|Written by Mike|
Bet on NCAAFJohnny Football is no longer here to give Nick Saban nightmares, but the Alabama Crimson Tide will nonetheless welcome the Texas A&M Aggies. The No. 21 Aggies play the No. 7 Crimson Tide at 3:30 PM ET on Saturday in Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Texas A&M is 5-2 SU so far this season, and 2-1 SU on the road. They are 3-4 ATS, and three of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other four going UNDER. They are coming off of a 35-20 loss to Ole Miss, where they lost against the spread as 2 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 63 point line that was set for the game. That was the Aggies' second loss in a row.
Alabama is 5-1 SU overall this year, and undefeated at 4-0 at home. They are 1-5 ATS, and three of their games have gone OVER the total, with the other three going UNDER. They are coming off of a 14-13 win over Arkansas, where they lost against the spread as 9 point road favorites. The total went UNDER the 53 ½ point line that was set.
The Aggies are 2-5 ATS on the road, and 8-21 ATS against teams with a winning record. They are 1-4 ATS overall lately, and 2-9 ATS in October. They are 1-6 ATS in conference matchups. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 6 games in October, and OVER in 5 of their last 7 on the road.
Alabama is 11-3 ATS in October, and 1-4 ATS against conference teams. They are 1-4-1 ATS at home, and 1-8-1 ATS overall lately. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 games at home, and OVER in 9 of their last 13 conference matchups.
They last met in September 2013, when Alabama won 49-42. Texas A&M won against the spread as 8 point home underdogs in that game, and the total went OVER the 63 point line that was set.
For Saturday's matchup, Alabama is listed as a 14 point home favorite. The over/under is set at 64 points. The Crimson Tide are listed at -550 on the moneyline, with the Aggies a +425.