Despite being ranked three spots below No. 4 LSU, the No. 7 Alabama Crimson Tide are currently favored by 5.5 points in Saturday night’s game.
VegasInsider.com indicates that the Tide opened as a seven-point favorite last week but have slipped to just under a touchdown.
While LSU (7-0, 4-0 SEC) is ranked higher than ‘Bama (7-1, 4-1 SEC) in the AP Top 25, many national prognosticators favor the Tide over the Tigers in bowl projections and national title talk. Alabama also has better national championship odds than LSU.