Missouri VS Auburn bedlam SEC 2013 Championship Week-15.

Posted on Dec 7 2013 - 3:09pm by Jonathan Greene


Missouri at Auburn – The Saturday match day sees two teams very much active in the race of the national championship when they face up in a SEC Championship Game at the Georgia Dome. Auburn are coming to this game with a remarkable victory against Alabama having won and covered in in their last eight games. Auburn are 11-1 SU and 9-2 ATS. Missouri have reached thisSEC Championship Game this season after being in the conference for only two years.

Auburn is currently leading the SEC and is also 5th in the country in rushing offense. Missouri are at 2ndin the SEC and is 14th in the country in rushing defence. Auburn has covered the spread eight times by winning as favourites 11 times. This season Auburn are 10-1 overall while Missouri are 11-1. Auburn is 9-2 ATSwhile Missouri is 11-1. Auburn is 6-5 on the OU in totals while Missouri is 6-6.Viewing the odds and stats, Auburn is listed as favourites with 2 points at 5Dimes as of the beginning of this week.

The BetOnline saw the over under line at 62.This game sees the No. 22 Missouri against No. 14 Auburn according to the current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark with the prediction models favouring Missouri winning by 32-29. Last games by both teams saw Missouri overpower Texas A&M at home by 28-21, covering the spread as favourites by 3.5 points with a pay-out window that sent the bettors UNDER courtesy of a total score of 49 while Auburn won their last game 34-28 courtesy of a 164 yard performance by Tre Mason.

Offensively, this game is matching up Auburn which isranked No. 17 in offense (38.58 PPG) against the Missouri defence that’s ranked No. 14 (19.42 PPG). Auburns passing attack has averaged 172.75 YPG which is less than Missouri’s aerial play (265.5 YPG on average). Defensively, Missouri is ranked at N0.24, front 7 in stopping the run by allowing 130.4 YPG in the league while on the road. Auburn however is rated at No. 5 in generating rushing yards while playing at home.

Trends to consider in games: ATS sees Missouri at 11-1 in their last 12 while Auburn is at 5-0 in their last 5. SU sees Missouri at 11-1 in their last 12 while Auburn is at 5-0 in their last 5. Finally, the total has been UNDER in 4 of the last 5 by Missouri and OVER in 6 of the last 7 by Auburn.

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