The Tennessee Volunteers head to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide. Alabama is coming off a victory in College Station against Texas A&M while Tennessee is coming off a bye week after a win against Georgia.
Tennessee comes in at 3-3 while Alabama is 6-1. According to OddsShark, Alabama is favored by 15.5 points. Neither team has been great against the spread this season. Alabama is 3-4 while Tennessee is 3-3 on the season.
The over/under is set at 53.5. The total has gone over in nine of Tennessee’s last 12 games. The total has gone under in four of the last six games for Alabama.
Tennessee has lost its last eight games to Alabama. While the Volunteers are just 3-3 on the season, all three losses have been narrow defeats.
The OddsShark computer projects Alabama to win 41.4 to 21.5. The computer is projecting Alabama to cover and the over on the point total.
We like Alabama to win the game, but Tennessee keeps it close as they have done all season. Despite being just .500, the F+ Ratings still has the Volunteers as the 23rd team in the nation pointing to their talent level and quality opponents.
Heavy’s Pick: Alabama 28, Tennessee 17. Tennessee +15.5. Under on the point total.