Mississippi State at Auburn Pick
Will Mississippi State and Auburn turn into a defensive struggle on Saturday when the two teams meet at 6:00PM ET?
Who: Mississippi State (3-1) at Auburn (3-1)
When: 6:00PM ET, Saturday, September 30
Where: Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, AL
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Tigers are 9-point home favorites versus the Bulldogs, who opened as 10-point underdogs. As for the total, the number currently sits at 50.5 after hitting the board at 49.
Mississippi State Betting Trends
The Bulldogs have covered the spread in eight of their last 11 games played in the month of September. They’ve also been a solid play when failing to cover in their previous game. In those last 10 situations, Mississippi State is 7-3 at the betting window.
Auburn Betting Trends
The Tigers have covered in six of their last eight conference games and are 13-6 against the number in their last 19 games after scoring more than 40 points in their previous contest. That said, they're 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five games overall and are 1-4 against the number in their last five home games versus a team with a winning road record.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is a perfect 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams. The under is also 4-1 in the Bulldogs' last five games overall and 17-5 in their last 22 games after accumulating less than 170 yards passing in their previous game. On the other side, the under is 4-0 in the Tigers' last four home games, is 5-1 in their last six games played in September, and is 10-3 in their last 13 conference games.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 5 PICK: MISSISSIPPI STATE/AUBURN UNDER 50.5