Game Preview - Warhawks underdogs vs Tigers at Auburn

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Sep 15, 12:21 PM | Grass of Jordan-Hare Stadium

Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks vs Auburn Tigers Odds

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The NCAAF betting menu features a clash between Auburn and Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday, with the host Tigers trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

The Warhawks will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Tigers are 0-2 ATS. Louisiana-Monroe is 1-0 against the total, while Auburn is 0-2 versus the number.

View Louisiana-Monroe vs Auburn Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks have set the Tigers as 15.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Tigers, currently No. 98 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Warhawks, who rate No. 3 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 30-14 victory for the Warhawks.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Auburn's No. 109-ranked offense, averaging 14.5 PPG, against a Warhawks defense that ranks No. 92 this week at 31 PPG. The Tigers aerial game is averaging 159.5 yards per game, less than the Warhawks secondary allows through the air, 281 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Warhawks own the league's No. 17-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 96 yards per game when on the road. Auburn, on the other hand, rates No. 56 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Louisiana-Monroe won its last outing, a 34-31 result against Arkansas on September 8. Louisiana-Monroe covered in that game as a 29.5-point underdog, while the 65 combined points took the game OVER the total. Kolton Browning throttled the Razorbacks defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 412 yards as Louisiana-Monroe handed Arkansas a 34-31 defeat.

Auburn was a 28-10 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Mississippi State. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (38) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Tigers suffered a Week 2 loss against Mississippi State in their last game, falling 28-10 at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.

Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 3-7

Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing outside the conference are 8-2

A few Warhawks at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 7 games on the road
Louisiana-Monroe is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Louisiana-Monroe is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Auburn
Auburn is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Louisiana-Monroe
Auburn is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Louisiana-Monroe
Auburn is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games at home
Auburn is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
Louisiana-Monroe home to Baylor, Saturday, September 22
Auburn home to LSU, Saturday, September 22

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