Tide have covered the spread in eight of their last 10 conference games, are 17-8 against the number in their last 25 games played in October, and are 8-2 at the betting window in their last 10 games coming off an ATS loss in their previous game. That said, they're just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games. Public bettors are loading up on Alabama at the betting window.
WHO COVERS: This could be a bloodbath. Arkansas signal-caller Austin Allen is optimistic that he'll play this week after suffering a shoulder injury last week against South Carolina, but how effective will he be against a stout 'Bama defense? Speaking of which, the Tide is allowing just 73.3 rushing yards per game and have limited opponents to just two rushing scores through six games. The Razorbacks want to pound the ball on the ground, but good luck establishing a running game tonight. 'Bama rolls. Stay on top of line movements for this game here.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 7 PREDICTIONS: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE -31.5