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Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Arkansas Razorbacks College Football Betting Picks

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Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Arkansas Razorbacks

Six weeks into the 2018 college football betting season and Alabama has yet to budge from their No. 1 national ranking. Although they haven’t faced the toughest opposition in the nation, the Crimson Tide has still been steamrolling their opposition. And judging by their fierce momentum, the Tide is likely to deliver another lopsided finish in this weekend’s Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Arkansas Razorbacks matchup. Just how big of a blowout are the sportsbook odds predicting?

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Arkansas Razorbacks – Saturday, October 6th

When: 12:00 pm ET

Where: Razorback Stadium, Fayetteville, Arkansas

TV: ESPN

Stream: Watch ESPN

College Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Alabama -35.5 (-110)   -20000
Arkansas +35.5 (-110) +7500
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Alabama Crimson Tide 

As previously alluded to, the Crimson Tide charge into this weekend’s matchup sporting a flawless 5-0 record. So far this season, Texas A&M is the only nationally ranked opponent Bama has faced. Considering that Alabama whopped the Aggies 45-23, we don’t need to cover just how bad the Tide pummeled the rest of their competition. Nick Saban’s foreboding defense picked up right where they left off last season, giving up a slim 13.0 points per game. That gives Bama the 5th best defense in the nation. And while that might not be surprising, the fact that they wield the best scoring offense in the country certainly is. A Nick Saban team is automatically assumed to have a tough defense. However, with an offense as explosive as this one, there might not be a single team in the nation that can topple this program.

Players to Watch: Tua Tagovailoa (1,161 passing yards, 14 TD, 0 INT), Najee Harris (319 rushing yards, 4 TD, 6.5 AVG), and Jerry Jeudy (423 receiving yards, 6 TD, 19 REC).

Arkansas Razorbacks

The Razorbacks charge into this weekend’s action sporting a weak 1-4 record. So far this season, The Razorbacks have faced one nationally ranked opponent. That happened to be No. 9 Auburn two weekends ago. Since that matchup ended in a 34-3 blowout, we can expect Bama to have an even more dominant outing this weekend. Naturally, the college football betting odds aren’t giving Arkansas much of a shot this weekend. NCAA bettors shouldn’t either, considering how poorly they size up against Bama. Right now Alabama is scoring 54.2 while giving up 13.0. For comparison, the Razorbacks are barely scoring 23.8 while giving up a significant 31.2 per matchup. With those figure in mind, it’s clear another blowout loss is in store for Arkansas.

Players to Watch: Ty Storey (631 passing yards, 4 TD, 4 INT), Devwah Whaley (231 rushing yards, 2 TD, 4.4 AVG), and La’Michael Pettway (183 receiving yards, 3 TD, 12 REC).

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of Alabama’s last 6 games
  • Alabama is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Arkansas
  • Alabama is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Arkansas
  • Arkansas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Alabama
  • Arkansas is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 games at home
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Arkansas’s last 6 games when playing at home against Alabama
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Picks

So which side should online phone betting fans take in Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Arkansas Razorbacks matchup? All things considered, Bama is the only way to bet here. Obviously the money line isn’t offering much value so you’d be better off sticking to the spread or TOTALs. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 56-17 Alabama.

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