It could be the biggest matchup of the year for both teams, as No. 15 Texas A&M travels to Alabama to face the No. 1 Crimson Tide. The game is scheduled for 3:30 PM ET in Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, AL. You can watch all of the action on CBS.
The Aggies come into this game off of a convincing win over the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 38-13. Once again, it was essentially a one-man show, as QB Johnny Manziel led the team in passing and rushing yards. He had 311 yards passing, and 129 yards rushing, along with 2 touchdowns. A&M racked up 693 yards of offense and 36 first downs. The Dogs made a run in the third and fourth quarters to turn a 31-0 deficit into a 31-13 deficit, but the Aggies scored their last touchdown of the game to push the lead to 38-13. Manziel now has 31 touchdowns on the season.
The Crimson Tide had some difficulty with the No. 5 LSU Tigers, winning on the final drive of the game, 21-17. They were up 14-3 at halftime, but two LSU touchdowns gave them a 17-14 advantage in the fourth quarter. Alabama was 1-of-9 on third down conversions, going three-and-out for most of their drives of the second half. However, QB AJ McCarron finally put it together on the last drive, completing three straight passes before throwing the winning pass of the game to RB TJ Yeldon. Start your College Football Betting on Texas A&M vs. Alabama Game.
Although they got the win, the Tide were outplayed, suffering deficits in first downs at 22-18, total yards at 435-331, and passing yards at 296-165. LSU also held onto the ball for 19 more minutes than Alabama.
Texas A&M is 6-13 ATS recently, and 4-14 ATS as road underdogs. They are 11-22 ATS on the road. Alabama is 15-6 ATS as of late, and 9-3 ATS in November as the home team. They are 11-3 ATS against opponents from the SEC. Check the NCAA Football Lines for on Texas A&M vs. Alabama Game.
The last time these two teams met was in 1988. In that one, the Aggies were 4 point favorites, losing 30-10. In a 1985 matchup, the Tide were 7 ½ point favorites, winning 23-10.
For this Saturday’s game, the Crimson Tide have been installed by SBG Sportsbook as a 13 ½ point home favorite. The over/under is set at 56 ½ points.
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