Arkansas Razorbacks vs Alabama Crimson Tide 10/14/2023 – This Saturday, the Arkansas Razorbacks embark on an ambitious road trip to face the 11th-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa. College football enthusiasts should anticipate an exhilarating matchup as both teams bring their A-game to the gridiron. Stay abreast of all of the latest college football action by checking our picks page regularly. The best college football betting websites picks are updated below as these teams clash in an important game.
Arkansas Razorbacks vs Alabama Crimson Tide 10/14/2023 Game Info
|When:||Saturday, October 14, 2023|
|Time:||12:00 PM ET|
Sam Pittman vs Nick Saban
Arkansas Razorbacks have had an uneven season so far, earning just four wins overall and three in SEC play so far after recently falling 27-20 against Ole Miss Rebels. KJ Jefferson put forth an admirable effort, passing for 250 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions, yet allowed Ole Miss to amass 349 total yards of offense despite this valiant performance by KJ Jefferson and the team.
Jefferson Continues to Lead Arizona
Jefferson leads the Razorbacks’ offensive efforts with 1,300 passing yards, 12 touchdowns, and six interceptions over six games played this year. On the ground level, AJ Green leads in terms of rush yards with 195 and two scores while Andrew Armstrong tops receiver duties with 437 receiving yards and four touchdown receptions. Meanwhile, on defense linebacker Jaheim Thomas stands as the top tackler with 56 tackles – not to mention their 17 quarterback sacks and nine interceptions to display their prowess on defense!
Alabama’s Hot Four-Game Winning Streak
Alabama Crimson Tide are currently riding a four-game winning streak and boast a 5-1 overall and 3-0 SEC record after their 26-20 victory over Texas A&M on March 24. Quarterback Jalen Milroe shined, throwing for 321 yards including three touchdown passes and one reception, while Jermaine Burton caught nine passes for 197 yards and two touchdown receptions to lead Alabama on offense despite experiencing some turnover issues. Alabama amassed 344 total yards but suffered some turnover issues that limited total yards gained.
Jalen Milroe Plays a Crucial Role For Alabama
Jalen Milroe has been the driving force for Alabama Crimson Tide’s offense this year, amassing 1,159 passing yards, nine touchdowns, and four interceptions. Jase McClellan led in rushing with 371 yards and three touchdowns while Jermaine Burton has taken home four touchdowns as the leading receiver with 386 receiving yards and four touchdown receptions. Defensively, cornerback Caleb Downs led tacklers with 50 stops while 19 quarterback sacks and 8 interceptions have demonstrated the Crimson Tide’s strength on defense this season.
Alabama seems like the obvious favorite here; their Crimson Tide have covered the spread in five out of their last seven games and nine of 12 during October. Alabama’s defense has been particularly formidable, yielding only 15.2 points per game against Arkansas Razorbacks’ below-average offense.
NCAAF Latest Odds: ALA -18 ; O/U 49.5
Arkansas Razorbacks, coming off four straight losses and heading into Alabama to face Crimson Tide will face a daunting challenge as they take on Alabama Crimson Tide on Tuesday. Their most recent outing was against Ole Miss Rebels of 14th ranking who beat them 27-20 despite leading at halftime 7-0 and then rallying late into the fourth quarter to lead 20-17 before succumbing with 10 final points against them and leaving them at 2-4 overall, 0-2 SEC conference record and sitting outside playoff hunt.
QB K.J. Jefferson was instrumental to Arkansas, passing for 252 yards and two touchdown passes – Ty Washington was on hand to catch both touchdown passes on seven receptions for 90 yards – amassing 7 receptions of his own in total, helping him catch both touchdown passes himself! As a team, they totaled 288 total yards of offense but their running game only managed 36 yards of total yardage (36 by KJ himself!). Arkansas did face some obstacles though with two turnovers both caused by KJ Jefferson interceptions; these challenges would need to be managed properly to win.
Ole Miss rushed for 349 total yards against Arkansas in this match-up and Arkansas conceded 21 first downs without forcing any turnovers during the contest. They did, however, register eight tackles for loss (two sacks included).
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Arkansas’ last 9 games.
Arkansas are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Arkansas are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games against Alabama.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arkansas’ last 7 games on the road.
Arkansas are 0-9 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Alabama.
Razorbacks are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Southeastern Conference.
Arkansas are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the West Division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arkansas’ last 5 games played in October.
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
Alabama are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Alabama’s last 8 games.
Alabama are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games.
Alabama are 19-1 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Crimson Tide are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Arkansas.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Alabama’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Southeastern Conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Alabama’s last 6 games against an opponent in the West Division.
Alabama are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games played in October.
Alabama are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in week 7.
Arkansas Razorbacks vs Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Pick
Arkansas enters this SEC matchup ranked 107th nationally, currently sitting at 105th in rushing and 84th in passing. Unfortunately, their performance has been inconsistent, with veteran quarterback Jefferson’s experience not translating to impressive statistics on offense. They rank 16th nationally for efficiency within the red zone while defensively they stand 33rd in total defense, 61st against the run, and 42nd against pass while their red zone efficiency ranks only 102nd out of all defensive metrics.
Alabama Crimson Tide appear to have found their footing after losing to Texas early this season at home, winning 26-20 against Texas A&M as part of a comeback effort after trailing 17-10 at halftime and mounting an incredible comeback score of 14 points in the second half. The college football money line betting picks are intact for the Crimson Tide to win this game using the sports betting app.
Score Prediction: Tide 33, Razorbacks 10.