|2013 SEC Championship Odds & Point Spread: Auburn vs. Missouri|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 04 December 2013 11:00|
SEC Championship Odds
Auburn is 11-1 overall, 7-1 in the SEC and 10-2 against the spread. Missouri is 11-1 overall, 7-1 in the SEC and 10-1-1 against the spread. These two have no recent meetings.
Trends show that Missouri is 1-5 against the spread in its last 6 games in December while Auburn has covered in 8 straight games after a win and 7 straight games against conference opponents.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Auburn is favored in this game, as the Tigers have odds of -2 points against Missouri. The over/under total for the game has been set at 58 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Auburn favored by 1.5 points. The spread quickly bumped up to 2. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 58 points.
Auburn is coming off a 34-28 win over Alabama. The Tigers won the game by returning a 57-yard field goal attempt that landed short 108 yards for the game-winning touchdowns. Auburn has won its last two games on rather miraculous plays. Auburn is now averaging 38.6 points per game on offense while giving up 22.5 points per game on defense. The offense is being led by Tre Mason, who has rushed for 1,317 yards and 18 touchdowns while Nick Marshall has thrown for 1,627 yards and 11 touchdowns while rushing for 922 yards and 10 scores.
Missouri is coming off a 28-21 win over Texas A&M last week. The Tigers have won four straight since suffering a double-overtime loss to South Carolina at home. Missouri is averaging 38.8 points per game on offense, while the defense is giving up just 19.4 points per contest. James Franklin has thrown for 1,952 yards and 16 touchdowns in limited action this year due to injury. Henry Josey is leading the offense with 951 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns while L’Damian Washington has 44 receptions for 824 yards and 10 scores.
In terms of Injuries, Auburn offensive lineman Patrick Miller (discipline) is questionable for the game. Missouri has no new injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Auburn, as the Tigers are getting 57% of the wagers with odds of -2 points against Missouri on Saturday.