LSU (7-1) ranked No. 3 in the first College Football Playoff poll of this season.
The Tigers have built an impressive list of wins against teams like Miami, Auburn, Georgia and Mississippi State. Even the team’s loss, a competitive game at Florida, proved something.
Alabama (8-0) has played Texas A&M at home, and no one else of real consequence.Yet the Tide were favored by as many as 15 points as of Wednesday afternoon. Despite the big number, the majority of bet tickets and money are still backing Alabama, according to The Action Network.