Saturday’s Den: Notes on SEC football………

— Favorites won/covered the last five national championship games.

— Best teams last year, in turnover margin:
+19- Michigan
+16- Penn State
+13- Northwestern

Worst teams last year, in turnover margin:
minus-20- Temple
minus-17- Nebraska
Minus-14- Rice

Some quick notes on SEC teams:
— Last four years, Alabama is 18-7-1 ATS as a home favorite.
Of course, a new era begins this year in Tuscaloosa, with Nick Saban leaving.

— Arkansas coach Sam Pittman is 16-7 ATS as an underdog, 6-11-1 as a favorite.

— In his career, Auburn coach Hugh Freeze is 6-2 SU in bowl games, 28-13 ATS as am underdog.

— Last three years, Florida Gators are 17-21 SU; they lost their last three bowl games by an average score of 38-13.

— Georgia coach Kirby Smart is 18-27-1 ATS as a home favorite, 20-11 as a road favorite.

Famous birthdays, June 22nd:
Kris Kristofferson, 88
Bobby Douglass, 77
Meryl Streep, 75

Clyde Drexler, 62
Amy Brenneman, 60
Kurt Warner, 53

Champ Bailey, 46
Josh Naylor, 27
Cam Akers, 25

— In his career. LSU coach Brian Kelly is 35-17-2 ATS as an underdog.

— Ole Miss Rebels are 2-3 SU/3-2 ATS in their last five bowls, giving up 37.6 ppg in the five games.

— Last two years, Missouri Tigers are 11-5 ATS against SEC opponents.

— South Carolina coach Shane Beamer is 11-4 ATS as a favorite.

— In his career, Tennessee coach Josh Heupel is 21-13 ATS as a home favorite, 3-8 ATS as an underdog.
Last two seasons, Vols were +17 in turnovers.

— Since 2014, Texas A&M is 15-26-2 ATS in games coming off a loss.

— Since 2019, Vanderbilt is 7-24 against the spread; they’re 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games coming off a win. 

Author: Armadillo Sports

I've been involved in sports my whole life, now just write about them. I like to travel, mostly to Las Vegas- they have gambling there.