|2013 College Football Week 9 Odds & Total: Florida Atlantic vs. Auburn|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 25 October 2013 09:00|
Florida Atlantic vs. Auburn Odds
Auburn is 6-1 overall, 5-0 at home and 5-2 against the spread. Florida Atlantic is 2-5 overall, 2-3 on the road and 6-1 against the spread. Auburn won a meeting in 2011 with FAU, 30-14.
Trends show that the Owls are 11-0 against the spread in their last 11 road games and 10-2 ATS in their last 12 non-conference games. Auburn is just 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games following a cover.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Auburn is the favorite at home, as the Tigers have odds of -23.5 points against FAU. The over/under total for the game has been set at 51 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Auburn favored by 26 points. The spread was never greater than that, as it dropped all the way to 23.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 51 points.
Auburn is coming off a 45-41 win at Texas A&M last week for the Tigers biggest win of this season. Auburn has now won three straight and is averaging 35.9 points per game on offense, while allowing 22 points per game defensively. Nick Marshall has thrown for 1,138 yards and six touchdowns to lead the offense while Tre Mason has rushed for 693 yards and eight touchdowns.
Florida Atlantic is coming off a 24-23 loss to Marshall at home last week. FAU has had it last three losses come by 7 points or less. The Owls are now posting just 22.3 points per game, while the defense is allowing 26 points per game. Jaquez Johnson has thrown for 1,050 yards and six touchdowns to lead the offense while Jonathan Wallace has rushed for 493 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Auburn offensive lineman Patrick Miller (disciplinary) is questionable for the game, while FAU defensive back Winfred Strickland (head) is questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Auburn, as the Tigers are getting 62% of the wagers with odds of -23.5 points against Florida Atlantic on Saturday.