At the onset of the season, LSU was not mentioned as a top tier playoff contender. Head coach Ed Orgeron’s Bayou Bengals were considered good, but nowhere near great. In the same way, the Auburn Tigers were derided as a bowl team, but nothing more. However, War Eagle has been one of the biggest surprises for College Football betting games. This Saturday in a battle of the Tigers LSU will host Auburn in one of the biggest SEC games of the year. While LSU is the solid home chalk, just a few have doubted the danger of an Auburn upset.
Auburn Tigers Vs. LSU Tigers
|Date and Time:||Saturday, October 26, 2019, 3:30 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Tiger Stadium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|Auburn vs. LSU TV Coverage:||CBS|
Auburn Tigers vs. LSU Overview
Auburn has an offshore betting record of 6-1 straight up and vs. the spread with 4-3 over the total. Last week the Tigers got the money in a 51-10 mauling at Arkansas. War Eagle ranks 23rd in the nation for scoring offense and 16th for points allowed.
Counter to that is an LSU mark of 7-0 straight up, 5-2 against the spread with five overs. The Tigers are coming off a 36-13 blowout win at Mississippi State. Overall the Bayou Bengals rank second for scoring offense and 24th for total defense.
Key Auburn Tigers: QB Bo Nix (1301 YDS, 56.2% COMP, 7.7 AVG, 11 TD, 5 INT, 9 SACK, 136.4 RTG), RB Kam Martin (44 ATT, 258 YDS, 5.9 AVG, 2 TD), WR Seth Williams (25 REC, 458 YDS, 18.3 AVG, 7 TD), PK Anders Carlson (30-31 XP, 8-10 FG), DE Marlon Davidson (30 TACKLES, 5.5 SACK)
Key LSU Tigers: QB Joe Burrow (2484 YDS, 79% COMP, 11.4 AVG, 29 TD, 3 INT, 12 SACK, 231.2 RTG), RB Clyde Edwards Helaire (89 ATT, 547 YDS, 6.1 AVG, 7 TD), WR Justin Jefferson (48 REC, 759 YDS, 15.8 AVG, 9 TD), PK Cade York, 43-45 XP, 10-12 FG)
And Against the Spread
The Auburn Tigers are:
- 2-4-1 vs. the odds in their last seven away games
- 1-4-1 under the total on the road
- 3-5-1 against the spread in their last nine SEC away games
- 1-4-1 under the total on the road against the SEC
- 8-6 on the board head to head with LSU
- 4-6 under the total in their series with the Tigers
The LSU Tigers are:
- 2-3-1 vs. the line in their last six home games
- 7-3 over the total at Death Valley
- 6-1-1 against the spread in their last eight SEC home games
- 5-3 over the total on the road vs. SEC competition
- 4-1 on the board at home against Auburn
- 5-1 over the total when hosting the Tigers
Auburn Tigers vs. LSU Tigers College Football Betting Games Picks
In this situation, LSU has a decided advantage with the college football betting Games at quarterback. Namely quarterback Joe Burrow has emerged as a top tier Heisman Trophy and the number one NFL Draft pick. Burrow’s video game numbers are in stark contrast to Auburn freshman quarterback Bo Nix.
Auburn Vs. LSU College Football Betting Games Pick: LSU Tigers
Auburn Vs. LSU College Football Betting Games Score Prediction: LSU 31, Auburn 17