The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (5-0) and Texas A&M Aggies (3-2) will battle in clash of SEC foes at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Alabama vs. Texas A&M Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 24 points, with sportsbooks listing Alabama as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Alabama has -3902 odds to pick up the win, while Texas A&M is listed at +1237 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 48 points.
How to Watch Alabama vs. Texas A&M Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: CBS
- Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
- Stadium: Bryant-Denny Stadium
Alabama has been a tough matchup for opposing teams, ranking top-25 in both total offense (fourth-best with 525.0 yards per game) and total defense (fifth-best with 236.4 yards allowed per game) this season. Alabama has been surging on both offense and defense, ranking fourth-best in scoring offense (48.4 points per game) and fifth-best in scoring defense (11.0 points allowed per game). Alabama ranks 37th in passing yards this year (273.6 per game), but has been shining on the defensive side of the ball, ranking fourth-best in the FBS with 149.0 passing yards allowed per game. Alabama has been making things happen on both sides of the ball in the running game this year, ranking seventh-best in rushing offense (251.4 rushing yards per game) and 11th-best in rushing defense (87.4 rushing yards allowed per game). Alabama has been finding success on both offense and defense in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 14th-best in third-down percentage (50.0%) and second-best in third-down conversion rate allowed (21.3%). Alabama has forced two total turnovers (127th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over five times (28th in the FBS) for -3a turnover margin of -3, 100th-ranked in college football.
Texas A&M ranks 104th with 335.6 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 57th with 358.6 total yards allowed per game on defense. Texas A&M ranks 24th-worst in points per game on offense (21.8), but at least it has been playing well on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 24th-best in points surrendered per game (17.8). Texas A&M is putting up 205.4 passing yards per contest on offense this season (101st-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 188.4 passing yards per game (29th-ranked) on defense. With 130.2 rushing yards per game on offense, Texas A&M ranks 96th in the FBS. Defensively it ranks 97th, allowing 170.2 rushing yards per contest. In terms of third-down efficiency, Texas A&M ranks 96th in the FBS (35.2% third-down conversion rate) and 59th defensively (36.1% third-down rate allowed). At -3, Texas A&M has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with five forced turnovers (98th in the FBS) and eight turnovers committed (75th in the FBS).
Alabama vs. Texas A&M Betting Analysis
Alabama Betting Insights
Alabama has put together a record of 4-1-0 against the spread this season. Alabama has an ATS record of 3-0 when playing as at least 24-point favorites. Games involving the Alabama have hit the over twice this season. The Crimson Tide have been listed as the moneyline favorite just two other times so far this season, and they won both of the games. The Crimson Tide have never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -3902 or shorter.
Aggies Betting Insights
Texas A&M has covered the spread twice over five games with a set number. This year, Texas A&M games have hit the over just once. The Aggies lost the only game they’ve played as the underdog this season. The Aggies have played as an underdog of +1237 or more once this season and won that game.
Alabama vs. Texas A&M Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||62.3||61.8||63.0|
|Implied Total AVG||48.4||53.3||41.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-0||0-0||2-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-0||0-0||0-0|
|Point Total AVG||50.0||51.3||45.0|
|Implied Total AVG||31.8||33.5||25.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-1||2-1||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-1||0-0||0-1|
Players to Watch
- Will Anderson Jr. has helped spur the Crimson Tide’s defense with 25 tackles, 8.0 TFL, five sacks, and one interception in five games.
- With 25 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one pass defended in five games, DeMarcco Hellams has been an important piece of the Crimson Tide’s defense in 2022.
- With 26 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks in five games, Jaylen Moody has been an important contributor to the Crimson Tide’s defense in 2022.
- Henry To’o To’o, as part of the Crimson Tide’s defense, has collected 1.0 sack to go with 3.0 TFL and 25 tackles in five games.
- Chris Russell has totaled 21 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks in five games for the Aggies.
- On defense, Antonio Johnson has helped lead the charge with 26 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack in five games.
- Jardin Gilbert has posted 13 tackles and one interception in five games for the Aggies.
- Demani Richardson has registered 1.0 TFL and 11 tackles in five games for the Aggies.
Alabama vs. Texas A&M Predictions and Pick
Alabama vs. Texas A&M betting card
- Pick ATS:
Crimson Tide (-24)
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Our prediction to win this contest is Alabama, and we project that Alabama will cover the spread (Alabama -24). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 48 points.