Notre Dame vs. Alabama in National Semifinal Game 1

Notre Dame vs. Alabama in National Semifinal Game 1 Odds, Picks and Predictions

This college football postseason will bring many stark changes. Starting with the “Granddaddy of Them All.” The Rose Bowl will be played in Texas. Perhaps they’ll even sing “The Yellow Rose of Texas.” Cause by California’s draconian COVID restrictions. Notre Dame and Alabama are the College Football betting matchup. At stake is a spot in the national championship game. Notre Dame is not considered a threat to the Crimson Tide. Alabama was quickly bet up a field goal from the opening line. Specifically, these are two of the biggest brands in college football. Interest will be huge.

College Football Playoff 2021 Rose Bowl Game

Date and Time:Friday, January 1, 2021, 5 p.m. ET
Location:AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Notre Dame vs. Alabama TV Coverage:ESPN
College Football Betting Odds at SBG Sportsbook:
Notre Dame+19½ (-110)66 (-110)+800
Alabama-19½ (-110)66 (-110)-1250
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Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Alabama Crimson Tide SBG Odds Overview

On this occasion, the online betting price should keep action-equal. Alabama always generates a massive handle. But so too does Notre Dame. Each team is traditional blue blood. In like manner, they have massive fan bases. Live betting will get massive increases in activity too. If Notre Dame can hang in the game it will explode.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Team Overview

Notre Dame is coming off a 34-10 loss to Clemson in the ACC championship. Clemson was an 11.5 point favorite. As a result, the Fighting Irish are 10-1 straight up, 5-6 against the spread, and 6-5 over the total. Notre Dame ranks 23rd nationally for offense and 22nd for scoring. While defensively the Irish are 21st in the nation and 14th for points allowed.

Alabama Crimson Tide Team Overview

The Crimson Tide is coming off a 52-46 win over Florida in the SEC championship. Specifically, Alabama was 16.5-point chalk. Alabama is 11-0 straight up, 8-3 vs. the odds, and 7-4 over the total. Overall, the Crimson Tide ranks 5th for total offense and 2nd for scoring. Defensively they rank 33rd in the nation and 20th for points allowed.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. the Line

The Fighting Irish are:

  • 14-10 against the spread in all games
  • 10-4 on the board in nonconference games
  • 2-2 vs. the odds as a dog
  • 6-3 with the number as an away team
  • 11-13 under the total
  • 4-5 to the under as an away team
  • 6-8 to the under in nonconference games

The Crimson Tide are:

  • 15-9 against the spread in all games
  • 5-4 vs. the odds in away games
  • 4-1 on the board in nonconference games
  • 14-10 over the total in all games
  • 6-3 over the odds as an away team
  • 2-3 under the total in their non-conference games

Head-to-Head Against the Spread

Alabama waxed Notre Dame 42-14 in the 2012 season BCS championship
Over the total paid in the last meeting

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Alabama Crimson Tide SBG Free Picks

In this situation, Notre Dame is completely outclassed. The Fighting Irish are a good football team. However, they are nowhere near a College Football Betting championship threat. Alabama coach Nick Saban is the GOAT for a reason. His team is loaded, deep, and masterfully prepared.

Notre Dame vs. Alabama SBG Best Bet: Alabama Crimson Tide.

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