Alabama vs. Notre Dame CFP Semifinal Betting Odds, Picks, Analysis and Predictions
The best offshore sportsbooks for US players favor the Tide over the Irish by 19.5 points when Alabama and Notre Dame play in the Rose Bowl/CFP semifinal.
Notre Dame vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Rose Bowl Odds by MyBookie.ag
|Notre Dame||+19½ (-110)||65½ (-110)||+850|
|Alabama||-19½ (-110)||65½ (-110)||-1300|
Betting Alabama Crimson Tide
The Roll Tide is heavy chalk according to the best online sportsbooks. The Alabama Crimson Tide head into this one as the top seed in the playoff bracket. They posted an 11-0 record in the regular season. Including a 52-46 win over Florida in the SEC championship game.
Mac Jones has thrown for 3,739 yards, 32 touchdowns and 4 picks on 76.5% completion. Najee Harris has rushed for a team-best 24 rushing touchdowns. Brian Robinson Jr. has 404 rushing yards and six TDs. DeVonta Smith has 98 recs for 1,511 yards and 17 touchdowns. John Metchie III had 782 receiving yards and six TDs.
Christian Harris and Dylan Moses tied with a team-best 68 total tackles. Harris logged a team-best 48 solo tackles and 4.5 sacks. Moses has 1.5 sacks and one interception. Malachi Moore has three interceptions. Will Anderson Jr. had a team-best seven sacks. Christian Barmore had six sacks. Christopher Allen had five sacks.
According to the best offshore sportsbooks for US players, Alabama is 7-1 ATS in their last eight games. 10-0 SU in their last 10 games. 11-0 SU in their last 11 games this season. And 9-2 SU in their last 11 games playing an opponent in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The total has gone O in seven of Alabama’s last nine games played in January. Alabama is 7-1 ATS in their last eight games when playing as the favorite
Betting Notre Dame Fighting Irish
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish go into the playoffs as the #4 seed. They finished their run as a temporary member of the ACC with a 10-1 record. They went unbeaten in the first ten games prior to a 34-10 loss to Clemson in the conference championship game.
Ian Book has thrown for 2,601 yards, 15 touchdowns and a couple of picks. Kyren Williams has rushed for 1,061 yards and 12 TDs. Chris Tyree has rushed for 480 yards with four scores. Book has 430 rushing yards with eight scores.
C’Bo Flemister has 299 rushing yards with five scores. Javon McKinley has 697 receiving yards with three TDs on 40 catches. Ben Skowronek, Michael Mayer and Avery Davis each have 300-plus receiving yards. Williams and Tommy Tremble each have 200-plus receiving yards as well.
Kyle Hamilton has 56 total tackles including a team-best 45 solo tackles. Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah has 55 total tackles. Adetokunbo Ogundeji had a team-best 6.5 sacks. Isaiah Foskey has 4.5 sacks for Notre Dame.
Per the best offshore sportsbooks for US players, Notre Dame is 16-1 SU in their last 17 games. And 10-1 SU in their last 11 games this season. The total has gone U in four of Notre Dame’s last five games playing an opponent in the Southeastern Conference. Notre Dame is 1-8 SU in their last nine games played in January. The total has gone U in four of Notre Dame’s last six games when playing as the underdog.
Notre Dame vs. Alabama Crimson Tide NCAAF Pick
This many points with Notre Dame are tempting. Considering the defensive woes that have plagued Alabama against Ole Miss and Florida. The difference is that those two tend to be more pass-happy.
Alabama’s defense should be at is best against Notre Dame’s running attack. Bama has the 12th-best run defense. Look for Mac Jones, Najee Harris, DeVonta Smith to have a field day with the Irish. They win this one by at least three or four TDs.