Alabama opens as touchdown favorite over Mississippi State
For the second time in four weeks, Alabama is favored over a ranked opponent on the road.
The No. 4 Crimson Tide opened as six-point favorites over the No. 20 Mississippi State Bulldogs, and are currently listed as seven-point favorites across Vegas (according to Vegas Insider).
Nick Saban’s team dismantled No. 2 LSU, 30-16, on Saturday night, to collect its sixth win in a row.
MSU has had a few extra days to rest after walloping Missouri, 31-13, in Columbia on Thursday. Quarterback Dak Prescott reached two huge milestones — 10,000 career total yards and 100 career total touchdowns — in the win.
Last year’s tilt was a big one, as No. 5 Alabama outlasted No. 1 Mississippi State, 25-20, in Tuscaloosa.
Alabama is used to being a road favorite; it took down then-No. 8 Texas A&M in mid-October after getting some love from Vegas.