Alabama Crimson Tide vs LSU Tigers Prediction, 11/5/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Alabama Crimson Tide vs LSU Tigers
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Location: Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (+12)
The Alabama Crimson Tide (7-1) are headed to Tiger Stadium on Saturday where they will compete against the LSU Tigers (6-2). LSU is 12-point underdogs from oddsmakers. The over/under comes in at 58.
The Alabama Crimson Tide head into this game 7-1 for this season. In their last contest, the Crimson Tide played against the Mississippi State Bulldogs and went home with a win by a final score of 30-6. Bryce Young connected on 21/35 with 249 yards through the air and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 138.6 and finished the game without throwing a pick. Jahmyr Gibbs led the offense in rushing for the Crimson Tide with 10 totes for 37 yards (3.7 yds per carry). In all, they ran 64 plays which totaled 290 yards. The Alabama Crimson Tide ended up rushing 27 different times and accrued 29 yards, which is an average of 1.1 yards per carry. When it came to stopping the run, the Crimson Tide gave up 62 yds on 26 attempts, which is an average of 2.4 yds per rush surrendered. Alabama allowed 30 completions on 61 attempts for 231 yards, and a completion percentage of 49.2%.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Alabama Crimson Tide have an average of 43.1 PPG. Offensively they average 210.8 yards rushing which has them sitting 17th in college football. The Crimson Tide have earned 3,881 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Alabama has compiled 23 touchdowns via the pass and 17 rushing touchdowns. Alabama has accrued 197 first downs as an offense, and they have committed 69 infractions for 579 yards. They have surrendered the football 11 different times.
In terms of yards through the air, the Crimson Tide have given up 1,614 yards which has them sitting in 31st in the nation. They are conceding 201.8 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 53.3%. For the season, they are conceding 295.6 yards/outing which has them sitting 14th in the nation. They have yielded 8 touchdowns through the air as well as 7 touchdowns on the ground. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 2.7 yards per run and 93.9 rushing yards per contest on the campaign. In total, they have given up 751 running yards through 8 contests. The Crimson Tide rank 7th in college football when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 16.6 PPG.
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The Tigers come into this matchup with a record of 6-2 for this season. When they last played, the Tigers went home victorious with a score of 45-20 when they faced the Ole Miss Rebels. Jayden Daniels ran the football 23 times for 121 yards, ending the contest with 5.3 yds per attempt for LSU. Jayden Daniels (2 TDs) walked away from the contest with 248 yards on 21/28 through the air while his QB rating was 173. He didn't throw any picks and his average yards per attempt was 8.9. LSU allowed 37 run attempts for 117 yards (3.2 yds per rush). The Tigers secondary gave up a completion rate of 57.1%, surrendering 287 yards on 20 for 35 passing. The Tigers finished the game with a total of 500 yds on 76 plays (6.6 yards per play). LSU rushed the football for 5.3 yards per tote, finishing with a total of 252 yards on 48 carries.
In terms of the points being put on the board, the Tigers sit 28th in the country by scoring 35.1 points per game. For the season thus far, the Tigers have earned 2,135 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 266.9 throwing yards per outing, ranking them 42nd in the country. The LSU Tigers maintain an average of 450.1 yards per contest, which has them sitting 30th in the country. The LSU offense has 475 yds of penalties on 54 infractions, which is good for 55th in the nation in terms of making mistakes.
LSU has given up a total of 1,136 yards rushing (142.0 yards per game) and 11 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. They have given up 8 touchdowns through the air and 204.3 yards per outing, which puts them in 35th in college football. The Tigers defense has taken the field for 505 plays, which is good for 23rd in college football. The Tigers are surrendering 21.1 points per game, which puts them 27th in the nation. This year, they have surrendered 169 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Crimson Tide/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers +12
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