..

Alabama Crimson Tide Spread Somewhat Steady at 7

Written by:
Ean Lamb
Published on:
Oct/08/2010
Alabama Crimson Tide Spread

The Alabama Crimson Tide spread remains amongst the more steady of Saturday’s Week 6 College Football games at Alabama -7 although a handful of online sportsbooks were still offering the line at -7 1/2. 

There is a reason that some books are taking this spread to -7 ½, thus encouraging betting action on the South Carolina Gamecocks.  Close to 93 percent of the spread betting was on Alabama as of Friday afternoon.  The Crimson Tide spread remains the single most bet on of any side or total this week at the online sportsbooks.

“It’s interesting to see the books moving to -7 ½ and not pushing the line further up to say -8,” commented Don Shapiro of Gambling911.com. 

As recently as Thursday we saw the Crimson Tide dip to -6 ½. 

But can Alabama really cover?

So far this year, the Tide are 4-1 Against The Spread compared to 2-2 ATS for South Carolina.  They are 8-2 ATS in the last 10 road games and 6-1 over the past three seasons when the totalis between 42.5 and 49.  Only 10 times in the past three seasons have the Crimson Tide failed to cover.  Three of those games were as a favorite of 3.5 to 10 points.

The 7-point Alabama Crimson Tide spread was available at BetED.com, which was currently paying 50 percent cash on your first bet if it is a winner (up to $250).  Ean Lamb reporting.

Football News News

Can I Bet Sports on DraftKings Outside of Michigan?

Can I Bet Sports on DraftKings Outside of Michigan?

There are 13 states besides Michigan where one can bet with the DraftKings app though one must be mindful that there are sometimes limitations such as the inability to place a wager on a game that features an in-state team in Illinois and New Jersey.

Cowboys Edge Out Bucs, Packers and Raiders as NFL’s Most Hated Teams

While the Dallas Cowboys remain the most valuable and by far the most bet on NFL team in the United States, they are apparently just as unpopular as they are popular.

What The Line Should Really Be On The LSU Ole Miss Game October 23

What The Line Should Really Be On The LSU Ole Miss Game October 23

No. 13 Ole Miss beat Tennessee 31-26 and is 5-1 coming into this game.  They should be an 8-point favorite.

What The Line Should Really Be On The Northwestern vs. MSU Game October 23

What The Line Should Really Be On The Northwestern vs. MSU Game October 23

The 10th-ranked Michigan State Spartans were back on track. Matt Coghlin opened the second half with the go-ahead 51-yard field goal, tight end Tyler Hunt’s big plays, catching a 12-yard touchdown pass, gave Michigan State the breathing room it needed and the defense held on for a 20-15 victory.

Updated MSU Spartans Futures Odds Week 7 - College Football Playoff Championship 2022

Updated MSU Spartans Futures Odds Week 7 - College Football Playoff Championship 2022

Don't look now but the Michigan State Spartans odds of winning the 2022 College Football Playoff Championship currently pay out $5000 on a $100 bet despite being ranked number 7 in the nation. 

Syndicate