|CBS Game of the Week Odds: Auburn vs. Alabama Spread & Total|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 26 November 2010 11:00|
Auburn vs. Alabama Odds
There isn’t a bigger game in Week 13 of the college football season than No. 9 Alabama hosting No. 2 Auburn in the Iron Bowl.
Trends show that Auburn is 4-1 against the spread in their last five meetings with Alabama while the home team is 5-1 ATS in the last six of this series. The under has hit in the last five meetings in this series at Alabama.
Opening odds had Alabama favored by 4 and the spread moved up to 4.5 during the week before settling back at 4. The over/under total opened at 58 and was up to 58.5 before settling in at 58.
Auburn already has its ticket punched for the SEC Championship against South Carolina next weekend. The Tiger are facing off against their fourth ranked opponent this season, but the team has never waivered. Cam Newton has been the best player in the country thus far, as he has thrown for 2,038 yards and 21 touchdowns while rushing for 1,297 yards and 17 scores. While the Tigers are racking up 505.2 yards per game on offense, they are allowing 355.7 yards per game on defense.
Alabama has won two straight by a combined 93-17. The Tide has lost two games on the year, both coming on the road. On offense, Alabama is averaging 434.6 yards per game, including just under 200 rushing yards per game. Mark Ingram and Trent Richardson have combined for over 1,400 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns on the season. The defense is holding opponents to 293.5 yards per game.
Auburn offensive lineman Roszell Gayden is out for Friday’s game with a shoulder Injury while Alabama offensive lineman Barrett Jones is questionable with an ankle injury.
Over 17,000 Public Bets have been placed on this game with Auburn getting 59% of the wagers at +4 against Alabama on Friday.