Sugar Bowl CFP Semifinal Odds & Free NCAA Football Expert Picks on Alabama Crimson Tide vs Clemson Tigers
Monday, January 01, 2018
by Aengus Moorehead

Alabama Look to Avenge Championship Loss vs. Clemson

Sugar Bowl CFP Semifinal Odds & Free NCAA Football Expert Picks on Alabama Crimson Tide vs Clemson Tigers

#4 Alabama Crimson Tide (11-1) vs
#1 Clemson Tigers (12-1)

Time: 8:45 PM ET
Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
Watch on: ESPN
Odds: Alabama -3
Total O/U: 47½

The fourth-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide will attempt to get back into the win column and exact revenge for last year’s championship loss as they get ready to square off against the top-ranked Clemson Tigers in the Sugar Bowl which will be shown on ESPN Monday night at 8:45 p.m. ET and live from Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

The two schools have met twice in the past two years and both games were for the CFP National Championship title. The Crimson Tide won the 2015 edition taking the game 45-40 as a 6.5-point favorite. The Tigers got their revenge last season when they stunned Alabama 35-31 scoring a touchdown with one second left in the game.

The Crimson Tide come into this contest having lost their last and only game of the season 26-14 in the Iron Bowl versus Auburn. The Tigers’ lone loss came at the hands of Syracuse back in October. Clemson, which has claimed its third consecutive ACC conference title, enters this affair as a 3-point underdog, thanks to BetOnline Sportsbook, with the total sitting at 47½ points.

#4 Alabama Crimson Tide vs. #1 Clemson Tigers Betting Odds & Team Stats

Gm# Team
Opener
273 Alabama
47
274 Clemson
-1
 
 
Alabama Crimson Tide
 
Clemson Tigers
11-1
Lost 1
31
5-7
39.08
11.50
27.58
4-4
1-3
5-7
3-5
2-2
Record
Streak
Last Meeting
ATS
Offense
Defense
Diff.
ATS Home
ATS Away
O/U Record
O/U Home
O/U Away
12-1
Won 6
35
8-4-1
35.17
13.58
21.59
5-2-1
3-2
5-8
3-5
2-3

#4 Alabama Crimson Tide vs. #1 Clemson Tigers Betting Trends & Predictions

Alabama:
Alabama is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Alabama is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games

Clemson:
Clemson is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Clemson is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games

The Bottom Line:
Since their loss, the Tigers have been impressive offensively scoring 37.6 points per game and their defense is second in the nation with just 12.8 PPG. That combination will prove to be too much for Alabama to overcome. The Pick: Clemson +3 and the over 47½.

Aengus Moorehead NCAAF Predictions: Clemson +3
Total O/U: Over 47½
NCAAF Record: 21-31   /   -13.1 Units

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