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Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide College Football Picks

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Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide

The 2018 college football betting season continues this Saturday with an enticing Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide matchup. The Bulldogs come in ranked 18th in the nation and Alabama comes in as No. 1. However, despite the fact that both of these opponents are nationally ranked, the legal betting odds are predicting a one-sided matchup. Take a look.

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide – Sat., Nov. 10th         

When: 3:30 pm ET

Where: Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

TV: CBS

Stream: CBS Sports

College Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Mississippi State +26 (-110)   +2000
Alabama -26 (-110) -4000
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Mississippi State Bulldogs       

The Bulldogs come into this matchup with a 6-3 record that ranks them 5th overall in the SEC. With a 4-1 record in their last 5, it’s safe to say that the Bulldogs are building momentum. However, with a 2-3 record in conference play so far this season, it’s looking like they’re already in too big of a hole in the SEC. Furthermore, with an 0-10 record in their last 10 matchups against Mississippi State, it’s clear that no one is picking them to win this weekend’s contest.

Players to Watch: Nick Fitzgerald (1,252 passing yards, 10 TD, 7 INT), Kylin Hill (536 rushing yards, 3 TD, 6.6 AVG), and Osirus Mitchell (347 receiving yards, 3 TD, 20 REC).

Alabama Crimson Tide   

The Crimson Tide rush into this weekend’s SEC contest sporting a 9-0 record that ranks them as the best team in the SEC West. Naturally, Alabama is undefeated in SEC play this season and has no plans to lose their first conference matchup against Mississippi State. Looking over the numbers, it’s clear that Bama has a decisive advantage. Although both sides match up pretty well on defense, with the Bulldogs giving up 12.3 per game and Alabama allotting 14.1 to their opponents per outing. However, the Tide’s offense is averaging a whopping 51.3 per game while Mississippi State is struggling to put up 29.1. If these numbers pan out come Saturday, then the Bulldogs will surely find themselves on the losing end of a blowout.

Players to Watch: Tua Tagovailoa (2,361 passing yards, 27 TD, 1 INT), Najee Harris (572 rushing yards, 4 TD, 6.8 AVG), and Jerry Jeudy (880 receiving yards, 10 TD, 39 REC).     

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Mississippi State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Alabama
  • Mississippi State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Alabama
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 8 of Mississippi State’s last 11 games when playing Alabama
  • Alabama is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Mississippi State
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Alabama’s last 5 games at home
  • Alabama is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide matchup? All in all, Bama is your best bet here. The money line isn’t offering much so take the spread. The TOTALs line isn’t out yet and could end up offering better value than the spread. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 53-17 Alabama.

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