|Game||Alabama Crimson Tide vs Auburn Tigers|
|Date & Time||Wednesday January 15, 2020, 9:00 PM (EST)|
Coleman Coliseum Tuscaloosa, AL
AUB -3.5 Total 159
The No. 4 ranked Auburn Tigers visit Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Wednesday for an SEC showdown with the Alabama Crimson Tide. Auburn improved to a perfect 15-0 overall and 3-0 in the SEC following its 82-60 victory over Georgia on Saturday. Samir Doughty led the Tigers in the win with 17 points. Auburn shot 53% overall from the field in it's dominating 22-point victory.
Samir Doughty leads Auburn in scoring with an average of 15.7 points per game, while Austin Wiley is the leading rebounder with an average of 9.2 per game and J'von McCormick leads the Tigers in assists with an average of 5.1 per game. Auburn has four players averaging double-figures in scoring.
Alabama saw its record fall to 8-7 overall and 1-2 in the SEC following its 76-67 loss to Kentucky on Saturday. Herbert Jones led Alabama in scoring with 18 points while John Petty Jr. added 16 points for the Tide. Alabama led the SEC in scoring with an average of 84.4 points per game but was held to 17 points below its average by the Kentucky defense.
John Petty Jr. leads Alabama in scoring and rebounding with averages of 16.7 points and 7.3 rebounds per game, while Kira Lewis Jr. is the second leading scorer and leads Alabama in assists with averages of 16.2 points and 4.6 assists per game. The Crimson Tide has three players averaging double figures in scoring.
Recent Betting Trends
- Auburn is 3-1 ATS in its last 4
- The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Tigers last 7
- Alabama is 9-0 ATS in its last 9
- The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Tide’s last 6
Although Alabama does not have a very good overall record straight up at 8-7, the Tide is a covering machine. Alabama has covered each of its last 9 overall and 11 of its last 12. Auburn is a perfect 15-0 straight up but the Tigers have failed to cover 5 of their last 8 overall in part due to large double-digit spreads they must overcome as the favorite. Final Score Prediction, Auburn Tigers win but fall short ATS 80-78.