As known from:
The SunFootball365Sportskeeda
Alerts
Latest Deals
Write a Review
Write a Review
Nothing Found
About betting.net
  • Betting.net on YouTube
  • About betting.net
  • The betting.net Crew
  • How We Rate
  • Play Responsibly
  • Contact us
  • Writers Wanted
  • Content Disclaimer
  • Affiliate Disclosure
Contains commercial content
Alerts
Latest Deals
Write a Review
Write a Review
Nothing Found
About betting.net
  • Betting.net on YouTube
  • About betting.net
  • The betting.net Crew
  • How We Rate
  • Play Responsibly
  • Contact us
  • Writers Wanted
  • Content Disclaimer
  • Affiliate Disclosure
Betting.net / SEC Week 8 Preview: Top Matchups and CFP Odds

SEC Week 8 Preview: Top Matchups and CFP Odds

Publish Date: October 22, 2021
Fact checked by: Jesse M Cox

The SEC heads into week 8 with both divisions still up for grabs but Georgia and Alabama are heavy favorites to come out of the East and West Divisions. With the other conferences suffering some setbacks in recent weeks this could be another year that the SEC gets two teams into the College Football playoffs once again. Most of the conference has a bye this week but there are a few intriguing matchups.

To get in on the SEC action this weekend head on over to our Offers Page for the most up-to-date promotions and sign-up bonus offers. 

Top Matchups

LSU vs Ole Miss (-8)

Ole Miss Football

Ole Miss has a big matchup at home against LSU

Ole Miss and LSU are two old rivals that will meet up in Oxford for another big SEC matchup this weekend. Ed Orgeron is being pushed out after the season end but is being allowed to finish the season as LSU coach which gives this game an interesting dynamic. Orgeron coached at Ole Miss from 2005-2007 and LSU has always played Ole Miss tough with Coach O at the helm. This could be a dangerous game for Ole Miss as LSU will be playing loose and the LSU coaching staff will likely have a very aggressive game plan as they have nothing to lose. I like Ole Miss to pull ahead late in this game but I think LSU covers the spread and Ole Miss wins a high scoring game with a final score around 41-35.

Alabama (-25) vs. Tennessee

Tennessee heads down to Tuscaloosa after a heartbreaking loss against Ole Miss last weekend and is not getting much respect from Odds Makers as they head into the game as 25 point underdogs. The Crimson Tide look to have recovered from their loss to Texas A&M and dominated Mississippi State 49-9 last week as they look to get on a roll before their potential matchup with Georgia in the SEC Title. Tennesse has the type of offense that has given Alabama trouble over the years and I think they will be able to put up some points on the Crimson Tide Defense. I think Alabama wins this one 42-21 with Tennessee covering the spread.

Texas A&M (-19.5) vs. South Carolina

Texas Aggies

Texas A&M still has an outside shot at the SEC West title

The Aggies are finally hitting their stride after a slow start and still have an outside chance to win the SEC West if Alabama falters one more time in Conference and they win out.  Jimbo Fisher got questions this week about the LSU opening and his response was one of the most convincing from a coach that I have seen that looks content where they are at. At Texas A&M Fisher will be a hero if the Aggies win 9-10 games a year and have an occasional breakthrough year every now and then. At LSU fisher would be expected to have LSU in the College Football Playoffs next season which wouldn’t make sense as a lateral move.

SEC Heisman Chances

Two SEC quarterbacks have the highest odds to win the Heisman Trophy heading into week 8 as Matt Corrall from Ole Miss and Bryce Young from Alabama are sitting at +200. Corral should put up better numbers than Young down the stretch but the big concern for Corral will be if Ole Miss can win enough games to stay in the national discussion. If Ole Miss can run the table and go 11-1 or 10-2 he has a great chance to bring the Heisman trophy to Oxford.

SEC Playoff Odds

Georgia still has the best chance of winning the national championship according to oddsmakers as they sit at  +130 but Alabama is right behind them at +225 with the second-best odds. If Alabama runs the table and is able to beat Georgia in the SEC title both teams have a good shot of being included in the top 4 and we could be looking at another 2018 scenario where Alabama faced off against Georgia in the National Championship.

Head over to our Betting Tips page for a breakdown of betting strategies that you can put into place for SEC week 8.

Read Also
NCAA National Title Game Preview, Georgia vs. Alabama, Prop Bets, What to Watch For
We should be in for an epic national championship game between Georgia ...
SEC Championship Preview, Georgia vs Alabama Betting Lines, Prediction
The SEC regular season wrapped up last weekend after an exciting year ...
SI Sportsbook Promo
SEC Week 11 Preview, Top Games, Bowl Projections and Standings
We have some big games in the SEC this week that could ...
SEC Week 10 Preview and Bowl Projections
We have another big week of SEC action this weekend highlighted by ...
SEC Week 9 Preview
Alabama and Georgia get the bulk of the attention from the national ...
Sportsbook of the month
SI Sportsbook - Get your Free Bet now! Get your Free Bet now!
Latest News
Texas woman pleads guilty to stealing $1m lottery jackpot
A Texas woman has admitted to stealing her ...
Aruze Gaming signs new gaming content deal with BetMGM
Aruze Gaming recently agreed to supply gaming content ...
The Best Sweepstakes Slots Games – As Rated By Us
Go to pretty much any sweepstakes casino and ...
Rise in scoring forces sports betting markets to readjust
A significant increase in NBA scores in 2023 ...
Fanduel Sportsbook goes online, provides legal sports betting in Ohio
On January 1, Fanduel Sportsbook officially went online ...
Top Betting Sites
Top Betting Bonuses
SI Sportsbook
SI Sportsbook
SI Sportsbook Review
97/100
DraftKings
DraftKings
DraftKings Review
96/100
FanDuel
FanDuel
FanDuel Review
94/100
PointsBet
PointsBet
PointsBet Review
94/100
BetMGM
BetMGM
BetMGM Review
93/100
SI Sportsbook
SI Sportsbook Bonus
BET $20 GET $200 IN FREE BETS
T&Cs apply
9.7/10
First deposit only | 21+ & located in VA | Promo code as seen| A qualifying bet is $20 or more | Min odds of +120 or more | Free Bet Tokens credited after bet is settled and expire after 7 days | Free Bet stakes not included in winnings | Please Gamble Responsibly - Gambling Problem? VA: CALL 1-888-532-3500 | Full T&C apply
DraftKings
DraftKings Bonus
20% up to $1000
T&Cs apply
9.6/10
FanDuel
FanDuel Bonus
Bet $5, Get $150 in Bonus Bets
T&Cs apply
9.4/10
BetMGM
BetMGM Bonus
100% up to $1000
T&Cs apply
9.3/10
BetRivers.com
BetRivers.com Bonus
100% up to $500
T&Cs apply
9.2/10
Get the latest updates in Sports and Casino via our Newsletter
Poker & Bingo

Full coverage of poker and bingo, from reviews of providers to guides and much more besides!

Players must be 21 years of age or older or reach the minimum age for gambling in their respective state and located in jurisdictions where online gambling is legal. Please play responsibly. Bet with your head, not over it. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, and wants help, call or visit: (a) the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey at 1-800-Gambler or www.800gambler.org; or (b) Gamblers Anonymous at 855-2-CALL-GA or www.gamblersanonymous.org.

Trading financial products carries a high risk to your capital, especially trading leverage products such as CFDs. CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

This site is using Cloudflare and adheres to the Google Safe Browsing Program. We adapted Google's Privacy Guidelines to keep your data safe at all times.

ccwww
Move to Top
Close
Our Sports Pros recommend these awesome Social Casino sites this week:
×
Your Bonus Code:
The bonus offer of was already opened in an additional window. If not, you can open it also by clicking the following link:
Visit Site