Alabama Crimson Tide vs LSU Tigers Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Alabama Crimson Tide vs LSU Tigers
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: Tiger Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Alabama (-2.5)
Max Johnson and the LSU Tigers (2-3) host the Alabama Crimson Tide (6-0) at Tiger Stadium on Saturday, November 14, 2020. Alabama opens this matchup as 2.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 74.5.
In their last contest, the Alabama Crimson Tide faced the Mississippi State Bulldogs and took home the victory by a score of 41-0. Najee Harris led the team in rushing in this game. He had a long run of 14 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 119 yards on 21 carries which had him averaging 5.7 yards per tote. DeVonta Smith was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 203 yards on 11 receptions. He had an average of 18.5 yards per reception in this game. Mac Jones went 24/31 with 291 yards by way of the pass and added 4 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
The Crimson Tide have tallied 3,331 total yards this season. As a unit they maintain an average of 175.2 yards via the ground game which ranks them 51st in Division 1. When it comes to scoring, Alabama has earned 16 touchdowns through the air and 18 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Alabama Crimson Tide have an average of 47.2 points per game. The Crimson Tide sit in 39th in the country when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 22.0 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt and 128.8 rushing yards per contest for the year. During this campaign, they have allowed 773 running yards through 6 games. In terms of yards via the pass, the Crimson Tide have conceded 1,562 yds which ranks them 103rd in the country. During their 6 games played this year, they have relinquished 260.3 yards per outing through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 58.7%. During this campaign, they are granting 389.2 yards per outing putting them 61st in Division 1.
Mac Jones has connected on 241 of his career 331 throws for a completion percentage of 72.8%. He is averaging 166.2 yards per contest. For his career, Jones has passed for 3,822 yards with 31 TD's and 5 interceptions. His QB rating is 197.7 with a TD rate of 9.4% and an interception rate of 1.5%. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted a run 37 different times for a total of 19 yards.
The last time they took the field, the LSU Tigers faced the Auburn Tigers and took the loss by a score of 48-11. John Emery Jr. led the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 6 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 21 yards by way of 9 carries which gave him an average of 2.3 yards per carry. Arik Gilbert was the receiving yardage leader by earning 55 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 9.2 yards per reception for the game. Max Johnson went 15/24 with 172 yards via the pass and added 1 TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
During the season thus far, the Tigers have thrown for a total of 1,692 passing yards as well as holding an average of 338.4 passing yards per contest, which is ranked 12th in D-1. The LSU Tigers have an average of 458.0 yards per contest which has them sitting 25th in the country. They hold an average of 119.6 rushing yards per game and have run for 598 yards for this season. Regarding their ability to score points, the Tigers are 34th in Division 1 maintaining an average of 35.8 points per outing. The Tigers are relinquishing 33.6 points per contest, which puts them 97th in Division 1. This year, they have conceded 168 points. LSU has conceded a total of 717 yards on the ground (143.4 yards/game) in addition to 7 touchdowns on the ground on the season. They have surrendered 14 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 335.2 yards per contest, which has them ranked 132nd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Crimson Tide -2.5 and under 74.5 total points
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