Auburn at Alabama College Football Picks and Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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The Auburn Tigers head to Bryant-Denny Stadium to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Alabama as 24 point favorites. The Tigers are 5-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-8-0. The Crimson Tide are 7-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-4-1.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 3-8-0 against the over/under
The Auburn Tigers are 5-6-0 against the spread
Important Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 6-4-1 against the over/under
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 7-4-0 against the spread
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
11/17/18 OL Calvin Ashley Medical is questionable
11/17/18 DL Nick Coe Wrist is questionable
11/17/18 LB Richard McBryde Neck is questionable
10/06/18 WR Will Hastings Knee is out for season
09/20/18 TE Jalen Harris Transferred has left team
09/20/18 WR Nate Craig-Myers Transferred has left team
09/11/18 P Aidan Marshall Left Team is out for season
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Auburn Tigers are 66th in the country in points scored with 318. They have run 743 plays this year for 4,200 yards, which ranks them 79th in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 5.7 yards per play, which is 66th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 222 1st downs this season, ranking them 80th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Auburn has run for 1,839 yards as a unit, which ranks 66th in college football. They've run 417 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 72 times for 614 yards so far this year, which has them 46th in the country in penalties. Jarrett Stidham has passed for 2,294 yards this year. He's completed 196 throws while attempting 318 passes for a completion percentage of 61.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 132.2. He averages 7.4 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt.
Auburn is 10th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 183. They have given up a total of 3,863 yards on D, which is 39th in D-1. The Tigers are 26th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 186 throws on 351 attempts against the Auburn Tigers defense this season, ranking them 38th and 81st in the nation. The Auburn pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,292 yards in the air, which is 51st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 419 attempts for 1,571 yards this season, putting them in 47th place in the country against the run. The Tigers have had 76 penalties for 578 yards on defense this year. That places them 56th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Auburn is 7th in the country in punt returns with 28. They've totaled 332 punt return yards and average 12.3 yards per return, which is 32nd in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 369 yards on special teams, which puts them 100th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 82nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,901. The Auburn Tigers have tried 26 field goals this year and made 15, which is 25th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 58%. Auburn Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 37 for 37 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,175 yards on 50 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 16th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Crimson Tide have run for 2,349 yards as a team, which ranks 29th in college football. They've run 437 times, averaging 5.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Alabama Crimson Tide have been penalized on offense 61 times for 558 yards so far this season, which has them 81st in the country in penalties. They are 3rd in the nation in points scored with 536. They have run 744 plays this season for 5,957 yards, which ranks them 5th in Division 1 in total offense. Alabama averages 8 yards per play, which is 2nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 275 1st downs this year, placing them 10th overall as an offensive unit. Tua Tagovailoa averages 12.1 yards per pass attempt and 14.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 164 passes on 237 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 212.2. He has thrown for 2,865 yards this season.
The Alabama Crimson Tide rush defense has allowed 370 attempts for 1,249 yards this year, putting them in 18th place in D-1 against the run. Alabama has committed 69 penalties for 571 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 54th in college football. They are 3rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 144. They have surrendered a total of 3,114 yards on D, which is 10th in the country. The Crimson Tide are ranked 7th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opposing offenses have completed 165 passes on 325 attempts against the Alabama defense this season, placing them 13th and 52nd in Division 1. The Alabama Crimson Tide pass defense has also given up a total of 1,865 yards through the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Alabama Crimson Tide have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 12, which is 50th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Alabama kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 64 for 72 this year. Their punters have totaled 981 yards on 28 punts, averaging 35 yards per punt. That places them 129th in Division 1 in punting average. Alabama is ranked 79th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 207 punt return yards and average 14.8 yards per return, which is 17th in college football. They have returned 21 kicks for 493 yards on special teams, ranking 71st in kick return yardage. The Alabama Crimson Tide average 24 yards per kick return and they are 2nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 6,656.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Crimson Tide college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers +24
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