Earliest line has Vols a 26.5-point underdog at Alabama

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — It’s still early, and these lines sometimes adjust as the Vegas casinos start to weigh in, but the first line at VegasInsider has Tennessee as 26.5-point underdogs on Saturday at No. 1 Alabama.

Tennessee (4-3, 1-2 SEC) just beat No. 11 South Carolina, but the undefeated Tide just demolished Arkansas, 52-0. The Tide was favored to beat Arkansas by about 28 points.