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Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide College Football betting preview, odds and picks

When Mississippi State routed LSU, coach Mike Leach was hailed. To be exact Leach was celebrated as a contrarian hero. Pajama Boy media said he would revolutionize the SEC. But Leach and Hail State have seen their College football betting fortunes turn. Mississippi State has lost three in a row. Naturally, Leach was quick to blame his players. Consequently, he vowed to “Purge” the roster of uncommitted players. SEC coaches have cracked the code on Leach’s Air Raid offense. Just drop eight guys back and allow nobody behind. Now it’s Leach being forced to adjust.

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Information

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2020
Time: 10 p.m. ET
Location: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California
TV Coverage: ESPN

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Odds

Mississippi State +30½ (-110) 63½ (-110) +2750
Alabama -30½ (-110) 63½ (-110) -6000
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Mississippi State Bulldogs at Alabama Crimson Tide CashBet Wagering Analysis

On this occasion, the Tide is rolling against the sportsbook. By contrast, the Bulldogs have been discredited. Mississippi State will be a difficult sell at Alabama. Even sharps are hesitant to step into the Crimson Tide.

Pirate Swings Dull Sword

Last week the Mississippi State Bulldogs were on a much-needed bye. Following that 28-14 home loss to Texas A&M as 4.5-point dogs. Under a total of 55 was a winner too. It was the third consecutive betting on college football loss for Hail State.

Mississippi State now stands at 1-3 straight up, against the spread and under the total. Offensively the Bulldogs rank 88th for scoring. While defensively Hail State ranks 42nd for points allowed.

After a sensational debut in the opening win over LSU, transfer quarterback KJ Costello is fighting for his job. Cause by 10 interceptions against six touchdown passes.

Tide Rolls with Big Mac

In turn Alabama paid in a 48-17 win at Tennessee as 21.5-point chalk. Under the total of 67 was a winning ticket as well. Heisman trophy candidate Mac Jones passed for 387 yards. While Najee Harris ran for 96 yards and three touchdowns.

Alabama is 5-0 straight up, 3-2 against the spread, and 4-1 over the total. Offensively the Crimson Tide ranks third for scoring. And then defensively the Tide ranks 41st for points allowed.

Quarterback Mac Jones has erased skepticism about his abilities. To illustrate Jones has a 212.8 rating with 13 yards per attempt. Also does he have 12 touchdown passes and just two interceptions. Of great concern is a season-ending injury to wide receiver Jaylen Waddle. Waddle had a team-best 557 yards with 22.3 yards per catch.

Mississippi State Bulldogs at Alabama Crimson Tide Against the Spread

In SEC action Mississippi State is 8-12 against the spread. On the road the Bulldogs have covered four of their last 11 matchups. And as road underdogs Hail State is 1-5 vs. the odds. On the road Mississippi State is 4-7 under the bet on NCAAF total. Overall, in the regular season Hail State is 9-18 under the number. As underdogs, Miss State is 3-8 under. In SEC games Hail State has gone under in 15 of their last 20 matchups.

In sum, the Crimson Tide is 17-15 vs. the line. And at Bryant Denny Stadium Alabama is 9-7 against the spread.   On the over-under board, Alabama is 20-11 over the total. Correlate at home the Crimson Tide is 10-5 over the number. While in SEC tilts over the total has hit in 14 of Alabama’s last 21 games.

Alabama has covered four of its last five games against Mississippi State. Only four of the last 20 games between these two teams went over. Specifically, at Bryant Denny Stadium the Bulldogs paid in just one of their last six visits. Only one of those six games cleared the total. 

Mississippi State Bulldogs at Alabama Crimson Tide CashBet Free Pick

As mentioned earlier Alabama has dominated this Betting on NCAAF series. Hail State is deep in the red as road dogs.

Bulldogs at Crimson Tide CashBet Best Bet: Alabama Crimson Tide


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