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Houston vs Auburn 12/28/21 - Birmingham Bowl Picks & Predictions

Auburn Tigers vs Houston Cougars Odds & Info

Game Auburn Tigers vs Houston Cougars
Date & Time Tuesday December 28, 2021, 12:00 PM (EST)
Protective Stadium Birmingham, AL
Latest odds
AUB -2.5 ; O/U 51.5
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The Birmingham Bowl is a powerhouse of a game this year. The Auburn Tigers and the 20th ranked Houston Cougars head to Alabama to battle. The Auburn Tigers finished the season with a 6-6 record. The Tigers lost in overtime to Alabama in their last game of the season 24-22. 

The Auburn Tigers have played in 43 bowl games and have a 24-17-2 bowl record. The Tigers averaged 29.6 points per game this season which ranked 59th in the nation. Running back Tank Bigsby has been Auburn's offensive workhorse this season. Bigsby has 10 touchdowns and 1003 rushing yards. 

The Houston Cougars finished the season with a 11-2 record and 2nd in the AAC. The Cougars only lost their season opener this year and their last game of the season against Cincinnati. Houston averages 37.3 points per game which ranks 14th best in the country. 

The Houston Cougars are led by QB Clayton Tune. Tune has thrown 28 touchdowns this season and 9 interceptions. Tune's favorite target has been Nathaniel Dell. Dell has 12 touchdowns and 1179 receiving yards. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Cougars are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games as an underdog.
  • Cougars are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss.
  • Tigers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 bowl games.
  • Tigers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win.

Free NCAAF Pick:

Houston Cougars +2.5

The Houston Cougars have played in 28 Bowls and have a 11-16-1 bowl game record. Houston will be a small underdog in this game but may be the better team as Auburn has had struggles this season. Expect Houston to be motivated and ready for this game. Final Score Prediction, Houston Cougars win and cover ATS 31-27.

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