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No. 6 Alabama vs. No. 11 Ole Miss odds heading into game week

The Tide are likely to miss the SEC Championship, but there’s still a path for the Rebels if they can find a win.

Ole Miss quarterback Jaxson Dart embraces running back Ulysses Bentley IV after Bentley scored a touchdown during the NCAA football game between the Ole Miss Rebels and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on September 17th, 2022 at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, GA. Photo by Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Alabama Crimson Tide will face the Mississippi Rebels on Saturday, October 12 at 3:30 p.m. ET. The game will air on CBS, and it’s the last visit by the network to Oxford before ESPN becomes the full-time airer of SEC football.

The Crimson Tide played themselves out of the national championship picture, falling 31-30 in overtime to the LSU Tigers last Saturday. It’s the second SEC loss of the year for Bama, who despite having some of the most talent ever assembled by a college football team could be off to a bowl game in Orlando or Tampa.

Mississippi comes off their bye with an 8-1 record, their only loss a 45-20 to that same LSU team. There’s still a path to an SEC title if LSU drops one more game this year, but Jaxson Dart and former Nick Saban assistant Lane Kiffin will be underdogs at home.

Here are the opening odds for this matchup courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook:

Alabama vs. Ole Miss opening odds

Spread: Alabama -12
Total: 66.5