Auburn Tigers host Vanderbilt Commodores in college basketball action
Vanderbilt Commodores vs Auburn Tigers Odds
The Auburn Tigers host Vanderbilt on Saturday, looking to build on their 9-19 mark against the 12-15 Commodores in college hoops action at Auburn Arena.
The Tigers currently sports a 9-19 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-14 ATS. The Commodores are 12-15 and 14-11 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers produce a 12-8 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Commodores have gone 7-16 against the number.
The visitors opened as 1-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 255 (Tigers) and the No. 125 (Commodores) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 64-60 result in favor of the Commodores has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Commodores rank No. 254 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.7 per game. That compares with Auburn’s No. 189 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Auburn is college basketball's No. 214-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Commodores rate No. 38 with 7.8 per game.
Defensively, Vanderbilt features the nation's No. 18-rated defense on the road, allowing 60.9 points per game. Auburn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 265 nationally in scoring at home.
Vanderbilt won its last outing, a 63-62 result against Georgia on February 27. They failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point favorite. Vanderbilt got 17 points from Kedren Johnson en route to a 63-62 victory over Georgia on Wednesday at Memorial Gymnasium.
Auburn was a 61-43 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Alabama. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. The Tigers got 13 points from Rob Chubb, but it was Alabama that prevailed in a 61-43 final on Tuesday at Coleman Coliseum.
Vanderbilt Commodores Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Georgia are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Tennessee are 3-7
After playing Alabama are 2-8
After a loss are 1-9
A few Commodores at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Vanderbilt's last 7 games on the road
Vanderbilt is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Auburn's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Auburn's last 6 games when playing Vanderbilt
Auburn is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Auburn is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Vanderbilt at Florida, Wednesday, March 6
Auburn home to Tennessee, Wednesday, March 6