Vanderbilt Commodores vs Auburn Tigers NCAAB Betting Prediction

Vanderbilt Commodores vs Auburn Prediction 1/31/2024

The Vanderbilt Commodores (5-14) travel to face off against the Auburn Tigers (16-4) on Wednesday, January 31st. This game will be played at Neville Arena in Auburn and televised on ESPN2. Both Vanderbilt and Auburn will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 9:00 ET.

Vanderbilt Commodores vs Auburn Tigers

The Vanderbilt Commodores Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing their last six games, Vanderbilt will be looking to get back on track as they take on Auburn. So far, the Commodores have gone 0-5 on the road and have an average scoring margin of -10.2 points per game.

On the season, Vanderbilt has gone 0-11 when listed as an underdog, and they are currently 19.5-point underdogs for this matchup. In their last game, they lost to Tennessee by a score of 75-62.

As the underdog, Vanderbilt has gone 5-5-1 against the spread this season. On the road, the Commodores have an ATS mark of 2-2-1 this year and are 1-1-1 ATS in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Vanderbilt has a record of 4-5-1 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 140.5 is lower than the average over/under line of 142.3 in Vanderbilt’s games this season. So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 and the average scoring total is 134 points.

The Auburn Tigers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

At home this season, Auburn has been dominant with a perfect 10-0 record and an average scoring margin of +20.2 points per game. Over their last 10 games at home, the Tigers have gone 10-0.

Overall, Auburn is 16-4 this season, including a 5-2 record in Southeastern Conference play. After losing their most recent game to Mississippi State by a score of 64-58, the Tigers have dropped two in a row.

As the favorite this season, Auburn has gone 12-7 vs. the spread. They have an overall ATS mark of 12-8. At home, the Tigers are 6-4 ATS this year and have gone 6-4 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the favorite.

So far this season, Auburn’s over/under record is 7-13 and today’s over/under line of 140.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (150.3). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 138 points and the over/under record is 0-3.

Vanderbilt Offense Breakdown

In their recent game, the Commodores’ offense concluded with 62 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 66.9 points per contest. Ezra Manjon is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 15.1 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Tyrin Lawrence brings a PPG average of 14.3 into the game.

Ezra Manjon (G) 15.1 3.2 3.3
Tyrin Lawrence (G) 14.3 5.1 1.9
Jason Rivera-Torres (G) 8.6 3.5 0.6

Auburn Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Auburn offense ended with 58 points against Mississippi State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 33.9% and made 6 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Johni Broome who comes into today’s matchup averaging 15.7. Jaylin Williams also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.1.

Johni Broome (F) 15.7 8.7 1.7
Jaylin Williams (F) 12.1 5.3 2.0
Aden Holloway (G) 9.4 1.5 3.1

Vanderbilt Team Defense

On defense, Vanderbilt is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 72.1 points per game. In their previous game vs. Tennessee, the Volunteers finished with a field goal percentage of 36% and a total of 75 points vs. Vanderbilt.

Auburn Team Defense

The Tigers’ defense is presently ranked 46th nationally, allowing an average of 65.9 points per contest. Auburn’s three-point defense is currently 63rd in the country at 6.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 38.2% of their shots vs. Auburn.

Commodores vs Tigers Trends

  • Across their three previous road games, Vanderbilt has an ATS mark of 1-1-1. Their straight up record in these matchups was 0-3 while averaging 60 points per game.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Auburn has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 76 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games.
  • The last ten games that Vanderbilt was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 4-5-1 while going 0-10 straight up.
  • Auburn has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in their last five games.

Commodores vs Tigers Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Tigers vs. Tigers game, our recommendation is to take the Tigers at -19.5. Despite our model showing the Tigers winning 75-70, we like Commodores as our point-spread pick.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 140.5 and given that our model is projecting 145 points between the teams, we like the over.

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