LINE: Alabama -29.5
ATS PICK: Alabama
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Sorry for this, but it’s chasing time.
I’m chasing after Texas A&M had LSU beaten easily – until a late Tiger TD ruined the spread in a 20-7 Aggie win.
I’m chasing Alabama after the season-opener gave me a false sense of confidence.
I picked Missouri to cover against the Tide, and the Tiger D that has turned out to be great kept it in range in a 38-19 Bama win.
Of course Texas A&M’s defense was good enough to make it close the following week.
Of course Tennessee at home was going to dial up something special to at least come up with something in the fourth quarter to cover.
It’s Kentucky – every Kentucky game is close, and …
Let’s not get into the It’s The Iron Bowl And Auburn Always Plays Bama Tough thing in last week’s 42-13 Tide win.
LSU’s defense has actually been okay at times. The secondary still has talent, and the pass rush is good enough to at least be a problem if the Tide aren’t focused after the emotion of beating their arch-rival like a drum, and …
I’m done trying to make a pick happen against Alabama.
The O gets the headlines, but the Tide D has been just as much of a star lately, allowing 33 points total over the last four games.
Even though it’s just LSU’s second home game since the opener against Mississippi State, Bama will take care of this fast.
And thus ends the Big Teams, Big Spreads, Big Wins week with a slammed shut door, because No. 1 is …