Game: Alabama Crimson Tide vs LSU Tigers
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Location: Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, LA
Odds/Points Spread: Tigers (+12)
Total/excessively lower: 58
The Alabama Crimson Tide (7-1) head to Tiger Stadium on Saturday to take on the LSU Tigers (6-2). LSU is a 12-point underdog by the oddsmakers. Over/under comes to 58.
The Alabama Crimson Tide enter this game 7-1 for the season. In their last game, the Crimson Tide played the Mississippi State Bulldogs and went home with the win with a final score of 30-6. Bryce Young went 21/35 with 249 yards through the air and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 138.6 and finished the game without throwing a pick. Jahmyr Gibbs led the offense as he rushed for the Crimson Tide with 10 carries for 37 yards (3.7 yds per carry). They totaled 64 plays for 290 total yards. The Alabama Crimson Tide ended up rushing 27 different times for 29 yards, an average of 1.1 yards per carry. When it came to stopping the run, the Crimson Tide gave up 62 yds on 26 attempts, an average of 2.4 yds per surrender. Alabama allowed 30 completions on 61 attempts for 231 yards and a 49.2% completion percentage.
When it comes to putting the ball in the end zone, the Alabama Crimson Tide are averaging 43.1 PPG. Offensively, they average 210.8 yards rushing, which ranks them 17th in college football. The Crimson Tide have gained 3,881 total yards on the year. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Alabama compiled 23 passing touchdowns and 17 rushing touchdowns. Alabama racked up 197 first downs as an offense and committed 69 offenses for 579 yards. They gave up the football 11 times.
In terms of yards through the air, the Crimson Tide have given up 1,614 yards, which ranks them 31st in the nation. They are receiving 201.8 yards per game through the pass and have allowed a 53.3% completion percentage. They are giving up 295.6 yards/rush on the season, which ranks them 14th in the nation. They provided 8 air landings and 7 ground landings. They are allowing teams to average 2.7 yards per run and 93.9 rushing yards per game on the campaign. They gave up 751 total rushing yards through 8 contests. The Crimson Tide ranks 7th in college football in scoring against their opponents, allowing 16.6 PPG.
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The Tigers enter this game with a 6-2 record on the season. The last time they played, the Tigers went home victorious by a score of 45-20 when they faced the Ole Miss Rebels. Jayden Daniels ran the football 23 times for 121 yards, finishing the game with 5.3 yds per attempt for LSU. Jayden Daniels (2 TDs) left the contest with 248 yards on 21/28 through the air while his QB rating was 173. He threw no picks and averaged 8.9 yards per attempt. LSU allowed 37 rushing attempts for 117 yards (3.2 yds per rush). The Tigers secondary surrendered a 57.1% completion rate and gave up 287 yards on 20 for 35 passing. The Tigers finished the game with 500 total yds on 76 plays (6.6 yards per play). LSU rushed the football by 5.3 yards per tote and finished with 252 total yards on 48 carries.
The Tigers are 28th in the nation in scoring at 35.1 points per game. So far this season, the Tigers have gained 2,135 passing yards and have also averaged 266.9 rushing yards per outing, which ranks them 42nd in the nation. The LSU Tigers are averaging 450.1 yards per game, which ranks them 30th in the nation. LSU’s offense has 475 yds of penalties on 54 offenses, good for 55th in the nation in making mistakes.
LSU has given up a total of 1,136 rushing yards (142.0 yards per game) and 11 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. They have given up 8 touchdowns through the air and 204.3 yards per outing, which ranks them 35th in college football. The Tigers’ defense has taken the field on 505 plays, good for 23rd in college football. The Tigers are giving up 21.1 points per game, which ranks them 27th in the nation. This year they submitted a total of 169 points.
Who will win tonight’s Crimson Tide/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh’s Pick: Take the Tigers +12
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