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Titans Clash: Crimson Tide, Tigers play for 2019 National Championship

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide face the No. 2 Clemson Tigers on Monday night. The Crimson Tide and Tigers will face each other at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California on ESPN at 8 pm EST.

The Crimson Tide is 14-0 on the season. They are 5-0 on the road this season.

Like the Crimson Tide, the Tigers are 14-0 on the season. They are a perfect 6-0 on the road.

Clemson Tigers running back Travis Etienne rushing for a touchdown against the Georgia Southern Eagles
Travis Etienne rushing for a touchdown against the Georgia Southern Eagles (Getty Images)

According to Covers.com Consensus Analysis, the Tigers have a 54% chance to win this game, according to their public poll. Their expert poll; however, gives Clemson a 57% chance to win this game.

Alabama holds a 14-3 all-time record against Clemson. Besides the 2017 loss, Clemson also won 25-0 over the Tide in Columbia, South Carolina on October 25, 1905.

The Tigers also defeated the Tide, 18-0, in Birmingham, Alabama on October 8th, 1904.

This is the fourth meeting in the College Football Playoff era between the Crimson Tide and the Tigers. Alabama holds a 2-1 advantage, including last year’s College Football Playoff Semifinal contest.

Each team won a College Football Playoff National Championship game against each other. Alabama won in 2015, while Clemson won in 2016.

Alabama has a 41-25-3 all-time record in Bowl games, including a 6-2 playoff record. They have won their last three Bowl games.

Their last Bowl win came in a 45-34 win over the Oklahoma Sooners in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Orange Bowl on December 29th, 2018 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Their last Bowl game loss came in a 35-31 loss to the Tigers in the College Football Playoff National Championship on January 9th, 2017 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

Clemson has a 23-20 record all-time in Bowl games, including a 4-2 playoff record. They have a one-game Bowl win streak.

Their last Bowl game win came in a 30-3 win over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the College Football Playoff Semifinal in the Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on December 29th, 2018. Their last Bowl game loss came in a 24-6 defeat to the Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff Semifinal in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on January 1st, 2018 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The Tigers are averaging 44.3 points per game. Their offense is averaging 530.4 total yards per contest.

Their defense is allowing 13.7 points per contest. Their defense is allowing 276.7 total yards per game.

Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence has gone 239 of 365 for 2,933 yards. He has 27 touchdowns and four interceptions.

Travis Etienne leads the Tigers backs with 190 carries for 1,572 yards and 22 touchdowns. Tee Higgins leads the Tigers receivers with 56 receptions for 855 yards and 11 touchdowns.

The Crimson Tide are averaging 47.7 points per game. Their offense is averaging 527.6 total yards per game.

Their defense is allowing 14.8 points per game. Their defense is allowing 295.4 total yards per contest.

Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has gone 223 of 321 for 3,671 yards. He also has 41 touchdowns and four interceptions.

Damien Harris leads the Crimson Tide backs with 139 carries for 819 yards and nine touchdowns. Jerry Jeudy leads the Crimson Tide wide receivers with 63 receptions for 1,176 yards and 13 touchdowns.



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