Alabama vs. Tennessee Odds
Alabama is 6-1 on the season and 3-1 in the SEC while Tennessee is 3-4 overall and 0-3 in conference play. The Crimson Tide are also 1-1 on the road and 2-5 against the spread while the Volunteers are 3-1 at home and 3-4 against the spread. Alabama has won seven straight meetings with Tennessee.
Trends show that Alabama is 2-8-1 against the spread in its last 11 games and 0-4 ATS in its last 4 road games while Tennessee is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games after scoring less than 20 points in its previous game.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Alabama is the favorite on the road, as the Crimson Tide are getting odds of -17.5 points against Tennessee. The over/under total for the game has been set at 46.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Alabama favored by 14.5 points. The spread has slowly increased up to 17.5. The over/under total opened at 47.5 points and quickly dropped down to 46.5.
Alabama is coming off its top performance of the season, beating Texas A&M 59-0 at home. The Crimson Tide are now averaging 36.9 points per game on offense while giving up 13.1 points per game defensively. Blake Sims has thrown for 1,748 yards and 13 touchdowns while rushing for 208 yards and four scores. T.J. Yeldon has added 566 rushing yards while Amari Cooper has caught 62 passes for 908 yards and seven touchdowns.
The Volunteers are coming off a 34-3 loss at Ole Miss last week and they have lost four of their last five games, three of which are to ranked opponents. Tennessee is averaging just 24.4 points per game on offense, while the defense is giving up only 21.3 points per contest. Justin Worley has thrown for 1,579 yards and 12 touchdowns this year, but also has 8 interceptions. Jalen Hurd has added 414 rushing yards with two scores.
In terms of Injuries, Tennessee receiver Josh Smith (ankle) and running back Devrin Young (ribs) are questionable. Alabama offensive lineman Austin Shepherd (knee) is questionable while tight end Kurt Freitag (toe) is out.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Alabama, as the Crimson Tide are getting 83% of the wagers with odds of -17.5 points against Tennessee on Saturday.