Auburn Tigers vs. Ole Miss Rebels Point Spread
Point Spread Line: Ole Miss -2.5
Moneyline: Auburn +125 / Mississippi -145
Time: 7 PM EST Saturday November 1, 2014 on ESPN / WatchESPN
No. 4 Auburn (6-1) vs. No. 7 Ole Miss (7-1)
Both Auburn and Ole Miss are in the top 4 of the first ever college football playing ranking system, but the lower of this big SEC game will out quickly. It is pretty basic, as the loser of this game will likely have their hopes dashed for getting to the BCS playoffs.
Ole Miss is coming off their first loss of the season, but they are at home in this game where they are the 2.5-point betting favorite. Their offense only scored 7 points in their last game, but their defense played well and they have the nation's top ranked D. Their run defense will be key in this game facing an Auburn team that ranks 10th in the nation averaging 281 rushing yards per game.
Auburn got over their lone loss of the season to Mississippi State with a big conference win in their last game. Overall they are 2-1 this season facing ranked teams.
In their last games Auburn beat South Carolina 42-35 and Ole Miss lost to LSU 10-7.
Auburn is 3-4 ATS and they have an Over/Under record of 4-3 and Ole Miss is 6-1-1 ATS and they have an Over/Under record of 1-7.
This season Ole Miss is 5-0 at home and Auburn is 1-1 on the road.
Auburn rushed for a season high 395 yards in their win over South Carolina with the SEC's 2nd leading rusher in Cameron Artis-Payne rushing for 167 yards. This series with Ole Miss and Auburn dates back to 1971 and the Tigers have a 26-5 advantage. In the games that Auburn has rushed for at least 200 yards facing Ole Miss they are 14-0.
The Ole Miss defense is the only unit in the nation that has not given up any games over 20 points this season, but they lost to LSU because their offense stalled and they gave up 264 rushing yards.
Auburn can air it out with Nick Marshall, who is the 2nd leading rusher for the Tigers, but the run defense will be key for the Rebels winning this game.
The Ole Miss offense had their worst performance in the season against LSU and QB Bo Wallace only had 176 passing yards with 1 TD and 1 INT. He has a solid WR corps and while the passing offense is the strength of the unit RB has rushed for 376 yards and is averaging over 5 yards per carry.
Overall, Auburn's defense ranks 25th in the nation, but only ranks 75th against the pass while 25th against the run. In the South Carolina game the Tigers 416 passing yards and 119 rushing yards.
Auburn is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall, 10-3 ATS vs. a team with a winning record, and they have an Over record of 11-5 in their last 16 games.
Ole Miss is 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 home games, 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall, and they have an Under record of 5-1 in their last 6 home games.
Auburn is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Ole Miss.
In the last 5 games between these 2 teams the total has gone Over 4 times.
Point Spread Pick
We have more faith in Auburn scoring on the tough Ole Miss defense than the Rebels scoring on anyone.
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