LSU vs Alabama NCAA Football Pick and Parlay 11/9/2019
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Tua Tagovailoa and the Alabama Crimson Tide play the LSU Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, November 9, 2019. LSU opens this contest as 17-point dogs. The Tigers are 5-3-0 ATS and 5-3-0 when betting on the total. The Crimson Tide are 4-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 4-4-0 against the spread.
In their last contest, the LSU Tigers took on the Auburn Tigers and won 23-20. Leading the way at QB for the Tigers was Joe Burrow who went 32/42 with 321 yards through the air and completed 1 touchdown. He threw 1 pick on the day. Clyde Edwards-Helaire paced the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 26 yards and he notched 1 TD for the contest. He ran for 136 yards by way of 26 carries which meant he averaged 5.2 yards per tote. Ja'Marr Chase was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 123 yards on 8 catches. He had an average of 15.4 yards per reception for that contest. The Tigers ran the ball 46 times and racked up a total of 187 yards which earned them an average of 4.1 yards per attempt. In the game, they finished with a total of 88 plays for a total of 508 yards. For the contest, the Tigers earned 30 first downs and they had a total of 12 penalties for 118 yards telling us that this team had an undisciplined week of practice. When it comes to their defensive performance, LSU allowed 15 completions on 35 throws for a total of 157 yards, and a completion percentage of 42.9%. Overall, they allowed 287 yards and earned 1 turnover. In the running game, the Tigers allowed 130 yards on 33 carries which means they had an average of 3.9 yards per attempt allowed.
The Tigers step onto the field holding a record of 8-0 this season. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation with an average of 46.8 points per game, which has them at 4th in the country. As a team, they have an average of 158.4 rushing yards per contest which is 10th in the conference. For total yards, they are currently ranked 1st in the Southeastern Conference and 9th in the country with 4,288 yards. The Tigers have one of the top tier defenses in D-1, allowing 20 points per contest which has them at 6th in the SEC. When it comes to yards rushing, LSU is giving up 99 yards per contest putting them 2nd in the SEC and 14th in D-1. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3 yards per carry which has them at 2nd in the Southeastern Conference and 14th in D-1 overall. Overall, they have conceded 792 yards rushing through 8 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Tigers have conceded 3,021 yards. Teams are completing 54.2% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.3 yards per try.
In their last game, the Alabama Crimson Tide went up against the Arkansas Razorbacks and notched a win by a score of 48-7. Najee Harris paced the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 20 yards and he tallied 2 touchdowns for the contest. He rushed for a total of 86 yards by way of 13 carries which had him averaging 6.6 yards per carry. Jerry Jeudy was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 103 yards on 7 receptions. He notched an average of 14.7 yards per reception for the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Crimson Tide was Mac Jones who went 18/22 with 235 yards passing and threw 3 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Crimson Tide ran the ball 38 times and generated 179 yards which had them averaging 4.7 yards per carry. In all, they finished with a total of 68 plays for a total of 459 yards. Overall, the Crimson Tide racked up a total of 23 1st downs and they had a total of 6 penalties for 60 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. When discussing the defense, Alabama gave up 11 completions on 26 tries for a total of 107 yards, and a completion percentage of 42.3%. In the running game, the Crimson Tide gave up 106 yards on 30 attempts which is an average of 3.5 yards per rushing attempt allowed. On the day, they allowed 213 yards and earned 4 turnovers.
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The Crimson Tide step onto the field holding a record of 8-0. Alabama has built a respectable ground game this year by averaging 168.3 yards on the ground per game, ranking them 63rd in the country. As a team, they have a total of 1,346 yards rushing through 8 contests, so they will want to continue to try to improve on the run game so opponents will have to respect all facets of the game. The Crimson Tide average 506.9 yards per game overall which has them at 9th in the nation and 2nd in the SEC. The Crimson Tide are allowing 15.3 points per game which puts them at 2nd in the Southeastern Conference and 9th in the nation. When talking about points given up, they have given up 122 points in total. In regard to yards on the ground, they are allowing 127.8 yards per game ranking them 33rd in the nation and 5th in the conference. For the 2019 season, they have given up 1,022 yards rushing and 3.2 rushing TDs. Their passing defense is one of the most dominate groups in college football. They are giving up 180.1 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Crimson Tide are currently ranked 2nd in the Southeastern Conference.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers +17 and under the total points
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