Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Tigers versus the Tigers? Tip off is at at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on SECN. The game will be played at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO. Auburn is favored by -11.5 in this Southeastern conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 149.5 points.

AUBURN TIGERS VS MISSOURI TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Auburn Tigers -11.5

This game will be played at Mizzou Arena at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, March 5th.

WHY BET THE AUBURN TIGERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Not only will Missouri pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +11.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can Auburn Lock in a Road Win?

After defeating Mississippi State 78-63 in their last game, Auburn is now 22-7 overall and 11-5 in Southeastern Conference play. The Tigers have been favored in 27 of their 29 games this season, going 22-5 as the favorite. On the road, Auburn is 8-6 compared to 14-1 at home.

Over their last 10 road games, Auburn has gone 6-4, and over their last five, they are 2-3. On the season, they are outscoring opponents by an average of 9.4 points per game away from home.

Against the spread, Auburn has an 18-11 record this season. On the road, the Tigers are 8-6 vs. the spread. In their last 10 games as the favorite, Auburn has gone 7-3 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 149.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Auburn games this season (150.7). So far, 16 of their games have had higher over/under lines than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 163 points.

In their recent game, the Tigers’ offense concluded with 78 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 82.6 points per contest. Johni Broome is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 16.3 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Jaylin Williams brings a PPG average of 12.8 into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Auburn defense is giving up an average of 68.0 points per contest. So far, the Auburn defense is giving up an average of 10.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.2 times per game (432nd).

Can the Tigers Grab a Win at Home?

Missouri will look to snap their 16-game losing streak when they host Auburn. The Tigers are 8-21 overall and 0-16 in Southeastern Conference play. They come in as 11.5-point underdogs, and they have gone just 1-14 as underdogs this season.

Missouri’s last win came at home, where they are just 6-12 this season. They have gone 1-9 in their last 10 games at home, and they are 0-5 in their last five. Their average margin of defeat at home is -0.8 points per game.

As the underdog this season, Missouri has gone 6-9 vs. the spread. At home, they are just 3-15 ATS this year and 1-4 in their last 5 games vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Tigers are 4-6 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 149.5 is in line with the average over/under line in Missouri games this year (148.1). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 160 points and their over/under record is 3-0 in their last three.

Missouri is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 78 points versus Ole Miss. This output is higher than their season-average of 72.3 points per game. Sean East is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 17.5 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Tamar Bates brings a PPG average of 13.6 into the game.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, Missouri is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 75.5 points per game (259th). In today’s game vs. Auburn, the Missouri defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Missouri made 18 free-throws vs. the Tigers.