Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles vs Alabama Crimson Tide 2019 NCAAF Week 4 Game Preview
Expect more Alabama Crimson Tide haters to laugh at the SEC program’s schedule, as the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles fly to Tuscaloosa to get their fat paycheck — and hope for a miracle they can take down Nick Saban’s boys.
Nitrogen Sports Blog takes a look at the NCAAF Week 4 Southern Mississippi vs Alabama matchup in this preview.
Southern Mississippi vs Alabama Week 4 game preview
When: Saturday, September 21, 2019
Where: Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, AL
2019 NCAAF Odds: Southern Mississippi (+39) vs. Alabama (-39)
What to know about the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (2-1)
Southern Mississippi vs Alabama 2019 NCAAF Week 4 moneyline odds for the Golden Eagles: TBA
The Golden Eagles are in for a fight in Tuscaloosa. They know that it;s going to take something of a miracle for them to beat the Crimson Tide on the road, but that doesn’t mean they can’t make noise either. In their 47-42 win over the Troy Trojans, the Golden Eagles showed their ability to light up the sky with 514 passing yards.
Quarterback Jack Abraham passed for 463 yards and two touchdowns, while wide receiver Quez Watkins went off for 209 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Apart from Watkins, the Crimson Tide will have their eyes locked in on Jaylond Adams, who had 180 receiving yards on 11 receptions in the Troy game.
What to know about the Alabama Crimson Tide (3-0)
Southern Mississippi vs Alabama 2019 NCAAF Week 4 moneyline odds for the Crimson Tide: TBA
Alabama starts the game as undeniable favorites to win. On paper they have everything going for them: a history of victories over Southern Miss. (34-6-2), they’ve won the last time they met (it ended 52-12) and they’ve enjoyed a stronger start to the season.
QB Jack Abraham looks to be the main man to keep an eye on as far as Southern Miss are concerned. Much of the defensive strategy of Alabama will hinge on making Abraham uncomfortable. As a powerhouse that is so used to dealing with other powerhouses, the Crimson Tide shouldn’t have a hard time containing the Golden Eagles’ attack.
- Southern Miss is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games.
- Southern Miss is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games against Alabama.
- Alabama 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games.
- Alabama is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games against an opponent in the Conference USA conference.
The Southern Mississippi vs. Alabama 2019 NCAAF Week 4 matchup is likely going to end up in another blowout win for the host, but we’ve seen crazy things in the past. Check out our how to bet on sports piece first and while you’re at it, read our other college football previews as well here at Nitrogen Sports Blog.