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Tigers vs Rebels Betting Matchup Report

Mississippi Rebels Auburn Tigers
3-1 October 05, 2013, 07:00 | Jordan-Hare Stadium 3-1

 

The Tigers will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Rebels at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Week 6 action.

The Rebels will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Tigers are 2-2 ATS. Mississippi is 2-2 on the totals; Auburn is 1-3.

View Mississippi Rebels vs Auburn Tigers Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back the visiting Rebels in this one found them as -2-point favorites on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

The Tigers sit at No. 98 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Rebels are at No. 38 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Tigers will win this game 30-28.

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Last time out for Mississippi, they were a 25-0 loser as they battled Alabama on the road. Mississippi failed to cover in the match as a 14-point underdog, while 25 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Mississippi was hammered in its last outing, as Alabama ran up a 25-0 score against them at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Tre Mason tore up the turf for 132 rushing yards in the latest Tigers game, a 35-21 loss to the Tigers at Tiger Stadium.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Auburn's No. 76-ranked offense, averaging 28.5 PPG, against a Rebels defense that ranks No. 58 this week at 24 PPG. The Tigers aerial game is averaging 207.25 yards per game, less than the Rebels secondary allows through the air, 208.75 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Rebels own the league's No. 99-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 228 yards per game when on the road. Auburn, on the other hand, rates No. 37 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Rebels at Tigers trends to consider:
Mississippi is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Auburn
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Mississippi's last 5 games when playing Auburn
Mississippi is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Auburn
Mississippi is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Auburn
Auburn is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Mississippi
Auburn is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Mississippi
Auburn is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Auburn is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Mississippi at Texas A&M, Saturday, October 12th
Auburn at Western Carolina, Saturday, October 12th