The Auburn Tigers will look to end an eight-game ATS losing streak when they face the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday night.
The Tigers tumbled out of the national rankings following their 45-21 Week 3 loss to LSU, which also dropped them to 0-4 SU and ATS in their last four against SEC rivals.
Despite their recent struggles, Auburn remains dominant at home during the regular season, going 16-1 SU, 10-7 ATS, in their last 17.
Mississippi State recovered from a slim 21-19 Week 2 loss to LSU with a 62-13 demolition of Northwestern State, improving them to 7-2 SU and ATS in their last nine September contests.
Aside from last year’s late-season swoon, the Bulldogs have been a strong road team, going 6-2 SU, 5-3 ATS, in their last eight, but are 3-11 SU in their last 14 against Auburn.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The Mississippi State Bulldogs were listed as 3.5-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds – VSB
. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bodog for updates.
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computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 31-21 victory for the Bulldogs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Auburn Tigers Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
This season the Auburn Tigers are 2-1 overall and 0-3 ATS against the spread, while the Bulldogs are 2-1 and 2-1 ATS. As for the totals, Auburn is 2-1 on the OU, and Mississippi State is 1-2 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Auburn vs Mississippi State injuries news.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Auburn Tigers rated this week at No. 71 and the Mississippi State Bulldogs sitting at No. 24.
The game also pits Auburn’s No. 89-ranked offense, averaging 26.33 PPG, against a Mississippi State defense that ranks No. 26 this week at 16.67 PPG. The Auburn aerial game is averaging 157.67 yards per game, less than the Mississippi State Bulldogs secondary allows through the air, 164.33 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Mississippi State Bulldogs feature the league’s No. 18-rated road run defense, allowing 102 yards per game. Auburn, meanwhile, ranks No. 81 in rushing offense at home.
In their last game, Auburn got a 228-yard performance from Leonard Fournette, but LSU prevailed 45-21.
- Mississippi State is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games
- Mississippi State is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games
- Mississippi State is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
- Mississippi State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
- Auburn is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
- Auburn is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
- Auburn is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
- Auburn is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Mississippi State at Texas A&M, Saturday, October 3rd
Auburn home to San Jose State, Saturday, October 3rd