LSU vs Alabama: Line, Prediction, TV Channel & Live Stream for SEC Football

The second of two ranked-vs-ranked matchups in SEC Football on Saturday, Alabama travels to Baton Rouge for their annual showdown with LSU. A head-to-head matchup that the Crimson Tide have owned during the Nick Saban era, Alabama has won 10 of the last 11 meetings between the two dating back to the 2012 BCS national championship game, with LSU’s lone win during that span coming back in 2019 in Tuscaloosa.

Beginning with a look at the Tigers, LSU comes into this contest with a 6-2 overall record, as well as a 4-1 mark in SEC Football play. The Tigers are also ranked as the No. 10 team in the country according to the College Football Playoff rankings, and are coming off a bye week, with their most recent contest being an impressive 45-20 win over Ole Miss in Baton Rouge.

The Tigers offense is currently averaging 35.1 PPG on the year, a group that is led by dual-threat quarterback Jayden Daniels, who is currently completing 69.9% of his passes with 21 total touchdowns this season. Josh Williams and Armoni Goodwin are the Tigers top two producers at running back, while Malik Nabers, Kayshon Boutte, Jaray Jenkins, and Brian Thomas Jr are the top pass catchers.

On defense, LSU is allowing 21.1 PPG to opponents, a group that is led in tackles by linebacker Micah Baskerville with 50 on the year. BJ Ojulari is the Tigers top pass rusher with four sacks on the year, while others such as Greg Penn III, Jay Ward, Harold Perkins all have 35+ tackles this season.

As for Alabama, the Crimson Tide come into this contest ranked as the No. 6 team in the country according to the College Football Playoff rankings, currently holding a 7-1 record, as well as a 4-1 mark in SEC Football play. Alabama is also coming off a bye week, with their most recent contest also being a home win where they defeated Mississippi State, 30-6.

Leading the Alabama offense, one that averages 43.1 PPG (fourth-most nationally), is 2021 Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Bryce Young, as well as running back Jahmyr Gibbs who is among the Crimson Tide’s rushing and receiving leaders. Jase McClellan will also factor into the Alabama running game, while the Crimson Tide’s top receivers as Ja’Corey Brooks, Jermaine Burton, Kobe Prentice, and Traeshon Holden.

Defensively, Alabama also ranks top 10 nationally in points allowed to opponents (seventh with 16.6 PPG), and are led by one of the nation’s top defensive players in edge rusher Will Anderson Jr. Leading the Crimson Tide in tackles is the duo of Henry To’oTo’o and DeMarcco Hellams, while Brian Branch and Jordan Battle are two additional top tacklers in the secondary.

LSU vs Alabama Line, Spread, Over/Under

As of Thursday night, Alabama is a 13.5-point favorite over LSU according to FanDuel, with the over/under at 56.5. Alabama is -530, while LSU is +390.

LSU vs Alabama SEC Football Prediction

Based on recent history, we know that Alabama has rarely lost in Baton Rouge under Nick Saban, and they are favored to go on the road and beat the Tigers here once again. I’ll say that Alabama does win this game by at-least a touchdown, with the Crimson Tide eventually pulling away in the second half behind a big game from quarterback Bryce Young. Prediction: Alabama 30, LSU 17

What Channel is the LSU vs Alabama Game On?

LSU vs Alabama will be played on Saturday, November 5 at 7:00 PM ET from Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, LA. The game will be available on ESPN.

LSU vs Alabama Live Stream

A live stream of LSU vs Alabama can be found on fuboTV here.

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