Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide

NCAA Football Betting: Mississippi vs. Alabama Crimson Tide

Following a dip of three losses in four games Mississippi State is back on track.  As a matter of fact, the Bulldogs have won and covered their last two NCAA Football betting matchups.  Such as that is so Hail State is facing a near certain loss at Alabama on Saturday.  The Crimson Tide is rolling at a terrifying clip and mauled an otherwise good LSU team last week.  What is most impressive from a gambling perspective is the Crimson Tide is holding value.  Even though they are the most public of teams on the board.

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide

Date and Time: Saturday, November 10, 2018, 3:30 p.m. ET

Location:  Bryant Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

NCAA Football Betting Odds at SBG:

TeamSpreadTotal
Mississippi St+25 (-110)52½ (-110)
Alabama-25 (-110)52½ (-110)
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Mississippi State vs. Alabama TV Coverage: CBS

Alabama Crimson Tide

Alabama is 9-0 straight up and 6-3 against the spread with six of their games going over the total.  Last week’s 29-0 shutout at #3 LSU was the biggest statement that the Crimson Tide has made so far in 2018.  The Tide is already eyeing the SEC Championship game against the Georgia Bulldogs next month.  What make’s this Alabama team different from any other is Tua Tagovailoa.  The quarterback has a 215.2 rating with 27 touchdowns and one interception with 12.17 yards per attempt.  Bama ranks tops in the land for scoring offense and seventh for scoring defense.

Mississippi State Bulldogs

Mississippi State is 6-3 both straight up and vs. the line with seven of their games going under the total.  The Bulldogs are coming off a 45-3 home payout over Louisiana Tech.  Hail State has paid in two of their last three games.  Defense is the strength of the Bulldogs.  To illuminate the Bulldogs rank third in the nation for points allowed.

Stats to Consider

Mississippi State has been a strong NCAA Football betting value as a road dog.  For example, the Bulldogs have paid in six of their last seven getting points on the road.  Six of their last eight in that role have gone over the total.   Counter to that is Alabama’s recent profitability as a home chalk.  To show the Crimson Tide has covered four of their last six in that situation.  Just two of Alabama’s last 13 laying points at Bryant Denny Stadium have gone over the total.

Team vs. Team

Alabama has dominated their online wagering series with Mississippi State.  In fact, the Crimson Tide have covered 13 of their last 18 against the Bulldogs.  Five of the last six between these teams have gone under the total.  Additionally, Roll Tide has come away with the cash in seven of their last nine home games with Hail State.  Five of the last six in this series at Bryant Denny have gone under the total.

Matchup to Watch

The NCAA Football Betting matchup difference here is Mississippi State’s lack of offense.  Hail State ranks 66th in the country for scoring.  Namely Hail State simply lacks the firepower to keep up with the machine that is Alabama.  In turn the Bulldogs defense is yet to encounter an offense like the Tide’s.

Mississippi State vs. Alabama NCAA Football Betting

To conclude the Tide are proving big numbers can’t stop them from getting the cash.

Mississippi State vs. Alabama NCAA Football Betting Pick: Alabama Crimson Tide

Mississippi State vs. Alabama NCAA Football Betting Score Prediction: Crimson Tide 42, Mississippi State 10

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