Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Tigers versus the Commodores? Tip off is at at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on SECN. The game will be played at Memorial Gymnasium (TN) in Nashville, TN. In this Southeastern matchup, the Tigers are the betting favorite against the Commodores. The over/under for the game is 148.5 points.
AUBURN TIGERS VS VANDERBILT COMMODORES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Vanderbilt Commodores +11.5
This game will be played at Memorial Gymnasium (TN) at 9:00 ET on Wednesday, January 17th.
WHY BET THE VANDERBILT COMMODORES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Commodores.
- Not only will Vanderbilt pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +11.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 148.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Can Auburn Pull Out the Win as Road Favorites?
So far this season, Auburn has been dominant, going 14-2 overall and 3-0 in Southeastern Conference play. The Tigers have won nine straight games and are 14-2 when favored this season.
On the road this season, Auburn has gone 5-2, with an average scoring margin of +16.4 points per game. Over their last three games away from home, the Tigers are 3-0.
When looking at Auburn’s ATS record this season, they have gone 10-6. On the road, the Tigers have an ATS mark of 5-2. Over their last three road games, Auburn has gone 3-0 vs. the spread.
Today’s over/under line of 148.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Auburn’s games this season (150.1). So far, the over/under record in Auburn games is 7-9. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 141 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 5-5.
Auburn is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 93 points vs. LSU. This figure is more than their season average of 84.1 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Johni Broome, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 15.4, while Jaylin Williams also maintains a PPG average of 11.9 leading up to the game.
Auburn’s defense has been playing well, ranking 50th nationally, with 65.7 points allowed per game. The Auburn defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 78 points and allowed LSU to connect on 10 threes.
Will Vanderbilt Pull Through as the Underdog Home Team?
After a loss to Ole Miss, Vanderbilt’s record stands at 5-11, including a 0-3 mark in Southeastern Conference play. The Commodores have lost three straight games and are 0-8 as underdogs this season.
At home, Vanderbilt is 5-7 this season, and over their last ten games at Memorial Gymnasium, they are 4-6. For the year, the Commodores have been outscored by an average of 1.6 points per game at home.
As the underdog this season, Vanderbilt has a record of 4-4 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS mark is currently 7-9. At home, the Commodores are 5-7 vs. the spread this year and over their last 10 home games, they have gone 5-5 ATS.
So far this season, the over/under record for Vanderbilt is 5-11, and today’s over/under line of 148.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (142.5). Currently, the average scoring total in their games is 139.8 points per game. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 140 points.
The Vanderbilt offense is coming off a game in which they scored 56 points vs. Ole Miss. Overall their field goal percentage was 37.7% while connecting on 4 threes. The team’s top scorer is Ezra Manjon, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 16.3, while Tyrin Lawrence also maintains a PPG average of 13.6 leading up to the game.
On the defensive side, Vanderbilt is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 71.7 points per game. Against Ole Miss in their most recent game, the Vanderbilt defense gave up a total of 69 points while allowing Ole Miss to hit 40% of their shots.