Alabama vs. LSU Odds
Alabama is 7-1 overall and 4-1 in the SEC while LSU is 7-2 overall and 3-2 in conference play. The Crimson Tide are 2-1 on the road and 2-6 against the spread while the Tigers are 6-1 at home and 7-2 against the spread. Alabama has won three straight meetings with LSU.
Trends show that the road team is 13-5-1 against the spread in its last 19 meetings in this series and Alabama is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 trips to LSU. These two have went on to hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Alabama is favored on the road, as the Crimson Tide are getting odds of -6.5 points at LSU on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 46 points (View Matchup). The opening odds had Alabama favored by 6 points. The spread hit a peak of 7 before settling in at 6.5 points. The over/under total opened at 45.5 points and quickly bumped up to 46.
Alabama is coming off a 34-20 win at Tennessee two weeks ago. The Tide have won three straight entering this game and come into Saturday’s contest with the second-best defense in the country, allowing just 14 points per game. Offensively, Bama is posting 36.5 points and 508.9 yards per game. The team is led by Blake Sims, who has thrown for 2,034 yards and 15 touchdowns while rushing for 250 yards and five scores. T.J. Yeldon has rushed for 618 yards and five scores while Amari Cooper has caught 71 passes for 1,132 yards and nine touchdowns.
LSU is coming off a 10-7 win over Ole Miss two weeks ago, a win the Tigers really needed. LSU is allowing just 15.9 points per game this season, which ranks fourth nationally. On offense, the team is averaging 32.8 points and 414.3 yards per game this year. Anthony Jennings has thrown for 1,190 yards and eight touchdowns while Leonard Fournette has rushed for 657 yards and seven scores. Travin Dural has added 27 receptions for 676 yards and seven touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Alabama tight end Brian Vogler (knee) and linebacker Denzell Devall (ankle) are both questionable for the game. LSU has no new injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently behind Alabama, as the Crimson Tide are getting 63% of the wagers with odds of -6.5 points at LSU on Saturday night.