Auburn Tigers vs LSU Tigers Prediction, 10/2/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Auburn Tigers vs LSU Tigers
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Location: Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (-3.5)
The Auburn Tigers (3-1) are on their way to Tiger Stadium on Saturday where they will play the LSU Tigers (3-1). Auburn opens this matchup as 3.5-point underdogs. The total comes in at 52.5.
The Auburn Tigers come into this matchup with a record of 3-1 this season. In their last game, the Tigers went up against the Georgia State Panthers and took home the win by a score of 34-24. Tank Bigsby was the rushing leader for the Tigers with 18 carries for 60 yds (3.3 yards per attempt). Bo Nix went 13/27 with 156 yards passing. He had a quarterback rating of 96.7 and walked away from the contest with no interceptions. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Tigers conceded 267 yards on 47 attempts, which is an average of 5.7 yds per run surrendered. Auburn relinquished 12 completions on 24 attempts for 117 yds, and a completion rate of 50.0%. Once the final whistle blew, they ran 78 plays which converted into 419 yards. The Auburn Tigers ended up running the ball 35 different times and totaled 166 yds, which had them averaging 4.7 yds per attempt.
The Tigers have earned 1,939 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Auburn has amassed 7 touchdowns through the air and 10 touchdowns via the ground. They have surrendered the ball 3 different times. Auburn has accounted for 94 first downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 25 penalties for 202 yards. As a team they average 257.5 yards on the ground which is 9th in D-1. In terms of getting in the endzone, the Auburn Tigers are averaging 44.0 PPG.
The Tigers rank 28th in D-1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 15.5 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 2.9 yards per rushing attempt and 104.3 rushing yards per game this year. During this campaign, they have given up 417 rushing yards through 4 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Tigers are giving up 740 yards which puts them in 52nd in D-1. They have surrendered 185.0 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 72.4%. During the season, they are allowing 289.3 yards/game which puts them 31st in D-1. They have relinquished 5 touchdowns via the pass as well as 3 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Tigers step onto the field holding a record of 3-1 this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Tigers walked away with a victory by a final of 28-25 when they played the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Tyrion Davis-Price ran the ball 13 times for 51 yds, ending the game with 3.9 yds per carry for LSU. Max Johnson (4 touchdowns) finished the game with 280 yards on 17/27 through the air while his quarterback rating was 191.6. He had 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 10.4. LSU surrendered 26 run attempts for 115 yards (4.4 yards per carry). The Tigers passing defense gave up a completion rate of 75.8%, relinquishing 371 yards on 47 out of 62 through the air. The Tigers finished the contest with a total of 343 yds and they ran 54 plays (6.4 yds per play). LSU ran the ball for 2.3 yards per attempt, finishing the game with 63 yards on 27 attempts.
The LSU Tigers are averaging 377.8 yards per outing, which has them ranked 82nd in the nation. The LSU offense has totaled 124 yds of penalties on 15 violations, which ranks 123rd in the country in terms of making mistakes. Over the course of the season thus far, the Tigers have thrown for a total of 1,190 yards through the air as well as an average of 297.5 passing yards per outing, putting them at 23rd in Division 1. Regarding this team's ability to score points, the Tigers rank 43rd in Division 1 with 34.5 points per game.
LSU has surrendered a total of 445 rushing yards (111.3 yards/game) in addition to 2 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the season. They have surrendered 9 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 237.5 yards/outing, which has them ranked 97th in the country. The Tigers defense has been on the field for 279 plays, which is 98th in the country. The Tigers are surrendering 22.8 PPG, which has them sitting 75th in college football. This season, they have allowed 91 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take LSU -3.5
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