Alabama heads to Fayetteville to take on Arkansas in an SEC West Saturday night matchup. According to OddsShark, Alabama is favored by 14 points on the road heading into the contest.
The over-under is set at 48.5 points. The OddsShark computer projects a 44.4-27.2 Alabama win over Arkansas. The computer is taking Alabama to cover the spread and the over on the point total.
Arkansas is one of the few teams that matches up well with Alabama each season. Like Nick Saban, Bret Bielema has an affinity for great defense and a strong running game. The Razorbacks have the physical players needed to both absorb Alabama’s punishment as well as inflict some punishment of their own.
While Alabama should win this game, expect it to be a lot closer than Vegas expects. Alabama has won the last two games by 13 and one point.
Heavy likes Arkansas to hang around for most of the game, and Alabama to win by less than 14 points. Expect a great game with Bama coming out victorious in the end.
Heavy’s Pick: Alabama 27 Arkansas 20. Arkansas +14. Under on the Point Total.