Monday, January 2, 2017
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The Auburn Tigers take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Monday, January 2, 2017 in the Sugar Bowl. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 5.5 point favorites. This season the Tigers are 9-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-8-0. The Sooners have an over/under record of 6-6-0 and they are 6-6-0 against the spread.
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John Franklin III finished with 85 yards through the air for Auburn in his last game. He completed 2 passes out of 4 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Kerryon Johnson, who finished with 39 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Eli Stove was the team leader in receiving with a total of 87 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. As a team in that game Auburn got a total of 7 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 3 came through the air. They ran 45 total plays for 182 yards for the game. The Tigers ran for 66 yards on 26 attempts.
Baker Mayfield finished with 288 yards passing for Oklahoma in his last contest. He went 13 for 19, resulting in a 68% completion percentage. The Sooners were led on the ground by Samaje Perine, who finished with 239 yards on 37 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Dede Westbrook led the team in receiving with 111 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. Oklahoma had 25 first downs total. 11 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 71 total plays for 629 yards for the contest. The Sooners ran for 341 yards on 52 carries as a team.
Auburn scores 32.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 47th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 13.8 passes on 21.7 attempts for a 63.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 170.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 112th in college football. The Tigers run for an average of 278.5 yards per game on 49.9 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 6th in the nation. They also run 71.6 plays per contest and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 449.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 39th overall this season. The Tigers average 21.9 first downs per game which ranks them 49th in the country. They accumulate 34.3 penalty yards per game via 4.6 penalties, which ranks 124th in the nation.
Auburn allows 223.6 passing yards per game, ranking 61st in D-1, and they allow 15.6 points per contest on defense, which ranks 5th. They give up 20.9 completions on 36.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.3. The Tigers allow 124.8 rushing yards per game on 34.9 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 20th in the country. Auburn allows 348.4 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 20th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.8 penalties for 44.9 yards per game, ranking them 28th among D-1 teams.
Oklahoma averages 44.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 3rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 21 passes per game on 29.7 attempts for a 70.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for 319.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 11th in Division 1. The Sooners run for an average of 237.6 yards per game on 44.1 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 21st on the ground. They also run 73.8 plays per game and average 7.6 yards per play for a total of 557.4 yards per game, ranking them 3rd in the country on offense. The Sooners get an average of 25.1 first downs per game, which ranks 13th in the nation. They average 48.3 penalty yards per game via 4.7 penalties, ranking them 87th in college football.
Oklahoma allows an average of 279 passing yards per game, which ranks 119th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 29.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 75th in the nation. They give up 21.5 completions on 39 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.1 per game. The Sooners allow 160.8 rushing yards per contest on 34.9 carries for a 4.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 55th in the country. Oklahoma allows 439.8 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 88th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 6.8 penalties for 53.3 yards in each contest, ranking 72nd in the nation.
Auburn Betting Trends
Auburn is 4-8-0 against the over/under this season
Auburn has an ATS record of 9-3-0 this season
Oklahoma Betting Trends
Oklahoma is 6-6-0 against the over/under this season
Oklahoma has an ATS record of 6-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/05/16 DB Johnathan Ford Ankle probable Monday vs. Oklahoma
12/05/16 DB Joshua Holsey Ankle is upgraded to probable Monday vs. Oklahoma
12/04/16 QB Sean White Shoulder missed last game, probable Monday vs. Oklahoma
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 RB Stephen Davis Jr Knee out for season
08/29/16 QB Tyler Queen Shoulder out for season
08/27/16 DB Jamel Dean Knee out indefinitely
08/19/16 DL Raashed Kennion Personal has left team
12/04/16 DB Will Johnson Undisclosed "?" Monday vs. Auburn
12/04/16 WR Dede Westbrook Concussion injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Auburn
11/15/16 DL Charles Walker Personal out for season
11/15/16 DE Matt Dimon Achilles out for season
10/29/16 DE Amani Bledsoe Suspension out indefinitely
10/29/16 CB Parrish Cobb Hamstring out indefinitely
10/12/16 DB Michiah Quick Knee out indefinitely
10/07/16 RB Daniel Brooks Concussion out for season
10/03/16 LB Tay Evans Head out for season
09/21/16 OL Cody Ford Leg out for season
09/15/16 DT Du'Vonta Lampkin Suspension out indefinitely
09/15/16 OL Dwayne Orso-Bacchus Suspension out indefinitely
09/14/16 DT Marquise Overton Foot out for season
08/20/16 RB Rodney Anderson Neck out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma -5.5
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