Saturday, November 5, 2016
Jordan Hare Stadium
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The Vanderbilt Commodores take on the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Jordan Hare Stadium. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 26 point favorites. This season the Commodores are 4-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-4-1. The Tigers have an over/under record of 4-4-0 and they are 7-1-0 against the spread.
Kyle Shurmur finished with 143 yards through the air for Vanderbilt last week. He completed 15 passes out of 23 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. The Commodores were led in rushing by Ralph Webb, who finished with 125 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 14 yards per carry. Jared Pinkney was the team leader in receiving with a total of 50 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Vanderbilt got a total of 28 first downs. Of those first downs, 16 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 66 total plays for 501 yards for the game. The Commodores ran for 358 yards on 42 attempts.
Sean White finished with 247 yards passing for Auburn last week. He went 15 for 22, resulting in a 68% completion percentage. The Tigers were led on the ground by Kamryn Pettway, who finished with 236 yards on 30 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Darius Slayton led the team in receiving with 53 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Auburn had 26 first downs total. 14 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 74 total plays for 554 yards for the contest. The Tigers ran for 307 yards on 52 carries as a team.
Vanderbilt scores 20.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 118th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 14 passes on 26.9 attempts for a 52.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 145.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 122nd in college football. The Commodores run for an average of 162.9 yards per game on 37.8 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 82nd in the nation. They also run 64.6 plays per contest and average 4.8 yards per play for an average of 308.6 yards per game, ranking their offense 124th overall this season. The Commodores average 18.3 first downs per game which ranks them 112th in the country. They accumulate 44.9 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 107th in the nation.
Vanderbilt allows 240.4 passing yards per game, ranking 82nd in D-1, and they allow 21.4 points per contest on defense, which ranks 26th. They give up 20.1 completions on 34.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.5. The Commodores allow 157.6 rushing yards per game on 34.6 carries for an average of 4.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 59th in the country. Vanderbilt allows 398 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 62nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.1 penalties for 61.1 yards per game, ranking them 95th among D-1 teams.
Auburn averages 36.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 27th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 15.5 passes per game on 22.8 attempts for a 68.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 204.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 91st in Division 1. The Tigers run for an average of 303.4 yards per game on 54.6 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 3rd on the ground. They also run 77.4 plays per game and average 6.6 yards per play for a total of 507.6 yards per game, ranking them 10th in the country on offense. The Tigers get an average of 25.4 first downs per game, which ranks 15th in the nation. They average 31.4 penalty yards per game via 4.8 penalties, ranking them 124th in college football.
Auburn allows an average of 231.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 73rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 16 points per contest, which has them ranked 8th in the nation. They give up 20.5 completions on 36.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.4 per game. The Tigers allow 126.6 rushing yards per contest on 34.4 carries for a 3.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 26th in the country. Auburn allows 358.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 31st in D-1. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and 6.1 penalties for 52.5 yards in each contest, ranking 56th in the nation.
Vanderbilt Betting Trends
Vanderbilt is 3-4-1 against the over/under this season
Vanderbilt has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Auburn Betting Trends
Auburn is 4-4-0 against the over/under this season
Auburn has an ATS record of 7-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/14/16 OT Andrew Jelks Knee out for season
08/14/16 QB Shawn Stankavage Leg 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
Tony's Pick: Take Vanderbilt
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