College baskeball point spread favors Commodores in battle with Tigers

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Jan 23, 8:00 PM | Memorial Gymnasium

Auburn Tigers vs Vanderbilt Commodores Odds

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Auburn pays a visit to Vanderbilt on Wednesday, hoping to send the Commodores to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Memorial Gymnasium.

Supporters of the Tigers have watched them go 8-9 and 8-7 ATS on the year, while the Commodores are at 7-9 and 7-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Commodores are 2-10, while the Tigers have a 6-3 mark.

View Auburn vs Vanderbilt Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Auburn before tip-off in this one found them as 3-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Commodores, most recently No. 144 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Tigers, who rate No. 166 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 66-62 victory for the Tigers.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Vanderbilt's No. 267-rated squad against Auburn's No. 132-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Vanderbilt rates No. 51 in the country with 7.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 158 nationally with 6.3 per match.

Defensively, Auburn features the nation's No. 156-rated defense on the road, allowing 69 points per game. Vanderbilt, meanwhile, comes in at No. 326 nationally in scoring at home.

Auburn was a 75-53 loser in their most recent outing at home against Kentucky. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. Auburn was run off the court by the Wildcats on Saturday as Kentucky routed them 75-53 at Auburn Arena.

Vanderbilt won its last outing, a 58-51 result against South Carolina on January 19. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. Vanderbilt got 12 points from Kyle Fuller en route to a 58-51 victory over South Carolina on Saturday at Colonial Life Arena.

Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Mississippi are 3-7
After playing Kentucky are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Vanderbilt Commodores Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Missouri are 2-0
After playing South Carolina are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Tigers at Commodores trends to consider:
Auburn is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Auburn is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Auburn
Vanderbilt is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Auburn
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Vanderbilt's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Vanderbilt's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Auburn home to Mississippi, Saturday, January 26
Vanderbilt at Missouri, Saturday, January 26

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