BCS Title Game: Alabama vs. LSU

  Monday Jan 9, 2012 - 8:30 pm - New Orleans, LA (Neutral Site) | Odds: Alabama by 2.5, Total Points: 41 | Team Pages: ALA | LSU

ALA -2.5 Open +1.0 High -2.5
Last -2.0 Low +1.0

Line Movement

Historical Results of Games with Similar Lines

Since the start of the 2006-2007 college football season there have been 381 games where the closing line favored the away team by 1.5 to 3.5 points. In these games:

  • The team like Alabama won the game 227 times (59.6%)
  • The team like Louisiana State won the game 154 times (40.4%)
  • The team like Alabama did better against the spread, going 193-180-8 (51.7% ATS) and covering the spread by an average of 0.8 points

Historical Results of Games with Similar Line Movement

Since the start of the 2008-2009 college football season there have been 79 games where the closing line favored the initial favorite by 3.5 points more than the opening line.

In these games, the team like Alabama did better against the spread, going 48-29-2 (62.3% ATS) and covering the spread by an average of 3.6 points.