Auburn Tigers vs Florida Atlantic Owls in NCAAF odds tilt

Florida Atlantic Owls Auburn Tigers
2-5 October 26, 2013, 07:30 | Jordan-Hare Stadium 6-1



Jordan-Hare Stadium will feature Tigers vs. Owls on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 9 action.

This season the Tigers are 6-1 overall and 5-2 ATS against the number, while the Owls are 2-5 and 6-1 ATS. As for the totals, Auburn is 3-4 on the OU, and Florida Atlantic is 2-5.

View Florida Atlantic Owls vs Auburn Tigers Odds and Stats.

Bettors going with the Tigers in this game found them listed as -26.5-point favorites on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 95 and the Owls at No. 71 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 37-21 result in favor of the Tigers.

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In their last action, Florida Atlantic was a 24-23 loser at home against Marshall. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (47) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Tre Mason tore up the turf for 178 rushing yards in the latest Tigers game, a 45-41 win over the Aggies at Kyle Field.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Auburn's No. 30-ranked offense (35.86 PPG) against a Owls defense that ranks No. 55 at 26 PPG. The Tigers passing attack has averaged 194.14 yards per game, more than the Owls give up through the air (174.71 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Owls own the league's No. 59-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 167 yards per game when on the road. Auburn, on the other hand, rates No. 12 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Owls at Tigers trends to consider:
Florida Atlantic is 3-12-1 SU in its last 16 games
Florida Atlantic is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Florida Atlantic is 3-18 SU in its last 21 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 5 games on the road
Auburn is 4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games
Auburn is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Auburn is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Auburn's last 5 games at home


Next up:
Florida Atlantic at Tulane, Saturday, November 2nd
Auburn at Arkansas, Saturday, November 2nd