Auburn at Arkansas

No. 17 Auburn has been the surprise team of the 2009 season thus far, and the Tigers hope that continues Saturday at Noon ET when they travel to Arkansas to face the Razorbacks from Razorback Stadium.

Bet Auburn at Arkansas

Gene Chizik has the Tigers at 5-0 in his first year as head coach with a 2-0 mark in the SEC, picking up wins over Mississippi State and Tennessee. The Tigers are scoring 41 points per-game, which is second in the SEC, and have rushed for 1,269 yards as a team, which is best in the conference. Ben Tate is leading the rushing attack with 540 yards and two scores while Onterio McCalebb has added 416 yards and three scores. The passing game has been effective as well for Auburn, as Chris Todd has thrown for 1,230 yards and 12 touchdowns. Darvin Adams and Terrell Zachery each had over 300 yards receiving and the two have combined to catch nine touchdowns. Defense has been Auburn’s only weakness, as the Tigers are allowing nearly 24 points per-game. The Tigers rank near the bottom of the SEC in passing defense, as they have allowed 954 yards through the air in five games.

Arkansas has one of the top passing games in the country and the best in the SEC behind Ryan Mallett, who has thrown for 1,148 yards and 11 touchdowns on the season. Joe Adams, Jarius Wright, and Greg Childs each have over 250 yards receiving on the year. The running game is pretty obsolete for Arkansas, as they rank last in the SEC with just 447 yards on the ground. Defensively, Arkansas has allowed the most points and yards per-game in the SEC. The Razorbacks have been torched for 1,134 yards through the air, but have held opponents to just 484 yards rushing.

Oddsmakers from online sports book BetOnline have made Auburn 2-point road favorites over Arkansas on Saturday afternoon. The over/under total for this game has been established at 66.

College Football Week 6 Betting Trends
All games in this series since 1992

ARKANSAS is 9-8 against the spread versus AUBURN since 1992

AUBURN is 9-7 straight up against ARKANSAS since 1992

6 of 10 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1992

Games over the last 3 seasons

ARKANSAS is 1-1 against the spread versus AUBURN over the last 3 seasons 

ARKANSAS is 1-1 straight up against AUBURN over the last 3 seasons 

1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons 

All games played at ARKANSAS since 1992

ARKANSAS is 4-4 against the spread versus AUBURN since 1992

AUBURN is 5-3 straight up against ARKANSAS since 1992

3 of 5 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1992

Games played at ARKANSAS over the last 3 seasons.

AUBURN is 1-0 against the spread versus ARKANSAS over the last 3 seasons 

AUBURN is 1-0 straight up against ARKANSAS over the last 3 seasons 

1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons 

AUBURN: 0-6 ATS off an Under

ARKANSAS: 7-1 ATS off an Under

Auburn is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Arkansas

Auburn is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Arkansas

Arkansas is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home

Arkansas is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Auburn
Week 6 College Football Injury Report
AUBURN

[WR] 09/18/2009 - Montez Billings has left the team ( Personal ) 

[SS] 08/20/2009 - Mike McNeil out indefinitely ( Leg ) 

[S] 09/05/2009 - Aairon Savage out for season ( ACL ) 

[DB] 10/03/2009 - Drew Cole "?" ( Foot ) 

[OG] 10/03/2009 - Byron Isom "?" ( Disciplinary ) 

ARKANSAS

[WR] 09/07/2009 - London Crawford expected to miss 4-6 weeks ( Collarbone )

Auburn at Arkansas Current Odds

Auburn Tigers -2 Over 66 (-140)

Arkansas Razorbacks +2 Under 66 (+120)

Player Props:

Total passing yards for Chris Todd (AUB): Over/Under 245.5

Total passing attempts for Todd: Over/Under 29.5

Total touchdown passes for Todd: Over/Under 1.5

Total rushing yards for Ben Tate (AUB): Over/Under 100.5

Total rushing attempts for Onterio McCalebb (AUB): Over/Under 12.5

Total receiving yards for Darvin Adams (AUB): Over/Under 69.5

Total receptions for Terrell Zachery (AUB): Over/Under 2.5

Total receptions for Mario Fannin (AUB): Over/Under 2.5

Total completions for Ryan Mallett ( ARK): Over/Under 19.5

Total passing touchdowns + interceptions for Mallett: Over/Under 2.5

Total rushing attempts for Michael Smith ( ARK): Over/Under 10.5

Total receiving yards for Joe Adams ( ARK): Over/Under 70.5

Total receptions for Jarius Wright ( ARK): Over/Under 2.5

Total receptions for Greg Childs ( ARK): Over/Under 4

Bet Auburn at Arkansas

Posted: 10/10/09 8:12AM ET

 

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