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Texas A&M Aggies vs Alabama Crimson Tide Predictions, Picks, Odds and NCAA Football Betting Preview – September 22 2018

Texas A&M Aggies vs Alabama Crimson Tide Predictions, Picks, Odds and NCAA Football Betting Preview – September 22 2018

No one has touched the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide so far this season, as they’ve been metaphorically made a habit of hurling their opponents out of the window. The Texas A&M Aggies have no plans of being just another sacrificial lamb for the Crimson Tide. They’ve already given No. 2 Clemson a run for its own money back in Week 2. Can Kellen Mond and the Aggies make ‘Bama perspire at the very least? Or will the Crimson Tide add Texas A&M to their growing pile of victims?

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Betting Preview for the Texas A&M Aggies vs Alabama Crimson Tide Week 4 College Football Game on September 22 2018

Where: Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa

When: Saturday, September 22, 2018, 3:30 PM ET

Line: Texas A&M Aggies (+24.5) vs Alabama Crimson Tide (-24.5) – view all 2018 NCAAF lines

TV Broadcast: ESPN

Betting on the Texas A&M Aggies (2-1 Overall / 0-0 Conference)

Aggies sophomore quarterback Kellen Mond has been steady under center so far this season, but he’s about to be put on an acid test this coming Saturday against Alabama’s punishing defense. In his last outing, Mond completed 16 of 24 passes for a touchdown with zero interceptions to guide the Aggies in a breezy 48-10 win over UL Monroe at home that served like a warmup game for next week’s clash with the Crimson Tide. Mond also rushed the ball nine times for 67 yards and two touchdowns. Running back Trayveon Williams paced the team with 128 rushing yards on 22 carries. The Aggies are not going to be that successful in moving the chains and finding the end zone against Alabama, but they still present a significant threat to Alabama. Versus the Crimson Tide, the Aggies need to be as perfect as they can be. That means eliminating errors and cutting down on penalties. The Aggies only had five infractions in the UL Monroe game for 55 yards, but head coach Jimbo Fisher said that “any penalty is too many.”

The Aggies are

Betting on the Alabama Crimson Tide (3-0 Overall / 1-0 Conference)

Oh, you thought Ole Miss would give Alabama some fight? Nick Saban and his boys made sure everyone who believed that the Rebels were going to give the Crimson Tide some kind of resistance would eat their words, as ‘Bama destroyed Ole Miss last Saturday on the road, 62-7.  Tua Tagovailoa remained continued to show how cool and collected he is in the pocket by throwing for 191 passing yards and two touchdowns with zero interceptions on 11 of 15 completions. He now has 646 passing yards and eight touchdowns without a pick. To further illustrate just how effective and efficient Tagovailoa has been so far this season, 14 of 20 drives he led has ended in a TD score for the Crimson Tide.  Alabama also ran the ball 44 times and gathered 210 rushing yards and three touchdowns against Ole Miss. Having said that, it’s Alabama’s defense that strikes injects the most fear down the spine of their opponents. Against the Rebels, Alabama recorded four sacks and two interceptions. It did allow 115 rushing yards, but Ole Miss took 37 carries to reach that number.

Alabama is 3-1 ATS in its last four games as the home team.

Writer’s Prediction

Alabama wins, 35-24.

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