Arkansas owns a slight edge in the recent rivalry with Auburn, winning 5 of the critical eight meetings right up and going 5-3 versus the spread. In your 25th meeting since the former joined the SEC back in 1992, the Razorbacks tangle through the many tigers on Saturday evening at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

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Point spread: The Tigers opened as nine-point favorites, follow to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark (line updates and matchup report).

College football pick, via Odds Shark computer: 24.3-22.8 Razorbacks (College football picks on every game)

Why the Arkansas Razorbacks have the right to cover the spread 

Arkansas just picked increase its very first SEC victory of the season, a 34-30 decision end Ole miss last week. The Hogs, that were 10-point residence dogs, scored on their second possession that the video game to take an early 7-0 lead. Lock then propelled that come 17-6 at an early stage in the second quarter, fell down 30-27 v nine minutes left on the clock yet regained the lead for good on a Jared Cornelius six-yard touchdown operation with simply over two minutes to go. Castle sealed the upset v a protective stop.


The Razorbacks outgained the Rebs 429-403 and dominated time of possession by a 41-19 margin. Sophomore running earlier Rawleigh Williams III ran 27 times for 180 yards, his fourth 100-yard initiative of the season, when quarterback Austin Allen tossed three touchdown passes. Meanwhile, the Arkansas defense held the potent Ole miss out on offense to just 6-of-16 top top third-down and fourth-down switch combined.

Two mainly ago, the Hogs lost to Alabama 49-30, yet that game could have to be closer, and Arkansas might have covered as a 14-point underdog had actually Alabama no scored twice on protective touchdowns.


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Why the Auburn Tigers can cover the spread

The Tigers very own a three-game winning streak, both SU and ATS, following their 38-14 victory at Mississippi State 2 weeks ago. They had last mainly off.

Auburn took a 7-0 lead on the Bulldogs 5 minutes into that game, and with help from a fumble return because that a score later on on, it led 35-0 in ~ the half. The tigers let MSU score double to acquire within 21 point out (35-14), but they iced the victory and also the cover together four-point road favorites through a long drive causing a ar goal because that the last margin.

Auburn outgained the Bulldogs 432-289, and it outrushed castle 228-103. Therefore the Tigers have now outgained and outrushed 4 of your last five opponents—and through some big margins.

Smart pick

The Hogs space coming off a tough win over Ole Miss, if Auburn had actually last week off. Also, in its four games versus Power Five opponents this year, Arkansas has actually been outgained by much more than 70 yards every game. Meanwhile, the tigers started slowly this year, but they seem to be comes around. Auburn looks prefer the smart money here on the college football point spreads, minus the points.


Betting trends

The visiting team is 2-5 SU and ATS in its last seven games in this matchup.

The complete has unable to do under in 10 that Auburn"s critical 13 gamings at home.

Arkansas is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games versus its conference.

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