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Top Betting Preview for Goodyear Cotton Bowl’s Cincinnati Bearcats vs Alabama Crimson Tide 12/31/2021

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Top Betting Preview for Goodyear Cotton Bowl's Cincinnati Bearcats vs Alabama Crimson Tide 12-31-2021

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Alabama Crimson Tide 12/31/2021 – The Cincinnati Bearcats will need to take on the No. 1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide in a tough Cotton Bowl challenge. The Bearcats have nailed the American Athletic Conference with an unbeaten record and they are coming into this game riding a hot 13-game winning streak. The Alabama Crimson Tide finished first in the SEC West and is currently riding a seven-game winning streak. Both teams have top-performing players and this is going to be a tough call. The cotton bowl picks and predictions have all the required information on this exciting game.

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Alabama Crimson Tide 12/31/2021

When: Friday, December 31, 3:30 PM ET
Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
TV: ESPN
Stream: Sofascore
Cincinnati Bearcats vs Alabama Crimson Tide 12/31/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Bearcats +13.5 (-105) 58 o (-110) +420
Crimson Tide -13.5 (-115) 58 u (-110) -605
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Cincinnati Bearcats

The Cincinnati Bearcats are undefeated and finished with a 13-0 record. The Bearcats rocked every opponent that came their way, including their last 35-20 victory against the Houston Cougars. Cincinnati’s quarterback completed 11 of his 17 passing attempts for 190 yards. Jerome Ford has been the bright spot from the rushing end with 18 carries and 187 yards. Cincinnati’s passing game was excellent and they are all set to take out the Crimson Tide in this game. However, they will still need to tighten up their defense.

Players to watch: D. Ridder QB (CMP 234, ATT 355, YDS 3190, CMP% 65.9, AVG 9, LNG 81, TD 30, INT 8, SACK 19, SYL -131, RTG 164.8), (ATT 100, YDS 361, AVG 3.6, LNG 40, TD 6), E. Prater QB (CMP 5, ATT 11, YDS 38, CMP% 45.5, AVG 3.5, LNG 18, TD 2, INT 1, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 116.3), J. Ford RB (ATT 200, YDS 1242, AVG 6.2, LNG 79, TD 19), A. Pierce WR (REC 50, YDS 867, AVG 17.3, LNG 53, TD 8).

Alabama Crimson Tide

The Alabama Crimson Tide finished with a 12-1 overall record and a 7-1 record in the SEC West. Alabama has a pretty strong offense that is averaging 42.2 points per game. Bryce Young has completed 4322 passing yards with 43 TDs. Brian Robinson Jr. carried the ball 223 times and contributed 1071 yards with 14 TDs. Alabama won their last game against the Georgia Bulldogs with a 41-24 final score.

Players to watch: B. Young QB (CMP 314, ATT 462, YDS 4322, CMP% 68, AVG 9.4, LNG 94, TD 43, INT 4, SACK 33, SYL -222, RTG 175.5), P. Tyson QB (CMP 10, ATT 16, YDS 150, CMP% 62.5, AVG 9.4, LNG 39, TD 0, INT 0, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 141.3), B. Robinson Jr. RB (ATT 223, YDS 1071, AVG 4.8, LNG 63, TD 14), R. Williams RB (ATT 48, YDS 284, AVG 5.9, LNG 55, TD 1), J. Williams WR (REC 68, YDS 1445, AVG 21.3, LNG 94, TD 15).

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Numbers

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Cincinnati Bearcats

Cincinnati are 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati’s last 7 games.
Bearcats are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games.
Cincinnati are 13-0 SU in their last 13 games this season.
Cincinnati are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Southeastern conference.

Alabama Crimson Tide

Alabama are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
Crimson Tide are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Alabama are 13-0 SU in their last 13 games played in December.
Alabama are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games played on a Friday.

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Picks

The Crimson Tide is ranked at No. 1, but the Bearcats have proved themselves over and over again with a solid performance. Take the Bearcats to win this game and cover with the college football bowl picks intact. The predicted score for this game is 38-28.