No. 1 Alabama 3-touchdown favorite to win at Missouri

5 years 11 months 1 week ago Friday, October 12 2012 Oct 12, 2012 Friday, October 12, 2012 1:19:00 PM CDT October 12, 2012 in Tiger Talk
By: Associated Press

COLUMBIA (AP) -- Missouri is a three-touchdown underdog on Saturday against top-ranked Alabama.

Missouri's starting quarterback is out, the offensive line is in tatters and the opponent hasn't shown many flaws so far in gunning for a second consecutive national championship.

The scenario is dismal for the Tigers (3-3, 0-3 SEC), who are still seeking their first Southeastern Conference victory.

Alabama (5-0, 2-0) has won eight in a row by 19 or more points, and it's been five years since its last loss to an unranked opponent. Plus, the Crimson Tide players had a week off to rest.

 

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