Alabama at Ole Miss Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/1/2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Vaught Hemingway Stadium in Oxford
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On Saturday, the #3 Alabama Crimson Tide (4-0) will have their first big test of the year when they go up against the #11 Mississippi Rebels (4-0). Alabama shut out Ole Miss 25-0 at home last season.
Alabama was only up by a touchdown at the half against the Florida Gators in their last game, but they took over in the second half and finished with a 42-21 win. In that game, Alabama ended up with 449 passing yards and they held Florida to just 200 total yards.
The Crimson Tide have been able to score 42 points per game through four games and their defense is only giving up 14 points per game. Wide receiver Amari Cooper has 43 receptions with 655 yards and five touchdowns this season. Quarterback Blake Sims has completed 73.2 percent of his passes for 1,091 yards, eight touchdowns and just two picks.
Last weekend, Ole Miss gave up just one field goal to Memphis and ended up with a 24-3 home victory. Their defense was able to hold Memphis to just 23 rushing yards and 81 passing yards in that win.
The Rebels take pride in their defense, which is currently the third-best in the country after giving up just 8.5 points per game through four games. Defensive back Landon Collins leads Ole Miss with 29 tackles and he also has an interception. Senior quarterback Bo Wallace has completed 71 percent of his passes for 1,271 yards, 11 touchdowns and six interceptions.
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
Alabama Crimson Tide are 1-2-1 Against the Spread
Alabama Crimson Tide are 3-1-0 against the Over/Under
Mississippi Rebels Betting Trends
Mississippi Rebels are 4-0-0 Against the Spread
Mississippi Rebels are 1-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Alabama Crimson Tide
09/28/14 QB Blake Sims Shoulder injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Mississippi
09/28/14 DB Eddie Jackson Quad "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi
09/28/14 TE Kurt Freitag Toe "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi
09/28/14 WR Collins Moore Knee "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
09/09/14 WR Sammie Epps None expected to redshirt
09/08/14 TE Matt Brown Fibula out indefinitely
08/28/14 DB Carlos Davis ACL out for season
08/28/14 DB Chief Brown Achilles out for season
08/28/14 DB Tee Shepard Toe out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Alabama
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