Mississippi St. vs. Alabama Odds
Alabama is 8-1 on the season and 5-1 in the SEC while Mississippi State is 9-0 overall and 5-0 in conference play. The Tide is 5-0 at home and 3-6 against the spread while the Bulldogs are 3-0 on the road and 5-4 against the spread. Alabama has won six straight over Mississippi State.
Trends show that the home team has covered the spread in the last four meetings between these two and they have went under the point total in 12 of their last 15 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Alabama is favored at home, as the Crimson Tide are getting odds of -8.5 points against Mississippi State. The over/under total for the game has been set at 52 points (View Matchup). The opening odds had Alabama favored by 6.5 points. The spread then slowly climbed to its peak of Alabama -8.5. The over/under total opened at 52 points and it fell to 51.5 for a brief time.
Alabama is coming off a 20-13 OT win at LSU last week. The Tide have won four straight since a 23-17 loss at Ole Miss. The Tide are allowing just 13.9 points per game on the year, which ranks second nationally. The offense is posting 34.7 points per game on the year, which ranks 34th in the country. Quarterback Blake Sims has thrown for 2,243 yards and 17 touchdowns to lead the offense while T.J. Yeldon has rushed for 686 yards and five scores. Amari Cooper has added 79 receptions for 1,215 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Mississippi State is coming off a 45-16 win over UT-Martin last week. The Bulldogs are averaging 39.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks 12th nationally. The defense is allowing just 19.7 points per game, which ranks 16th. The team is led by quarterback Dak Prescott, who has thrown for 2,231 yards and 18 touchdowns while rushing for 779 yards and 11 scores. Josh Robinson has added 984 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Alabama offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor (concussion) is questionable for the game. Mississippi State has no new injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently behind Mississippi State, as the Bulldogs are getting 65% of the wagers with odds of +8.5 points at Alabama on Saturday.