Alabama Crimson Tide vs Auburn Tigers Prediction, 11/27/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Alabama Crimson Tide vs Auburn Tigers
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (+19.5)
Jordan-Hare Stadium is where the Auburn Tigers (6-5) will try to defeat the Alabama Crimson Tide (10-1) on Saturday. Auburn opens this game as 19.5-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 55.
The Alabama Crimson Tide come into this matchup with a record of 10-1 this season. In their last game, the Crimson Tide faced the Arkansas Razorbacks and earned the victory with a final of 42-35. Bryce Young connected on 31/40 with 559 yds passing and 5 TDs. He had a QB rating of 236.1 and walked away from the contest with no picks. Brian Robinson was the leader on the ground for the Crimson Tide with 27 totes for 122 yards (4.5 yds per attempt). In the game, they ran 76 plays which gave them a total of 671 yards. The Alabama Crimson Tide ended up rushing 36 times and compiled 112 yds, which came out to an average of 3.1 yds per attempt. When it came to stopping the run, the Crimson Tide conceded 110 yards on 42 tries, which is an average of 2.6 yds per run surrendered. Alabama conceded 23 completions on 31 tries for 358 yards, and a completion rate of 74.2%.
When it comes to scoring, the Alabama Crimson Tide are averaging 44.4 points per outing. As a team they're averaging 157.5 yards on the ground which is 72nd in the nation. The Crimson Tide have earned 5,518 total yards this year. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Alabama has compiled 39 touchdowns via the pass and 20 touchdowns via the ground. Alabama has accounted for 274 first downs as an offense, and they have been flagged for 76 infractions for 681 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 9 times.
The Crimson Tide are ranked 31st in the nation when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 19.7 points per game. They are allowing an average of 2.6 yards per rush and 84.3 rushing yards per game on the campaign. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 927 rushing yards through 11 games. Regarding yards through the air, the Crimson Tide have given up 2,424 yds which ranks them 67th in Division 1. They have yielded 220.4 yards per outing via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 63.6%. For the year, they are surrendering 304.6 yards/contest putting them at 20th in the nation. They have relinquished 18 touchdowns by air as well as 8 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Tigers head into this matchup 6-5 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Tigers walked away with a loss by a score of 21-17 against the South Carolina Gamecocks. Tank Bigsby carried the football 22 times for 164 yards, ending the contest with 7.5 yds per carry for Auburn. TJ Finley (1 touchdown) walked away from the game with 188 yds on 17/32 passing while his quarterback rate was 112.8. He didn't throw any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 5.9. Auburn surrendered 38 run attempts for 159 yards (4.2 yards per rush). The Tigers pass defense conceded a completion rate of 66.7%, surrendering 157 yds on 10 for 15 passing. The Tigers finished the game with 379 yds while running 65 plays (5.8 yds per play). Auburn rushed the ball for 5.8 yards per attempt, finishing with a total of 191 yards on 33 carries.
Regarding the points being put on the board, the Tigers are sitting 55th in Division 1 by scoring 30.3 points per contest. During the season thus far, the Tigers have thrown for a total of 2,757 passing yards along with holding an average of 250.6 throwing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 50th in the country. The Auburn Tigers are averaging 428.0 yards/outing, which has them ranked 47th in the nation. The Auburn offense has totaled 516 penalty yards on 64 violations, which ranks 78th in the nation in terms of hurting your team.
Auburn has given up a total of 1,489 yards rushing (135.4 yards/game) in addition to 8 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have surrendered 19 touchdowns via the pass as well as 235.9 yards per game, ranking them 91st in the country. The Tigers defense has taken the field for 759 plays, which is good for 87th in the nation. The Tigers are conceding 22.0 points per game, which has them sitting 49th in college football. In total, they have relinquished 242 total points.
Who will win tonight's Crimson Tide/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers +19.5
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