Saturday, November 26, 2016
Bryant Denny Stadium
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The Auburn Tigers take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Bryant Denny Stadium. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 20 point favorites. This season the Tigers are 8-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-7-0. The Crimson Tide have an over/under record of 5-6-0 and they are 8-3-0 against the spread.
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Sean White finished with 106 yards through the air for Auburn last week. He completed 10 passes out of 13 attempts for a 77% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Kamryn Pettway, who finished with 173 yards on 25 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Darius Slayton was the team leader in receiving with a total of 27 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Auburn got a total of 16 first downs. Of those first downs, 11 came on the ground while 4 came through the air. They ran 62 total plays for 386 yards for the game. The Tigers ran for 271 yards on 45 attempts.
Jalen Hurts finished with 107 yards passing for Alabama last week. He went 10 for 19, resulting in a 53% completion percentage. The Crimson Tide were led on the ground by Jalen Hurts, who finished with 114 yards on 20 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. ArDarius Stewart led the team in receiving with 55 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Alabama had 16 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 3 came from a pass. They ran 70 total plays for 323 yards for the contest. The Crimson Tide ran for 216 yards on 51 carries as a team.
Auburn scores 34.1 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 39th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 14.4 passes on 21.9 attempts for a 65.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 175.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 108th in college football. The Tigers run for an average of 297.8 yards per game on 52.1 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 5th in the nation. They also run 74 plays per contest and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 473.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 29th overall this season. The Tigers average 23.3 first downs per game which ranks them 36th in the country. They accumulate 35.7 penalty yards per game via 4.6 penalties, which ranks 122nd in the nation.
Auburn allows 216.8 passing yards per game, ranking 54th in D-1, and they allow 14.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 7th. They give up 20.3 completions on 36.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.6. The Tigers allow 117.7 rushing yards per game on 34.1 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 17th in the country. Auburn allows 334.5 total yards per game including 4.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 18th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.9 penalties for 46.5 yards per game, ranking them 35th among D-1 teams.
Alabama averages 40.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 14th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.5 passes per game on 28.5 attempts for a 65.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 225.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 72nd in Division 1. The Crimson Tide run for an average of 252.5 yards per game on 43.1 attempts for an average of 5.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 13th on the ground. They also run 71.5 plays per game and average 6.7 yards per play for a total of 477.6 yards per game, ranking them 28th in the country on offense. The Crimson Tide get an average of 21.9 first downs per game, which ranks 50th in the nation. They average 42.7 penalty yards per game via 5.5 penalties, ranking them 111th in college football.
Alabama allows an average of 183.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 13th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 11.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 2nd in the nation. They give up 16.7 completions on 32.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 52 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 70.5 rushing yards per contest on 31.6 carries for a 2.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 1st in the country. Alabama allows 254.2 total yards per game for an average of 4 yards per play, which ranks 2nd in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 3.7 penalties for 32.2 yards in each contest, ranking 1st in the nation.
Auburn Betting Trends
Auburn is 4-7-0 against the over/under this season
Auburn has an ATS record of 8-3-0 this season
Alabama Betting Trends
Alabama is 5-6-0 against the over/under this season
Alabama has an ATS record of 8-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/20/16 DB Carlton Davis Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. Alabama
11/20/16 FB Chandler Cox Leg "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
11/20/16 QB Sean White Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
11/20/16 WR Stanton Truitt Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
11/20/16 LB Tre' Williams Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. Alabama
11/20/16 DB Joshua Holsey Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
11/20/16 RB Kamryn Pettway Leg "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
11/16/16 DE Byron Cowart Appendix out for season
11/16/16 LB Josh Shockley Shoulder out for season
11/15/16 WR Marcus Davis Shoulder out for season
10/06/16 DB Jayvaughn Myers Knee out indefinitely
10/05/16 RB Malik Miller Knee out indefinitely
09/27/16 LB Paul James III Knee out for season
09/01/16 DB Jeremiah Dinson Knee out indefinitely
08/29/16 DL Jaunta'vius Johnson Knee out indefinitely
08/29/16 QB Tyler Queen Shoulder out for season
08/29/16 RB Stephen Davis Jr Knee out for season
08/27/16 DB Jamel Dean Knee out indefinitely
08/19/16 DL Raashed Kennion Personal has left team
11/20/16 RB Bo Scarbrough Knee "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
11/14/16 OL Alphonse Taylor Undisclosed out indefinitely
11/03/16 RB B.J. Emmons Foot out indefinitely
10/23/16 DB Eddie Jackson Leg out for season
09/29/16 QB Blake Barnett Personal has left team
Josh's Pick: Take Alabama -20
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