SECN will air this week 12 CFB game between the Aggies and Tigers at 4:00 (11/18/23). The game is slated for Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn (AL). The Tigers are the 23.5 favorites to come away with the win in this non-conference matchup. Are they the best play on the spread? Keep reading to see how I think this one plays out in Auburn.
NEW MEXICO STATE AGGIES VS AUBURN TIGERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Auburn Tigers -23.5
This game will be played at Jordan-Hare Stadium at 4:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE AUBURN TIGERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 37-13 in favor of Auburn.
- Not only will Auburn pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -23.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 48.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 50 points.
Can the Aggies Pull Off a Win at Auburn?
With a 8-3 record, the New Mexico State Aggies take on Auburn. Their road record so far is (4-2) and at home (2-1).
Heading into this week’s matchup with Auburn, the Aggies have been favored in four games and the underdog in five. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 7-2.
Through 11 games, the average over/under line in New Mexico State’s games is 51.9 points. Their games have averaged a combined 49.5 points leading to an OU record of 3-6.
New Mexico State enters the game on offense with an average of 28.7, ranking them 35th in the NCAA. Their passing game has them at 61st in the nation, with an average of 214.2 passing yards per game. On the ground, they’re at 5th in rushing yards, with an average of 373 rushing attempts per game this season.
Looking at this week’s game, the New Mexico State defense stands at 83rd in points allowed, permitting 20.8 points on average per game. So far, opposing teams have managed 242.7 passing yards per game against them (125th). On the ground, they’re conceding 136.2 rushing yards, ranking them 60th in college football.
Will the Tigers Win at Home?
With a 6-4 record, the Auburn Tigers take on New Mexico State. Their road record so far is (3-2) and at home (2-2).
Auburn has gone into four games as the favorite this season and five games as the underdog. Their ATS record is currently 5-4.
Auburn has an over/under record of 4-5 so far this season. On average their games have combined for 49.8 points with the average over/under line being 50.5 points.
Auburn’s offense is averaging 29.3 points per game, which ranks them 47th in the NCAA. Through the air, they’re at 164.4 passing yards on average, putting them at 116th in the nation. Their rushing attack is currently 11th in rushing yards, with an average of 405 rushing attempts per game this season.
Defensively, the Tigers enter the game with 25 sacks and ranked 1st in QB hurries. They’ve allowed 20.5 points per game thus far this season (73rd). In terms of pass defense, they’re 47th in the NCAA, giving up 196 passing yards per game. Against the run, Auburn has allowed 151.2 rushing yards per contest thus far.