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Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Tennessee Volunteers NCAA Football Betting Preview (Updated Odds)

Alabama Crimson Tide at Tennessee Volunteers NCAA Football best bets and odds

In 1998 It would have been impossible to fathom Tennessee was about to fall.  Consider the Volunteers won that season’s national title.  For the astute eye potential concerns were immediately apparent.  Tennessee was not recruiting at an elite College football betting level.  While the rest of the SEC was rapidly improving.  Coach Phillip Fulmer was fired after the 2008 season.  Since then Big Orange has a lost generation.  Current coach Jeremy Pruitt was showing hints of promise.  Of major concern was Saturday’s 34-7 home loss to Kentucky.  The defeat ranks as one of the worst Tennessee histories.

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Tennessee Volunteers Betting Information

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Neyland Stadium, Knoxville, Tennessee
TV Coverage: CBS

Alabama Crimson Tide at Tennessee Volunteers Betting Odds

Alabama -21 (-110) 66 (-110) -1450
Tennessee U +21 (-110) 66 (-110) +950
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Alabama Crimson Tide at Tennessee Volunteers CashBet Wagering Analysis

On this occasion, Tennessee will be a difficult online sportsbook sell.  Getting destroyed at home by Kentucky shattered public confidence.  On the other hand, Alabama owns the masses.  Squares don’t see a price that is too high on the Crimson Tide.  Correlate even sharps are leery to step into the Tide.

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Alabama is coming off a 41-24 home win over Georgia as 6-point favorites.  And then the game went over the Betting on college football total of 56.  Alabama trailed 24-20 at halftime.  However, they took the game in the second half.  The Crimson Tide now stands at 4-0 straight up, 2-2 against the spread with four overs.  Alabama ranks second nationally for scoring offense and 37th for points allowed.

Tennessee Volunteers for Pretender Status

Last week Tennessee lost at home to Kentucky 34-7 as 6.5-point chalk.  So too did the game go under 44.5.  Tennessee is 2-2 straight up, 1-2-1 against the spread, and 2-2 on totals.  The Volunteers rank 59th for scoring offense and 39th for points allowed.

Problematic is the play of quarterback Jarrett Guarantano.  To illustrate he threw two interceptions with a pick-six against Kentucky.  He was pulled from the game.  But Tennessee discovered that there are no viable alternatives.  Third-year head coach Jeremy Pruitt has failed to solve the most important position on the team.

Alabama Crimson Tide at Tennessee Volunteers Against the Spread

In their last 31 games, the Crimson Tide is 16-15 against the bet on NCAAF spread.  Specifically, away from home, Alabama is 5-5 on the board.  On the totals board, Bama has gone over in seven of their last 10 away games.  Alabama has stayed under the total in just 11 of their last 31 matchups.  Accordingly, in SEC games the Crimson Tide is 13-7 over the total.  And as a favorite Alabama is 19-11-1 over the total.

Overall Tennessee has covered just 13 of their last 27 games.  In SEC games the Volunteers are 10-8-1 vs. the line.  At Neyland Stadium the Vols have paid in just seven of their last 16 games.  Further, as a dogs, Tennessee is 9-8 vs. the line.  Tennessee is 8-11 under the total in SEC matchups.  So too are the Vols 7-10 under the total as dogs.  Tennessee is 11-17 under the total in all games.

In this SEC rivalry, Alabama dominated against Tennessee.  To show the Crimson Tide have lost only four of their last 16 games against the spread to the Volunteers.  And then five of the last seven games between these two teams cleared the total.  When meeting at Neyland Stadium the Crimson Tide has eight covers in their last nine visits.  Over the total has paid in the last five meetings between these teams at Tennessee.

Alabama Crimson Tide at Tennessee Volunteers CashBet Free Pick  

As mentioned earlier Alabama owns this betting on NCAAF series.  Tennessee is in deep-red ink at Neyland Stadium.  Finally, Bama quarterback Mac Jones will be the best player on the field.

Crimson Tide at Volunteers CashBet Best Bet: 

Alabama Crimson Tide


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