Two storied college program collide in the BCS title game as #2 Alabama (12-1) takes on #1 Notre Dame (12-0) Monday night at 8:30ET. College football odds are listed at Bovada sportsbook.
Alabama comes into the title game having won three in a row since being upset at home by Texas A&M. For the year, they are 12-1 SU and 6-7 ATS. The Tide have struggled of late against the spread, failing to cover in four of its last five matchups. Alabama has dominated on the defensive end. In addition, they have been able to pound opposing defenses with a power running game.
Notre Dame looks to continue their storybook season behind a dominating defense. For the year, they are 13-0 SU and 7-6 ATS. The Irish have only given up more than 20 points once this year, and that was the three overtime thriller against Pittsburgh in early November. Notre Dame is trying to win its first national title since 1988.
Alabama is a 9 ½ point favorite. This line represents the general feeling that the SEC is the dominant conference in the land. Notre Dame is built like an SEC team, and they could very well spring the upset here. Take the Irish +9 ½ but first read sportsbook reviews.