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Auburn NCAA Basketball

Auburn has been a money pit for anyone who has dared to back them, with the Tigers going just 2-13-1 ATS in their past 16 games. Auburn will need to get their act together for the latest instalment of the Iron Bowl when they welcome the Alabama Crimson Tide Saturday.

Shark Bites
  • Alabama is 1-4 ATS in their last five games at Auburn.
  • The OVER is 6-2 in Auburn’s last eight following a win.
  • Derrick Henry has rushed for two or more touchdowns in the past five games.

Auburn is now bowl eligible thanks to a 56-34 win against Idaho last week, but the team has still posted a 2-3 SU record in their past five. Quarterback Jeremy Johnson put up his best performance of the season last week with two passing touchdowns and no interceptions while adding two TD’s with his feet.

To the surprise of absolutely nobody, Alabama decimated lowly Charleston Southern last week with a 56-5 victory. Over their past three games, two of which were against ranked opponents, the Crimson Tide has outscored their challengers 117-28.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Auburn Tigers pegged as 13-point underdogs in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 42-21 result in favor of the Crimson Tide. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Alabama Crimson Tide vs Auburn Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the Auburn Tigers have seen them go 5-5 and 2-7-1 ATS so far this season, while the Alabama Crimson Tide are at 10-1 and 6-5 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Alabama Crimson Tide are 4-6-1, while the Auburn Tigers are 4-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Auburn vs Alabama injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 70-rated Auburn Tigers and the No. 1-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Auburn's No. 69-ranked offense, averaging 28.45 PPG, against a Alabama defense that ranks No. 3 this week at 14.45 PPG. The Auburn aerial game is averaging 176.09 yards per game, less than the Alabama Crimson Tide secondary allows through the air, 187.18 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Alabama Crimson Tide own the league's No. 0-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 104.67 yards per game when on the road. Auburn, on the other hand, rates No. 0 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Alabama cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 56-6 score against Charleston Southern at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Idaho didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Tigers as Auburn blasted them 56-34 in Week 12 action.

Betting Trends
  • Alabama is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Alabama is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Alabama is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Alabama is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Auburn is 2-13-1 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Auburn is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Auburn is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Auburn's last 6 games at home

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