The LSU-Alabama game promises to be one heck of a barn-burner on Guy Fawkes Day (that's Nov. 5, for all you youngins and non-comic book fans), but controversy has erupted on "First Take" (as it often does) regarding the spread. Although LSU is ranked No. 1 in the country (a ranking SportsNation agrees with), Alabama is favored by five-and-a-half points -- and it's been moving in the Tide's direction. Is LSU being given nearly enough credit?

More: Aside from questions of lines and spreads, which team will win?

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