Each week of the college football season has the feel of playoff intensity — one loss can derail a team’s national championship hopes. The biggest game this week — if not the entire season — pits undefeated Alabama against undefeated LSU. The first Playoff Rankings were released this week, and LSU is ranked second with Alabama third. The winner on Saturday will not only be in the driver’s seat in the SEC West but will also have an inside track to the College Football Playoff.
Here’s what cord cutters need to know to watch No. 2 LSU versus No. 3 Alabama on Saturday.
How to watch LSU vs. Alabama
The game kicks off in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, at 3:30 p.m. ET (2:30 p.m. CT) on CBS. (Note: CBS is the parent company of CNET.)
You can attach anto nearly any TV to watch your local networks, including CBS. You can also use a , but . See below for links to find out which local channels each service offers where you live.
Hulu with Live TV costs $45 a month and includes CBS. Click the “View all channels in your area” link on its welcome page to see which local channels are offered in your ZIP code.
YouTube TV costs $50 a month and includes CBS. Plug in your ZIP code on its welcome page to see which local channels are available in your area.
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FuboTV costs $55 a month and includes CBS. Click here to see if you live in a market that offers CBS.
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Originally published earlier this year. Regularly updated with the latest game information.