NCAAF Football - Preview
The Alabama Crimson Tide and the Virginia Tech Hokies will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Lane Stadium.
Last time out for Alabama, they were a 42-14 winner as they battled Notre Dame on the road. Alabama covered in the match as a 10-point favorite, while 56 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Virginia Tech won its last outing, a 13-10 result against Rutgers on December 28. Virginia Tech covered in that game as a 1-point favorite, while the 23 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Alabama: 13-1 SU, 7-7 ATS
Virginia Tech: 7-6 SU, 4-9 ATS
Alabama most recently:
When playing in August are 5-0
When playing on grass are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 10-0
When favored on the road are 9-1
Virginia Tech most recently:
When playing in August are 3-2
When playing on grass are 4-6
When an underdog at home are 4-2
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Alabama is 17-1 SU in its last 18 games
Alabama is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games
Virginia Tech is 4-10-1 ATS in its last 15 games
Alabama at Texas A&M, Saturday, September 14
Virginia Tech home to Western Carolina, Saturday, September 7