Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
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The Auburn Tigers take on the Memphis Tigers on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 in the Birmingham Bowl. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 62.5.
Jeremy Johnson finished his last game with 169 yards through the air for Auburn. He completed 10 passes out of 23 attempts for a 43% completion percentage. Jovon Robinson was the rushing leader for the Tigers last game. He carried the ball 14 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 51 yards. Jason Smith led the team in receiving with 2 receptions for 82 yards. He had an average of 41 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Auburn had 260 total yards on 60 plays. They gained 6 rushing first downs, 4 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 12 first downs on the game. The Tigers rushed for 91 yards by way of 37 carries.
Paxton Lynch finished his last game with 222 yards through the air for Memphis. He completed 9 passes out of 14 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. Robert Davis was the rushing leader for the Tigers last game. He carried the ball 9 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 42 yards. Anthony Miller led the team in receiving with 3 receptions for 60 yards. He had an average of 20 yards per reception in the contest. Memphis had 483 total yards on 64 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 10 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 20 first downs on the game. The Tigers rushed for 195 yards by way of 42 carries.
Auburn is averaging a total of 27.2 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 24.2 passes per game and completing 14.1 of them for a 58.3 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 175.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Tigers carry the ball for an average of 191.8 yards per game on 44.3 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season. They are also running 68.4 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 367.3 yards per contest. The Tigers manage 19.5 first downs per contest and they average a total of 46.5 penalty yards on 4.9 penalties.
Auburn gives up an average of 218.3 passing yards and 29.8 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 20.4 completions per game on 32.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.1. The Tigers allow 169.8 rushing yards per game on 37 carries for a 4.6 average per play. Auburn gives up 388.1 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.2 penalties per game that total 33.1 yards as a unit.
Memphis is accumulating 42.7 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 35.7 passes per game and complete 24.6 of them for a 68.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 324.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Tigers carry the ball for an average of 186.2 yards per game on 44.3 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. They also run 80 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 510.4 yards in each contest. The Tigers are gaining 25.8 first downs per contest and they average 78 penalty yards on 7.8 penalties per game.
Memphis gives up 269.3 passing yards per outing and 27 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 19.3 completions on 33.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.6. The Tigers allow 137.8 rushing yards per contest on 40.4 carries for a 3.4 average per rush. Memphis gives up 407.1 total yards per game including an average of 5.5 per play. They create an average of 1.6 turnovers per game and 6.3 penalties for 57.5 yards each game.
Auburn Betting Trends
Auburn is 4-7-1 against the over/under so far this season
Auburn has an ATS record of 3-9-0 this season
Memphis Betting Trends
Memphis is 6-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Memphis has an ATS record of 6-5-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/06/15 OL Austin Golson Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Memphis
12/06/15 DL Jaunta'vius Johnson Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Memphis
12/06/15 DL Prince Tega Wanogho Leg "?" Wednesday vs. Memphis
12/06/15 QB Sean White Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Memphis
11/12/15 DB Jeremiah Dinson Leg out for season
11/07/15 CB T.J. Davis Knee out indefinitely
11/04/15 WR Stanton Truitt Shoulder out for season
10/13/15 OL Xavier Dampeer Jaw out indefinitely
09/14/15 DB Joshua Holsey Knee out for season
09/08/15 QB Tyler Queen Elbow out for season
09/03/15 WR Myron Burton Jr. Personal left the team
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis
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