Alabama Favored by -39 Against Florida Atlantic on Saturday - Week 2 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

Florida Atlantic Owls

vs

Alabama Crimson Tide
Saturday, September 06, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Bryant-Denny Stadium

Alabama survived a minor scare from West Virginia in its season opener, and now moves on to lighter competition when it hosts Florida Atlantic on Saturday afternoon.

The Tide was favored by 40 points the last time they played the Owls, just two seasons ago, but declined to cover that spread, winning 40-7.

Alabama is only 3-7 ATS the last 10 times it's been favored by four touchdowns or more, while FAU is 3-1 ATS in its last four games against the SEC. The Owls are also 17-6 ATS in their last 23 games overall.

The Tide were favored by 40 points midweek over at Bovada while the total was 50.5 at BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Florida Atlantic Owls vs Alabama Crimson Tide Pick

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 37-17 result in favor of the Crimson Tide. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Florida Atlantic Owls vs Alabama Crimson Tide Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide have seen them go 1-0 and 0-1 ATS so far this season, while the Florida Atlantic Owls are at 0-0 and 0-0 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Florida Atlantic Owls are 0-0, while the Alabama Crimson Tide are 1-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Alabama vs Florida Atlantic injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 3 (Alabama Crimson Tide) and the No. 54 (Florida Atlantic Owls) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

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Recent Outings Betting Recap

Florida Atlantic was a 55-7 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Cornhuskers. They failed to cover the +20-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (62) made winners of OVER bettors. Florida Atlantic didnÆt make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Cornhuskers as Nebraska blasted them 55-7 in Week 1 action.

In their last action, Alabama was a 33-23 winner on the road against Mountaineers. They failed to cover the -22-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (56) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In their last game, Alabama's aerial attack generated 365 yards and the Crimson Tide came away with a 33-23 victory over West Virginia at Georgia Dome.

Florida Atlantic Owls vs Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Odds Trends

Florida Atlantic is 17-6 ATS in its last 23 games
Florida Atlantic is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Florida Atlantic is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 6 games
Alabama is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Alabama is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Alabama's last 9 games
Alabama is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Florida Atlantic home to Tulsa, Saturday, September 13th
Alabama home to Southern Miss, Saturday, September 13th

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