Auburn at LSU College Football Picks & Predictions 10/14/2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
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The Auburn Tigers travel to Tiger Stadium to take on the LSU Tigers on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 6.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 48. Auburn has an ATS record of 2-3-1 while their over/under record is 3-3-0. LSU has an over/under record of 2-4-0 and they are 1-4-1 against the spread.
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Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Auburn Tigers are 2-3-1 against the spread
Important LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The LSU Tigers are 1-4-1 against the spread
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
10/08/17 DB Jamel Dean Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. LSU
10/08/17 RB JaTarvious Whitlow Ankle "?" Saturday vs. LSU
10/08/17 DB Javaris Davis Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. LSU
10/08/17 RB Kamryn Pettway Leg "?" Saturday vs. LSU
10/08/17 OL Mike Horton Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. LSU
09/20/17 DE Byron Cowart Transferred out for season
09/18/17 QB Sean White Dismissed out for season
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
10/09/17 T K.J. Malone Knee injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
10/09/17 T Toby Weathersby Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
10/08/17 TE Caleb Roddy Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
10/08/17 OL Donavaughn Campbell Foot "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
10/08/17 DE Frank Herron Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Auburn
10/08/17 LB Sci Martin Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
10/08/17 CB Xavier Lewis Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
09/25/17 S Ed Paris Knee out for season
09/02/17 NT Tyler Shelvin Eligibility out for season
08/28/17 G Maea Teuhema Transferred out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Auburn Tigers are 19th in Division 1 in points scored with 215. They have run 427 plays this season for 2,716 yards, which ranks them 53rd in the nation in total offense. The Tigers average 6.4 yards per play, which is 31st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 125 1st downs this year, placing them 41st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Auburn has run for 1,368 yards as a team, which ranks 18th in the country. They've run 281 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 24 times for 245 yards so far this season, which has them 111th in the nation in penalties. Jarrett Stidham has thrown for 1,345 yards this season. He has completed 99 passes on 139 attempts for a completion percentage of 71.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 166.2. He averages 9.7 yards per pass attempt and 10 adjusted yards per throw.
Auburn is 12th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 78. They have surrendered a total of 1,725 yards on D, which is 27th in Division 1. The Tigers are ranked 6th in yards per play allowed with 4.1. Opposing offenses have completed 114 passes on 199 attempts against the Auburn Tigers defense this season, placing them 89th and 101st in the country. The Auburn pass defense has also given up a total of 1,058 yards through the air, which is 39th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 225 attempts for 667 yards this year, putting them in 38th place in D-1 against the run. The Tigers have committed 34 penalties for 229 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 30th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Auburn is ranked 20th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 104 punt return yards and average 8.7 yards per return, which is 47th in college football. They have returned 9 kicks for 229 yards on special teams, ranking 92nd in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 25 yards per kick return and they are 28th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,049. The Auburn Tigers have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 11, which is 10th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Auburn Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 789 yards on 20 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 98th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers have run for 1,180 yards as a team, which ranks 28th in the nation. They've run 247 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 42 times for 372 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the country in penalties. They are 71st in Division 1 in points scored with 152. They have run 383 plays this year for 2,386 yards, which ranks them 74th in the nation in total offense. The LSU Tigers average 6.2 yards per play, which is 45th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 118 1st downs this season, ranking them 54th overall as an offensive unit. Danny Etling has completed 71 throws while attempting 118 passes for a completion percentage of 60.2%. He has passed for 1,046 yards this year. He averages 9.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 149.7.
The LSU Tigers rush defense has given up 196 attempts for 824 yards this season, putting them in 64th place in the country against the run. They have had 32 penalties for 219 yards on defense this year. That places them 23rd in Division 1. LSU is 38th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 113. They have given up a total of 1,853 yards on D, which is 47th in the nation. The Tigers are 36th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 102 throws on 178 attempts against the LSU defense this season, ranking them 64th and 71st in the country. The LSU Tigers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,029 yards in the air, which is 35th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The LSU Tigers have tried 8 field goals this year and made 4, which is 89th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. LSU kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 982 yards on 25 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 103rd in the NCAA in punting average. LSU is 76th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 105 punt return yards and average 13.1 yards per return, which is 19th in D-1. They have returned 9 kicks for 191 yards on special teams, which puts them 111th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 21 yards per kick return and they are 60th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,682.
Who will win tonight's Auburn/LSU college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Auburn -6.5
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