Alabama vs Ole Miss football schedule: Odds, Point Spread, Preview and Prediction

The Alabama Crimson Tide meet the Ole Miss Rebels in one of the gigantic SEC games on Saturday, October 4 at 3:30 PM at the Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Oxford, MS.

Alabama’s journey to the first college football playoff would not be easy at all as it passes through the SEC first, which comprises of high-powered teams that are ranked in the top 25. The Crimson Tide (4-0) would be tested in the realm of offense and defense against their fellow undefeated Ole Miss Rebels.

Alabama and Ole Miss clashed last year September 28 and both teams were ranked at that time. The Crimson Tide were No. 1 at that time and they outlasted Mississippi through the rushing attacks of TJ Yeldon with 121 yards and Kenyan Drake with 99 yards on the ground. The Crimson Tide outgained the Rebles 434-205 in total yards.

The two teams are back into yet another SEC West classic game. Coming off from a win last September 21, the Alabama Crimson Tide dominated the Florida Gators, 42-21, through the career performance of Blake Sims with 445 yards and four touchdowns. Sims found his way to locate his passes with accuracy. Amari Cooper had 201 yards in 10 receptions and three touchdowns against the Gators, Moreover, Kenyan Drake added 87 yards in a touchdown catch.

In the running game, Derrick Henry had 111 yards and one touchdown in 20 attempts while Yeldon added 59 yards in 18 carries. Clearly, Alabama has the running game that would derail the defense of Ole Miss.

Offensively, Alabama averages 335.8 yards per game in passing and 258.5 yards in rushing. Defensively, Alabama yields an average of 188.3 yards per game in passing defense and 62 yards per game in rushing, No 2. in the country.

The Ole Miss Rebels (4-0) have all the chance in the world to pull off an upset. This game is the real test for the Rebels to measure their strength. Ole Miss defeated Boise State, 35-13, on August 28, Vanderbilt 41-3 on September 6, Louisiana Lafayette 56-15 on September 13, Memphis 24-3 last Saturday.

With a vaunted defense, Ole Miss yields 133.5 yards in passing, 6th in FBS, and 114.5 yards per game in rushing, 29th in the league. Surely, Ole Miss has the defense to topple the Alabama Crimson Tide. Quarterback Bo Wallace completed 17 of 31 passes for 159 yards against Alabama defense last year. Wallace has to dig deeper to navigate through the defense of the Crimson Tide.

Alabama vs Ole Miss game is a showcasing of defensive strategies. Whichever team that forces turnovers probably would win.
Alabama vs Ole Miss football TV schedule is on CBS.
Alabama vs Ole Miss opening odds and points spread: -4.5 Alabama

Which team would win this game?

Alabama Crimson Tide would win the game and they cover.

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