|2013 CBS College Football Game of the Week Odds: Alabama vs. Auburn|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 27 November 2013 13:00|
Alabama vs. Auburn Odds
Alabama is 11-0 on the season, 7-0 in the SEC, 4-0 on the road and 6-4-1 against the spread. Auburn is 10-1 overall, 6-1 in the SEC, 7-0 at home and 9-2 against the spread. Alabama has won four of its last five meetings with Auburn.
Trends show that the favorite has covered the spread in 6 of the last 8 games in this series, while the two have hit the under in 9 of the last 14 games in this series.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Alabama is favored on the road, as the Crimson Tide have odds of -10.5 points against Auburn. The over/under total for the game has been set at 54.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Alabama favored by 11 points. The spread hit a low of 10 before moving to 10.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 54.5 points.
Alabama is coming off a 49-0 win over Chattanooga. The Tide have won their last nine games by at least 13 points. The Alabama defense is leading the nation in scoring, allowing just 9.3 points per game. Offensively, Alabama is posting 39.7 points per game, which ranks 14th nationally. The offense is being led by T.J. Yeldon, who rushed for 1,022 yards and 12 touchdowns, but he is listed as questionable for the game because of injury. A.J. McCarron has thrown for 2,399 yards and 23 touchdowns while throwing just five interceptions.
Auburn is coming off a miraculous 43-38 win over Georgia two weeks ago. The Tigers won on a hail mary that was tipped into the air and caught by Ricardo Louis for a 73-yard touchdown. Auburn is averaging 39 points per game on offense, while the defense is giving up 22 points per contest. The offense is being led by Tre Mason, who has rushed for 1,153 yards and 17 touchdowns. Nick Marshall has thrown for 1,530 yards and nine touchdowns while rushing for 823 yards and nine scores.
In terms of Injuries, Auburn offensive lineman Patrick Miller (discipline) is listed as questionable for the game. Alabama running back Alvin Kamara (knee) and defensive back Deion Belue (toe) are also questionable for the game.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Alabama, as the Crimson Tide are getting 67% of the wagers with odds of -10.5 points at Auburn on Saturday.