BCS Title games tend toward blowouts. 10-point teaser would have turned the ATS loser into a winner only twice in 13 games!
The favorite has won and covered 4 straight BCS games.
Point spread has NEVER mattered in BCS game – favorites have covered every game they won, and underdogs have won every game they covered.
LSU/Alabama total of 40 is the lowest in BCS championship history.
Many experts are not granting LSU any home field advantage in the Super Dome, but the Las Vegas consensus is LSU deserves TWO-POINTS of advantage (based upon expected crowd support and familiarity of venue).