Alabama vs. Arkansas Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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SEC rivals will do battle when the No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide (4-0) battle the No. 20 Arkansas Razorbacks (3-1) at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Alabama vs. Arkansas Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 17 points, with bookmakers listing Alabama as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Alabama has -900 odds to pick up the win, while Arkansas is listed at +580 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 60.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Alabama vs. Arkansas Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Stadium: Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium

Betting Preview

Alabama

Alabama has been a tough matchup for opposing teams, ranking top-25 in both total offense (sixth-best with 517.5 yards per game) and total defense (second-best with 201.3 yards allowed per game) this year. Alabama has been a tough opponent for opposing teams, as they rank top-25 in both scoring offense (sixth-best with 48.3 points per game) and scoring defense (third-best with 7.3 points allowed per game) this year. Alabama sports the 33rd-ranked offense this year in terms of passing yards (282.5 passing yards per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking sixth-best with only 138.8 passing yards allowed per game. Alabama has been thriving on both offense and defense in the running game, ranking 10th-best in rushing offense (235.0 rushing yards per game) and fourth-best in rushing defense (62.5 rushing yards allowed per game). On the defensive side of the ball, Alabama has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking second-best by surrendering a 19.0% third-down conversion rate. The team’s offense ranks 43rd (45.2% third-down percentage). Alabama has forced one total turnover (128th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over four times (30th in the FBS) for -3a turnover margin of -3, 100th-ranked in college football.

Arkansas

In terms of total yards, Arkansas ranks 26th in the FBS (479.0 total yards per game) and 92nd on defense (401.0 total yards allowed per game). In terms of points scored Arkansas ranks 57th in the FBS (33.5 points per game), and it is 76th defensively (26.0 points allowed per game). Arkansas’ defense has been a bottom-25 unit in pass defense this season, surrendering 302.3 passing yards per game, which ranks sixth-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 78th with 235.3 passing yards per contest. Arkansas’ rushing attack has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks ninth-best in the FBS with 243.8 rushing yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is giving up 98.8 rushing yards per game, which ranks 27th. In terms of third-down efficiency, Arkansas ranks 34th in the FBS (46.7% third-down conversion rate) and 80th defensively (39.3% third-down rate allowed). Arkansas has accumulated five forced turnovers (81st in the FBS) and committed five turnovers (49th in the FBS) this season for a 0 turnover margin that ranks 100th in the FBS.

Alabama vs. Arkansas Betting Analysis

Alabama Betting Insights

Alabama has covered the spread three times over four games with a set spread. Alabama has an ATS record of 3-1 when playing as at least 17-point favorites. This season, Alabama games have hit the over once. The Crimson Tide have been the moneyline favorite only one other time so far this season, a game they won. The Crimson Tide have played as a moneyline favorite of -900 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.

Razorbacks Betting Insights

Arkansas has covered the spread two times over four games with a set number. Arkansas games have gone over the total three times this season. The Razorbacks lost the only game they’ve played as the underdog this season. The Razorbacks have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +580 odds on them winning this game.

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Alabama vs. Arkansas Against The Spread & Betting Records

Alabama

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 62.6 61.8 65.0
Implied Total AVG 50.8 53.3 43.0
ATS Record 3-1-0 3-0-0 0-1-0
Over/Under Record 1-3-0 1-2-0 0-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 0-0 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0

Razorbacks

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 55.3 56.7 51.0
Implied Total AVG 33.3 35.7 26.0
ATS Record 2-2-0 2-1-0 0-1-0
Over/Under Record 3-1-0 3-0-0 0-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-0 3-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1

Players to Watch

Alabama

  • As part of the Crimson Tide’s defense, Will Anderson Jr. has recorded 18 tackles, 7.0 TFL, 4.5 sacks, and one interception in four games.
  • With 20 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack in four games, Jaylen Moody has been a big piece of the Crimson Tide’s defensive unit in 2022.
  • As part of the Crimson Tide’s defense, Brian Branch has delivered 17 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack in four games.
  • With 1.0 sack to go along with 3.0 TFL and 15 tackles, Henry To’o To’o has helped carry the Crimson Tide’s defense over four games.

Razorbacks

  • Drew Sanders has been causing chaos on defense, posting 30 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and six sacks for the Razorbacks.
  • The Razorbacks’ Jordan Domineck has totaled 4.0 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL and 13 tackles in four games.
  • Bumper Pool has 1.0 sack to go with 2.0 TFL and 35 tackles in four games.
  • Landon Jackson has recorded 2.5 sacks to go with 12 tackles in four games for the Razorbacks.

Alabama vs. Arkansas Predictions and Pick

Alabama vs. Arkansas betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Razorbacks (+17)

    Pick OU:

    Under (60.5)

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How to Bet on Alabama vs. Arkansas

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Our prediction to win this contest is Alabama, and we expect that Arkansas will cover the spread (Alabama -17). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 60.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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