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Alabama vs. Tennessee: Game Time, Spread, Channel, Announcers

Derrick Henry of the Alabama Crimson Tide rushes in for a touchdown as he breaks a tackle by Malik Foreman #13 of the Tennessee Volunteers at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 24: Derrick Henry #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide rushes in for a touchdown as a breaks a tackle by Malik Foreman #13 of the Tennessee Volunteers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 24, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama enters yet another game ranked No. 1 in the country. The Crimson Tide are 6-0, and haven't hit a real roadblock this season. It would be surprising if Tennessee was that team.

The Third Saturday in October hasn't ended with the Volunteers smoking their victory cigars since 2006. That was the year before Nick Saban took over in Tuscaloosa.

Alabama's current 12-game win streak is the longest in the history of the SEC rivalry. The Crimson Tide own a 56-38-8 all-time edge over the Vols. Things have been so lopsided, that it is almost hard to fathom that Tennessee actually won 10-of-12 games in the rivalry between 1995 and 2006, before Saban's entrance shifted the fortunes of the Crimson Tide.

This year shouldn't bring a different result, at least on paper. Alabama looks as dominant as ever, scoring 42 or more points in every game this season. The defense does look a bit more vulnerable than in recent years, but Tennessee shouldn't have nearly enough firepower here, even coming off of a solid win over Mississippi State.

Throw in the fact that Tennessee players apparently said that Alabama doesn't look like a national title contender this year, and we should get a pretty fired up home team in Tuscaloosa on Saturday night.

Game Time: Saturday, 9:00 p.m. ET

Channel: ESPN

Spread: Alabama -34.5

Over/Under: 61

Announcers: Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Todd McShay, Molly McGrath

The Mississippi State win was much needed for Tennessee, because this has been a season of horrors so far for the Vols. The team had an infamous opener at Neyland Stadium, losing to Georgia State, and fell to BYU a week later.

After a win over FCS Chattanooga, Tennessee had the rough back-to-back draw of Florida and Georgia, losing to the SEC East stalwarts by a combined score of 77-17.

Some day, the Volunteers will beat the Crimson Tide once again (I assume). Saturday won't be that day.