Saturday, September 17, 2016
Jordan Hare Stadium
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The Texas A&M Aggies take on the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Jordan Hare Stadium. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 3.5 point favorites. This season the Aggies are 2-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-1. The Tigers have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 2-0-0 against the spread.
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Trevor Knight finished with 344 yards through the air for Texas A&M last week. He completed 21 passes out of 37 attempts for a 57% completion percentage. The Aggies were led in rushing by Kendall Bussey, who finished with 79 yards on 7 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 11 yards per carry. Christian Kirk was the team leader in receiving with a total of 106 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas A&M got a total of 35 first downs. Of those first downs, 18 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 87 total plays for 672 yards for the game. The Aggies ran for 277 yards on 38 attempts.
Sean White finished with 244 yards through the air for Auburn last week. He completed 17 passes out of 23 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Kamryn Pettway, who finished with 152 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. Tony Stevens was the team leader in receiving with a total of 75 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Auburn got a total of 32 first downs in that game. 20 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 85 total plays for 706 yards for the game. The Tigers ran for 462 yards on 62 attempts.
Texas A&M scores 49 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 13th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 24.5 passes on 45.5 attempts for a 53.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 317 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 21st in college football. The Aggies run for an average of 240 yards per game on 39.5 attempts for an average of 6.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 25th in the nation. They also run 85 plays per contest and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 557 yards per game, ranking their offense 14th overall this season. The Aggies average 29 first downs per game which ranks them 12th in the country. They accumulate 51 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, which ranks 73rd in the nation.
Texas A&M allows 258 passing yards per game, ranking 95th in D-1, and they allow 12 points per contest on defense, which ranks 17th. They give up 20 completions on 43.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 46. The Aggies allow 78.5 rushing yards per game on 34 carries for an average of 2.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 20th in the country. Texas A&M allows 336.5 total yards per game including 4.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 55th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.5 penalties for 56 yards per game, ranking them 67th among D-1 teams.
Auburn averages 32 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 64th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16 passes per game on 25.5 attempts for a 62.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 209.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 82nd in Division 1. The Tigers run for an average of 274.5 yards per game on 51.5 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 17th on the ground. They also run 77 plays per game and average 6.3 yards per play for a total of 484 yards per game, ranking them 35th in the country on offense. The Tigers get an average of 24.5 first downs per game, which ranks 37th in the nation. They average 50 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 77th in college football.
Auburn allows an average of 254 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 94th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 16.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 34th in the nation. They give up 19 completions on 32 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.4 per game. The Tigers allow 108.5 rushing yards per contest on 39.5 carries for a 2.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 38th in the country. Auburn allows 362.5 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 71st in D-1. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 8 penalties for 63 yards in each contest, ranking 83rd in the nation.
Texas A&M Betting Trends
Texas A&M is 0-1-1 against the over/under this season
Texas A&M has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
Auburn Betting Trends
Auburn is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Auburn has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/20/16 LB Josh Walker Suspension out indefinitely
08/19/16 DB Justin Dunning ACL out for season
09/12/16 LB T.J. Neal Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Texas A&M
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
Josh's Pick: Take Auburn
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