|2013 ESPN College Football Game of the Week Odds: Auburn vs. LSU|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 20 September 2013 09:00|
Auburn vs. LSU Odds
LSU is 3-0 on the season, 2-0 at home and 2-1 against the spread. Auburn is 3-0 on the season, 1-2 against the spread and playing in its first road game. LSU has won five of its last six against Auburn.
Trends show that the home team is 4-0 against the spread in the last four games in this series and the favorite is 4-1 ATS in the last five between these two. LSU and Auburn have also hit the under in 10 of their last 13 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, LSU is the favorite to win this game, as the Tigers have odds of -17.5 points against Auburn. The over/under total for the game has been set at 56 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had LSU favored by 14.5 points. The spread immediately began to increase, and is now at its peak of LSU -17.5. The over/under total opened at 56 points and has since added the hook.
LSU is rolling thus far, as the Tigers are 3-0 and averaging 46 points and 488 yards per game on offense. The defense is holding opponents to 19 points and 267.7 yards per game. Quarterback Zach Mettenberger has put up impressive numbers, throwing for 797 yards and nine touchdowns with no interceptions. The Tigers have also been strong on the ground, rushing for 656 yards and eight touchdowns as a team.
Auburn is off to a 3-0 start thanks to a 24-20 win over Mississippi State on Saturday. The Tigers have had two of their three wins come by single digits. The offense is averaging 31 points and 440 yards per game while the defense is holding opponents to 17.7 points and 433.7 yards per game. Quarterback Nick Marshall has thrown for 585 yards and four touchdowns while the Tigers have rushed for 716 yards and five scores as a team.
In terms of Injuries, LSU safety Craig Loston (leg) is questionable for the game. Auburn defensive back Jonathan Jones (knee) and linebacker Justin Garrett (foot) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing LSU, as the Tigers are getting 60% of the wagers with odds of -17.5 points against Auburn on Saturday.