Against the Spread Pick
Auburn could be considered under ranked this season, as they sit with a 22-2 record while being ranked number 10 behind an 18-6 Seton Hall team. Auburn is 11-12 against the spread this season, however, Missouri is not exactly an opponent that can limit the powerful Auburn offense. Auburn’s eighth ranked offense averages 80 points compared to Missouri’s 66, and Missouri is 2-3 in their last five with two of those losses coming against teams outside the top 25. Despite Auburn’s lower ranked defense, don’t expect Missouri to be able to beat the spread against Auburn’s high powered offense. Take Auburn against the spread tonight.
Over Under Pick
Auburn is 96th in defensive efficiency this season, subpar for an AP top-10 team, and over their past five games Auburn and Missouri have been averaging 84 and 67 points per game, respectively. Taking Missouri’s overall record into account, don’t expect them to give their starters a rest late in the game, especially since four of Auburn’s last seven wins have been in overtime. In a game that could feature high powered offenses and lackluster defense, the over is the surefire pick tonight.