LSU Tigers vs Auburn Tigers Prediction, 10/1/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: LSU Tigers vs Auburn Tigers
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
Location: Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (+7.5)
Jordan-Hare Stadium is the location where the Auburn Tigers (3-1) will take on the LSU Tigers (3-1) on Saturday. Auburn opens as 7.5-point underdogs. The total is 44.
The LSU Tigers come into this game with a record of 3-1 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Tigers faced the New Mexico Lobos and took home the win by a score of 38-0. Noah Cain was the rushing leader for the Tigers with 11 carries for 94 yds (8.5 yds per carry). Jayden Daniels went 24/29 with 279 yards passing. He had a quarterback rating of 163.6 and ended the contest with no picks. When it came to stopping the run, the Tigers conceded 37 yards on 27 attempts, which averages out to 1.4 yds per rush allowed. LSU allowed 4 pass completions on 6 tries for 51 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.7%. In the game, they ran 80 plays which gave them a total of 633 yards. The LSU Tigers ran the ball 41 times and amassed 219 yards, which is an average of 5.3 yds per carry.
Concerning putting points on the board, the LSU Tigers have an average of 39.3 points per game. As a unit they average 198.8 yards on the ground ranking them 28th in the nation. The Tigers have earned 1,948 yards in total this year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, LSU has earned 7 touchdowns through the air and 13 rushing touchdowns. LSU has amassed 96 first downs as a unit, and they have been flagged for 22 infractions for 184 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 6 different times.
The Tigers sit in 16th in the country regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 14.3 PPG. They are giving up 3.4 yards per running attempt and 111.3 yards on the ground per game for the campaign. Over the course of this year, they have given up 445 yards via the ground game in 4 contests. Concerning passing yardage, the Tigers are allowing 586 yds which ranks them 11th in the nation. They have conceded 146.5 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 58.4%. Overall, they have allowed 257.8 yards per contest which ranks them 12th in the country. They have relinquished 3 touchdowns through the air as well as 3 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Tigers head into this game 3-1 this season. When they last played, the Tigers went home victorious with a score of 17-14 when they played the Missouri Tigers. Robby Ashford carried the ball 15 times for 46 yds, walking away from the contest with 3.1 yds per carry for Auburn. Robby Ashford finished the contest with 127 yds on 12/18 passing while his QB rate was 125.9. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 7.1. Auburn surrendered 39 running attempts for 133 yards (3.4 yds per carry). The Tigers passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 58.3%, surrendering 179 yards on 14 for 24 through the air. The Tigers finished the game with 217 yards while they ran 66 plays (3.3 yards per play). Auburn rushed the ball for 1.8 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 82 yds on 45 attempts.
In terms of this team's ability to score points, the Tigers currently rank 100th in the nation by tallying 23.8 PPG. During the season so far, the Tigers currently sit at 811 passing yards along with an average of 202.8 throwing yards per game, which has them ranked 104th in the country. The Auburn Tigers are averaging 376.8 yards per outing, which is good for 89th in Division 1. The Auburn offense has racked up 192 penalty yds on 23 violations, which has them sitting 89th in Division 1 in terms of making mistakes.
The Tigers are allowing 21.8 PPG, which has them 55th in D-1. Auburn has allowed a total of 506 yards on the ground (126.5 yards/game) as well as 8 touchdowns rushing this year. Overall, they have given up 87 points in total. They have conceded 2 touchdowns via the pass and 220.8 yards per game, which has them sitting 64th in the country. The Tigers defense has taken part in 261 plays, which has them ranked 51st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers +7.5
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