Ole Miss Rebels vs Alabama Crimson Tide Prediction, 10/2/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ole Miss Rebels vs Alabama Crimson Tide
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Location: Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Crimson Tide (-16.5)
Bryant-Denny Stadium is the location where the Alabama Crimson Tide (4-0) will compete against the Ole Miss Rebels (3-0) on Saturday. Ole Miss opens as 16.5-point underdogs. The total is 75.5.
The Ole Miss Rebels head into this game 3-0 for this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Rebels played the Tulane Green Wave and notched a win by a score of 61-21. Jerrion Ealy was the best rusher for the Rebels with 15 carries for 105 yards (7.0 yds per attempt). Matt Corral went 23/31 with 335 yards through the air and 3 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 196.9 and walked away from the contest without throwing a pick. In the running game, the Rebels conceded 139 yards on 38 tries, which averages out to 3.7 yds per rush surrendered. Ole Miss conceded 10 completions on 18 attempts for 166 yards, and a completion percentage of 55.6%. When the final whistle blew, they ran 94 plays which totaled 707 yds. The Ole Miss Rebels rushed the ball a total of 61 times and compiled 372 yards, which had them averaging 6.1 yds per attempt.
When it comes to scoring, the Ole Miss Rebels hold an average of 52.7 PPG. As a team they average 298.7 yards in the run game which is 4th in D-1. The Rebels have tallied 1,906 total yards for the season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Ole Miss has compiled 9 touchdowns via the pass and 11 rushing touchdowns. Ole Miss has tallied 101 1st downs, and they have been called for 35 infractions for 320 yards. They have surrendered the ball 2 different times.
When talking about yards through the air, the Rebels have conceded 626 yards which ranks them 32nd in college football. They have conceded 208.7 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 57.1%. Over the course of this year, they are granting 344.7 yards per game putting them at 71st in the country. They have surrendered 4 touchdowns by air in addition to 4 touchdowns on the ground. They are giving up an average of 3.5 yards per tote and 136.0 yards on the ground per game this year. Overall, they have given up 408 running yards through 3 games. The Rebels rank 62nd in D-1 in terms of the opposition scoring, conceding 20.7 PPG.
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The Crimson Tide head into this matchup 4-0 for this season. For their last game, the Crimson Tide took home the win by a final score of 63-14 against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. Bryce Young (5 touchdowns) ended the game with 313 yds on 20/22 through the air while his QB rating was 276.3. He threw 1 pick and his average yards per pass attempt was 14.2. Jase MccLellan carried the ball 12 times for 97 yards, finishing the contest with 8.1 yds per carry for Alabama. The Crimson Tide finished with a total of 606 yds and they ran 59 plays (10.3 yards per play). Alabama ran for 6.4 yds per carry, finishing with a total of 211 yards on 33 attempts. Alabama allowed 33 run attempts for 82 yards (2.5 yards per rush). The Crimson Tide pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 45.8%, surrendering 131 yds on 11 for 24 passing.
When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Crimson Tide are ranking 4th in the nation averaging 46.5 points per game. For the season thus far, the Crimson Tide currently sit at 1,255 yards through the air in addition to an average of 313.8 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 16th in the nation. The Alabama Crimson Tide average 465.5 yards per game, which ranks them 27th in the nation. The Alabama offense has totaled 311 yds of penalties on 35 violations, which is good for 9th in Division 1 in terms of helping out the other team.
Alabama has conceded a total of 464 yards rushing (116.0 yards per contest) in addition to 4 touchdowns via the rush for the season. They have allowed the opposition 5 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 167.8 yards/game, which has them ranked 33rd in the country. The Crimson Tide defense has taken part in 244 plays, which is good for 40th in the country. The Crimson Tide are relinquishing 17.5 PPG, which has them ranked 39th in D-1. This season, they have relinquished 70 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Rebels/Crimson Tide college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Crimson Tide -16.5
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