Cotton Bowl Betting
Alabama is a clear favorite in the Cotton Bowl against Michigan State. Do bettors think the Tide are giving up too many points to the Spartans?
According to oddsmakers at MyBookie.ag, Alabama is favored in tonight’s playoff semifinal, as the Tide are getting odds of -10 points against the Spartans. The over/under total for the game has been set at 45 points. These two meet tonight at 8PM ET on ESPN. The game is being played from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX.
When it comes to the public betting for this contest, the wagers are currently behind Michigan State in this playoff game. The Spartans are getting 66 percent of the wagers with odds of +10 points against Alabama tonight.
Michigan State is just 5-7-1 against the spread this season while Alabama is 7-6 ATS. However, Michigan State has covered the spread, and won, in both games this season when it was an underdog. The Spartans were getting 7 points when they beat Michigan, 27-23. MSU was also getting 14.5 points when it went on the road to beat Ohio State, 17-14. Bama has covered in four of its last five games, but the last four times the Tide haven’t covered, they were a double-digit favorite.