Alabama at Auburn College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
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The Alabama Crimson Tide travel to Jordan-Hare Stadium to take on the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 7 point favorites. The Crimson Tide have an ATS record of 4-6-0 while their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Tigers have an over/under record of 7-3-0 and they are 5-4-1 against the spread.
Valuable Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 4-6-0 against the spread
Important Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 7-3-0 against the over/under
The Auburn Tigers are 5-4-1 against the spread
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/12/17 DL Da'Shawn Hand Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Mercer
11/12/17 QB Mac Jones Suspension is "?" Saturday vs. Mercer
11/05/17 LB Shaun Dion Hamilton Knee is out indefinitely
11/05/17 LB Mack Wilson Foot is out indefinitely
10/19/17 WR Donnie Lee Jr. Dismissed is out for season
10/12/17 OL Brandon Kennedy Ankle out indefinitely
09/18/17 TE Miller Forristall Knee out for season
09/04/17 LB Christian Miller Bicep out for season
09/03/17 LB Terrell Lewis Elbow out for season
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
11/12/17 RB JaTarvious Whitlow Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/31/17 RB Kamryn Pettway Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/17/17 WR Kyle Davis Disciplinary out for season
09/20/17 DE Byron Cowart Transferred out for season
09/18/17 QB Sean White Dismissed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 6th in Division 1 in points scored with 455. They have run 747 plays this season for 5,271 yards, which ranks them 80th in the nation in total offense. The Crimson Tide average 7.1 yards per play, which is 8th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 257 1st downs this year, placing them 18th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Alabama has run for 2,973 yards as a team, which ranks 8th in the country. They've run 493 times, averaging 6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Crimson Tide have been penalized on offense 52 times for 453 yards so far this season, which has them 107th in the nation in penalties. Jalen Hurts has thrown for 1,828 yards this season. He has completed 123 passes on 201 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 159.6. He averages 9.1 yards per pass attempt and 10.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Alabama is 1st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 112. They have surrendered a total of 2,699 yards on D, which is 1st in Division 1. The Crimson Tide are ranked 1st in yards per play allowed with 3.9. Opposing offenses have completed 173 passes on 328 attempts against the Alabama Crimson Tide defense this season, placing them 27th and 54th in the country. The Alabama pass defense has also given up a total of 1,724 yards through the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 359 attempts for 975 yards this year, putting them in 2nd place in D-1 against the run. The Crimson Tide have committed 47 penalties for 321 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 1st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Alabama is ranked 3rd in the nation in punt returns with 30. They've accumulated 233 punt return yards and average 7.8 yards per return, which is 53rd in college football. They have returned 12 kicks for 249 yards on special teams, ranking 128th in kick return yardage. The Crimson Tide average 21 yards per kick return and they are 26th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,753. The Alabama Crimson Tide have attempted 22 field goals this season and made 17, which is 18th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Alabama Crimson Tide kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 57 for 57 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,638 yards on 39 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 58th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers have run for 2,684 yards as a team, which ranks 18th in the nation. They've run 518 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 46 times for 400 yards so far this year, which has them 118th in the country in penalties. They are 17th in Division 1 in points scored with 414. They have run 796 plays this year for 5,235 yards, which ranks them 59th in the nation in total offense. The Auburn Tigers average 6.6 yards per play, which is 14th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 241 1st downs this season, ranking them 40th overall as an offensive unit. Jarrett Stidham has completed 181 throws while attempting 267 passes for a completion percentage of 67.8%. He has passed for 2,445 yards this year. He averages 9.7 adjusted yards per throw and 9.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 161.5.
The Auburn Tigers rush defense has given up 413 attempts for 1,300 yards this season, putting them in 19th place in the country against the run. They have had 61 penalties for 449 yards on defense this year. That places them 17th in Division 1. Auburn is 11th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 183. They have given up a total of 3,328 yards on D, which is 13th in the nation. The Tigers are 4th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opponent offenses have completed 187 throws on 348 attempts against the Auburn defense this season, ranking them 49th and 79th in the country. The Auburn Tigers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,028 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Auburn Tigers have tried 25 field goals this year and made 19, which is 8th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 76%. Auburn kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 51 for 51 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,631 yards on 41 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 102nd in the NCAA in punting average. Auburn is 43rd in the country in punt returns with 18. They've totaled 175 punt return yards and average 9.7 yards per return, which is 35th in D-1. They have returned 18 kicks for 402 yards on special teams, which puts them 119th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 22nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,811.
Who will win tonight's Crimson Tide/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers +7
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