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Nov 25, 8:00 PM | Auburn Arena

Nicholls State Colonels vs Auburn Tigers Odds

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The Auburn Tigers host Nicholls State on Friday, looking to build on their 2-0 mark against the 1-4 Colonels in college hoops action at Auburn Arena.

The Tigers sit at 2-0 (0-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Colonels are currently 1-4 (2-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Auburn is 0-0 OU, and Nicholls State is 2-1 OU.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 244-ranked Tigers and the No. 327-rated Colonels in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 88-52 win for the Tigers on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Colonels is ranked No. 330 in NCAA hoops at 29 per game. Contrast that with Auburn’s No. 44 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Auburn is the No. 111-ranked team in the country at 7 per game, while Nicholls State rates No. 60 at 7.8 per game.

Defensively, Nicholls State features the nation's No. 335-rated defense on the road, allowing 92 points per game. Auburn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 147 nationally in scoring at home.

Nicholls State lost its last outing, an 84-57 result against Louisiana-Lafayette on November 20. They failed to cover in that game as a 14-point underdog. Nicholls State was run off the court by the Ragin Cajuns on Sunday as Louisiana-Lafayette routed them 84-57 at Cajundome.

In their last action, Auburn was a 68-55 winner at home against Kennesaw State. The Tigers grabbed a 68-55 win over the Owls on Monday, behind a 22-point effort from Frankie Sullivan at Auburn Arena.

Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Arkansas-Pine Bluff are 2-1
After playing Kennesaw State are 1-0
After a win are 5-5

A few Colonels at Tigers trends to consider:
Auburn is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Auburn is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Auburn is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games

Next up:
Nicholls State home to Louisiana-Monroe, Monday, November 28
Auburn home to Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Monday, November 28

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