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Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Ole Miss Rebels College Football Betting Picks

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Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Ole Miss Rebels

Nick Saban’s unit entered the college football betting season with high praise and have still maintained their No. 1 ranking. However, this weekend they’re going up against one of Saban’s most disliked programs, the Ole Miss Rebels. Even though Alabama is 8-2 against the Rebels in their last 10 matchups, Ole Miss is always poised to deliver an upset. Let’s check what legal betting sites have to say about this Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Ole Miss Rebels matchup in order to see what chances Ole Miss has at home against the No. 1 team in the nation.

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Ole Miss Rebels – Saturday, August 16th             

When: 7:00 pm ET

Where: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, University, Mississippi

TV: ESPN

Stream: Watch ESPN

College Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Alabama -21 (-110) 71 (-110)   -1450
Ole Miss +21 (-110) 71 (-110) +950
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Alabama Crimson Tide      

Unsurprisingly, the Tide is 2-0 thus far into the season. However, this weekend’s matchup marks the first time this season that Bama will face an SEC opponent. No doubt the program is looking to get a leg up in the divisional race in the West and by the looks of it, the college football betting odds are predicting that they’ll do just that. Looking over the numbers, it’s clear we can anticipate an Alabama triumph this weekend. Although Ole Miss is pretty even with Bama offensively, with both teams putting up over 500 total yards on offense in each game, the Crimson Tide’s defense is vastly superior. Right now Alabama is giving up a slim 329per game. On the other hand, Ole Miss is allotting a whopping 557 per outing. With that in mind, it’s clear a 3-0 start is in the Alabama’s future.

Players to Watch: Tua Tagovailoa (455 passing yards, 6 TD, 0 INT), Najee Harris (165 rushing yards, 2 TD, 7.9 AVG), and DeVonta Smith (176 receiving yards, 1 TD, 7 REC).  

Ole Miss Rebels

The Rebels haven’t had much luck against Alabama lately and they won’t be having much this Saturday. So far Ole Miss has been beating up their competition handily. In Week 1 they defeated Texas Tech 47-27. Afterwards, the Rebels delivered a lopsided 76-41 finish over Southern Illinois. Unfortunately for the Rebels, neither of those teams was nationally ranked. Going from facing unranked competition to facing the No. 1 team in the nation isn’t a jump anyone would want to make. And all things considered, it’s likely to end in disappointment for Ole Miss.

Players to Watch: Jordan Ta’amu (784 passing yards, 7 TD, 0 INT), Scottie Phillips (311 rushing yards, 4 TD, 10.0 AVG), and AJ Brown (251 receiving yards, 3 TD, 15 REC).

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Ole Miss Rebels Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 8 of Alabama’s last 12 games on the road
  • Alabama is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Mississippi
  • Alabama is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Mississippi
  • Mississippi is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Alabama
  • Mississippi is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Mississippi is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Ole Miss Rebels Betting Picks

So which way should mobile betting players lean in this Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Ole Miss Rebels matchup? No doubt about it, Alabama is the only sensible bet here. Taking them straight up doesn’t offer much value. With that in mind, you’re better off sticking to the spread and TOTALs lines here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 56-21 Alabama.

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