DePaul Blue Demons vs Auburn Tigers Odds
DePaul pays a visit to Auburn on Friday, hoping to send the Tigers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Auburn Arena.
Auburn will face the 3-3 Blue Demons, who own a 3-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Tigers are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Blue Demons are 2-2 favoring the OVER.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Tigers as 2.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 249 (Tigers) and the No. 103 (Blue Demons) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 73-64 result in favor of the Blue Demons has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Auburn's No. 299-ranked scoring average of 59.8 PPG, against a Blue Demons defense rated No. 250 and allowing 70 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 39.8% to date this season, less than the Blue Demons shooters have managed so far (44.7% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, DePaul owns the country's No. 212-rated mark, allowing 72.5 points per game on the highway. Auburn, on the other hand, rates No. 279 in scoring at home.
DePaul was an 85-78 winner in their most recent outing at home against Fairfield. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Cleveland Melvin went off for 30 points and added 6 rebounds for good measure, leading DePaul to an 85-78 win over Fairfield on Tuesday at Allstate Arena.
Auburn was a 78-72 loser in their most recent outing at home against Rhode Island. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites. The Tigers endured a 78-72 loss at the hands of the Rams on Sunday, despite a 19-point effort from Jordan Price at Auburn Arena.
DePaul Blue Demons Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago State are 6-1
After playing Fairfield are 1-2
After a win are 4-6
Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
Before playing Grambling State are 3-0
After a loss are 4-6
A few Blue Demons at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of DePaul's last 5 games on the road
DePaul is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
DePaul is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Auburn is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home
Auburn is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Auburn is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Auburn is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
DePaul at Chicago State, Wednesday, December 5
Auburn home to Grambling State, Tuesday, December 11