Alabama Crimson Tide

Are the top teams in the Preseason AP Poll good bets?

by John Ewing • August 21, 2017

Alabama is the No. 1 team in the AP preseason Top 25 poll in college football. Behind Bama is No. 2 Ohio State, No. 3 Florida State, No. 4 USC and Clemson, the defending champions, at No. 5. Each team is expected to compete for the National Championship but are the top teams in the […]


Alabama is the Preseason Favorite to win the National Championship

by John Ewing • August 21, 2017

The opening weekend in college football is this Saturday. Sure, there are only five games scheduled but a few of these teams have odds to win the championship. With that in mind, here is a look at the favorites heading into the 2017-18 season. Alabama (+245) is the preseason favorite to win the National Championship. […]


The 10 best Alabama prop bets for the 2017 season

by John Ewing • July 6, 2017

The Crimson Tide are the favorites (+265) to win the 2017-18 NCAA Championship. Nick Saban’s team also is the most likely playoff participant, has the highest win total in college football and has three players with Heisman odds. Bama is good, so good in fact that 5Dimes has listed props for the upcoming season. Here […]


Alabama is the favorite to make the College Football Playoff

by John Ewing • June 19, 2017

Four teams will make the College Football Playoff but which programs are favored to play for the national title? The bookmakers at 5Dimes released odds for 50 schools to make and miss the playoffs. Alabama is the odds on favorite to make the College Football Playoff. The Crimson Tide have participated in the four-team tournament […]


Win totals for all the best teams in college football

by John Ewing • May 19, 2017

CG Technology posted win totals for nearly 50 college football teams. Alabama’s win total was set at 10.5, the highest in the country. Bama has won 11 or more games in six straight years. If you want to bet the Tide’s over you have to wager $150 to win $100. Ohio State has the second […]


2017 College Football Win Totals

by John Ewing • May 16, 2017

It’s not even summer yet but many sports fans are already looking ahead to the fall and the return of football. For the pigskin fanatics out there BetOnline recently posted win totals for the 2017 college football season. Which squads are expected to rack up the wins when the season kicks off? Alabama (+350) is […]


2016 College Football Playoff Trends

by John Ewing • January 3, 2017

The national championship game will be a rematch featuring Alabama vs. Clemson. The top ranked Tide advanced to the title game by beating Washington 24-7 while Clemson cruised in its semi-final shutting out Ohio State 31-0. The entire season has been building to this game. With that in mind, here are trends for the College […]


2016 College Football Playoff Trends

by John Ewing • December 28, 2016

The entire season has been building to New Year’s Eve when Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Washington will decide who is college football’s best team. With that in mind, here are trends for the College Football Playoff. Note: Our database goes back to 2005. College Football Playoff Trends Favorites are 3-3 straight-up and 2-4 ATS […]


2016 College Football Betting Review

by John Ewing • December 12, 2016

As we head into the bowl season, let’s pause to look back at what we learned from the regular season. Here is your 2016 college football betting review. Betting Trends Underdogs went 424-381 (52.7%) ATS Road teams went 405-374 (52.0%) ATS Unders went 423-392 (51.9%) Betting against the public (<35% of tickets): 204-173 (54.1%) ATS […]


College Football Playoff Value Bets 12.5.16

by John Ewing • December 5, 2016

After months of speculation, the College Football Playoff is set. No. 1 Alabama will play No. 4 Washington and No. 2 Clemson will face off against No. 3 Ohio State. We know the pairings, which team(s) offer value to win the third edition of the playoff? To determine if a team has value we look […]