|CBS College Football Game of the Week Odds: LSU +6 vs. Auburn|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 23 October 2010 13:00|
LSU vs. Auburn Odds
The big game of Week 8 in the 2010 College Football Season has No. 5 Auburn hosting No. 6 LSU for a showdown of two unbeaten teams.
Both enter Saturday’s 3:30PM ET kickoff at 7-0 on the season and 4-0 in the SEC. LSU has won the last three meetings in this series while the road team has won 9 of the last 10.
Oddsmakers from online sportsbook BroburySports.com have made Auburn a 6-point favorite at home against LSU. The over/under has been set at 52.5.
Auburn opened the week as a 6.5-point favorite at home against LSU. The spread has bounced back and forth all week before settling in at 6. The over/under opened at 52 and added the hook throughout the week.
The Auburn Tigers have been through some tough games this season, as four of their seven wins have been decided by single digits. The Tigers are averaging 283.7 rushing yards per game as quarterback Cam Newton has rushed for 860 yards and 12 touchdowns while also throwing for 1,278 yards and 13 scores.
LSU is 7-0 on the season with four of their wins also coming by single digits. The Tigers are struggling on offense, averaging just 328.6 yards per game, but their defense has been dominant, holding opponents to just 242.1 yards per game. Steven Ridley leads the team with 686 rushing yards and six touchdowns while Jordan Jefferson has 577 passing yards with two touchdowns and seven interceptions.
Trends Auburn in this game as it is 4-1 against the spread in their last five conference games while LSU is just 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games on grass and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games following a straight up win of 20 points or more.
LSU wide receiver Chris Tolliver is questionable for Saturday’s game with a concussion while Auburn receiver Deangelo Benton is questionable with an ankle injury.
Over 19,000 wagers have been placed on this game with Auburn getting 53% at -6 at home against LSU.
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