The Alabama Crimson Tide will meet the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Jan. 7 in what is likely to be the most watched BCS title game in college football history.
Alabama is by most accounts a 10-point favorite at this point and will be looking to win its second consecutive national title and its third in the last four years.
Even though Notre Dame is the one that comes into this one unbeaten, the Tide are the ones that have the definitive edge here. While that guarantees them nothing, it will be very difficult for the Irish to win their first title in 24 years.
Here is a look at the six most glaring advantages Alabama has over Notre Dame.