LSU vs. Alabama Prediction

LSU vs. Alabama, 11/6/2021 College Football Predictions

It’s LSU-Alabama week in Tuscaloosa, as the Crimson Tide will host the Tigers at 7:00 p.m. ET on Saturday night. The Tide are 28.5-point home favorites but the Tigers just pulled off a huge upset against Florida three weeks ago in Baton Rouge. Will LSU at least hang?

Game Snapshot

415 LSU Tigers (+28.5) at 416 Alabama Crimson Tide (-28.5); o/u 67

7:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, November 6, 20201

Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, AL

TV: ESPN

LSU Tigers Game Notes

LSU redshirt junior QB Myles Brennan has entered the transfer portal, according to a report from The Athletic. Brennan (6'4/207) lost his first quarterback competition to graduate transfer Joe Burrow and was neck-and-neck with the likes of Max Johnson and Garrett Nussmeier at the beginning of the 2021 season. He was removed from the battle, though, by a broken arm he sustained in the offseason. It's clear Brennan believes he has a better opportunity beyond Baton Rouge, as he's now entered the transfer portal according to Brody Miller of The Athletic. Over four years at LSU, Brennan completed 60.2% of his passes for 1,712 yards with 13 touchdowns and six interceptions.

Alabama Crimson Tide Game Notes

Alabama junior WR John Metchie has outdone his peers at the position in yards after catch for some time. Metchie (6'0/195) has undoubtedly had a successful 2021 season with the Crimson Tide, reeling in 52 receptions for 601 yards with five touchdowns so far this season. He's been playing at a high level in several statistical categories as well, including yards after the catch. According to Pro Football Focus, Metchie 760 total yards gained after the catch since 2020 -- more than any other active wideout in college football.

LSU vs. Alabama Week 10 Betting Prediction

The Tigers are just 2-6 against the spread in their last eight games versus the Crimson Tide, while ‘Bama is 11-2 against the number in its last 13 games as a home favorite. The Tide is also 4-1 against the spread in its last five games overall, is 10-3 against the number in its last 13 conference games and is 16-5 at the betting window in its last 21 games after accumulating more than 280 yards passing in its previous contest.

College Football Week 10 Prediction: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE -28.5

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