The SEC Championship game between Alabama and Florida takes place in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia Dome at 4 ET Saturday. The game is televised on CBS.
The Las Vegas Strip and offshore betting odds has Alabama -24 and 40.5. The opening numbers say Alabama -21.5 and 41. Betting percentages tell us Alabama is favored by 59 percent of bettors, while the over by seven of every ten bets.
To differentiate yards per rush on offense, the calculated superiority points to Alabama by a jaw-dropping 1.7. Passing yards per completion is another gage frenzied by successful Vegas whales. The lead is maintained by the Crimson Tide 7.9 to 6.6. Key metrics are incomplete sans yards per point. From the offensive scrutiny, the better numerals are in the column of Alabama 12.3-14.5.
Insofar as the quintessential registers on the defensive boundary of the ball. The yards per rush guide says the healthier run defense is Nick Saban’s squad by 1.3. The better-quality yards per pass data on defense declares that Alabama by .6. In terms of yards per point, the supreme defense this game is Crimson Tide, forcing 22.5 to just 20.1 for Florida. Yards per play favors Alabama on defense by .7 and offense by 2.0.
Yards per point is determined by dividing total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better. Previews of more games to bet on this weekend.
Spread betting trends (all records are ATS): Alabama 6-1 off spread loss, 12-4 to teams with a winning record. Florida 7-1 after getting less than 100 yards rushing their last game, 8-3 off spread loss. Alabama 9-2 in the series.
Totals angles: Alabama under 11-2 after allowing less than 170 yards passing previous game. Florida under 10-1 after allowing more than 200 yards rushing their last game.