College Football Showdown: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Auburn Tigers

College Football Showdown: Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Auburn Tigers

The top ranked Alabama Crimson Tide will look to remain perfect on the season, as they take on huge rivals Auburn. The 11-0 Crimson Tide are the top ranked team in the College Football Playoff Rankings, and looking to get back into the SEC title game. The Crimson Tide are coming off a win over Mercer 56-0.

The Auburn Tigers are looking to also get into the SEC title game. Despite having two losses on the season and 1 in conference play – the Tigers would take on Georgia next week with a win. The Tigers losses this season came to Clemson and then to LSU earlier this season. Alabama is -15 at MyBookie in this National Football League affair on Thanksgiving Day.

 Auburn Losing Coach?

There has been a great deal of talk about Auburn’s head coach Gus Malzahn leaving the program and heading to Arkansas at the end of the season. We will have to see how that shakes out following this game. The Auburn Tigers are seeking their 10th win of the season. The Tigers last four wins came over Arkansas, Texas A+M, Georgia and Louisiana-Monroe. Auburn scored 40+ points in all four of those games. On the season – the Tigers are scoring more than 37 points per game, and allowing just over 16 per game.

The Tigers top athletes on the offensive side are Jarrett Stidham and Kerryon Johnson. Those two have combined for more than 30 touchdowns. Stidham has thrown for more than 2,400 yards and 16 touchdowns, while Johnson just needs 28 yards to get to 1,200 on the ground this season.

Crimson Tide Rolling in 2017

The Alabama Crimson Tide, led by head coach Nick Saban are looking to remain perfect in the regular season. The Crimson Tide have scored 87 points in their last two games, both wins. The Crimson Tide on the season are scoring 41.4 points per game, which is 7th in the nation, and they are allowing just 10.2 points per game.

The Crimson Tide are led by quarterback Jalen Hurts, and receiver Calvin Ridley. Those two have hooked up 52 times for 3 touchdowns, but Ridley leads the team with nearly 900 receiving yards. Alabama has played just one game this season that finished in less than double digits. That was a win over Mississippi State.

Alabama Beats Auburn in Huge Rivalry Game

The Alabama Crimson Tide are going to win this game. This should be a pretty good football game, but one team is definitely better than the other. The best team here is the Alabama Crimson Tide with their ability to run the ball, pass the ball, and definitely defend the ball. In the end, the Alabama Crimson Tide -5 is the way to go in this game. Alabama beats the Tigers and heads to the SEC title game.  Bet on the Alabama Crimson Tide -5 at MyBookie.