College football latest lines – Iron Bowl battle still favors Alabama Crimson Tide against undefeated Auburn Tigers.
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The undefeated and #2 ranked Auburn Tigers travel to Tuscaloosa for the annual Iron Bowl showdown on Friday after Thanksgiving. Bookmaker.eu is the choice of recreational and serious gamblers looking to beat the college football latest lines and parlay their action into more winners and bigger pay outs.
NCAAF Betting Online: Auburn (11-0) enters this big rivalry contest off a bye and looking to complete a perfect regular season with the SEC title game against South Carolina on deck. Alabama (9-2) will once again look to claim state bragging rights in one of the biggest rivalry games in the nation. College football latest lines has Alabama a 4-point favorite, and you can tune into CBS on Friday, November 26th at 2:30 ET to take it in.
Auburn’s offense continues to rank among the most explosive in the nation led by Heisman Trophy favorite quarterback Cam Newton. Off field issues surrounding Newton and potential NCAA violations have not slowed down the Tigers. Auburn continues to get off to fast starts, as the Tigers have scored a touchdown on the opening drive in seven games this season – more than any other SEC team. Auburn leads the SEC in scoring at 42 points per game while Alabama counters with one of the nations top defenses with a SEC best 12 points allowed per contest to set up strength vs. strength in this college football latest lines contest.
Auburn averages 505 yards per game and 7.6 yards per play to lead the SEC and rank #6 in the nation in yards per game. Impressive numbers considering the strength of SEC competition, and the Tigers will really be put to the test against the Crimson Tide’s stellar defense that allows 293 yards per game and 4.7 yards per play.
Alabama leads the all-time Iron Bowl series 40-33 and the team that has rushed for the most yards had won the last nine meetings until last season when ‘Bama rushed for just 73 yards but prevailed 26-21 as a 10-point favorite on the college football latest lines. Newton’s threat to run or pass has made the Auburn offense nearly unstoppable. Auburn’s vaunted ground game averages 307 yards per game and 6.5 yards per rush led by quarterback Newton with nearly 1,300 rushing yards and 17 rushing touchdowns. Running backs Michael Dyer and Onterio McCalebb have combined for over 1,500 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns.
But Auburn has been mistake-prone and inefficient on defense at times, which should allow the Crimson Tide and its punishing running game to hang with it. It’s too late for the Tigers to fix much on defense, but the Tigers defensive line is the strength led by top nose tackle Nick Fairley. The secondary has been the biggest college football latest lines weakness, and teams have repeatedly burned Auburn’s suspect cornerbacks and a pass defense that allows 244 yards per game. Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy has been solid and efficient while passing for 217 yards per game with wide receiver Julio Jones one of the league’s top receivers.
This should be another exciting contest and if you prefer defense than Alabama should prevail as a college football latest lines favorite. Alabama is 6-0 at home including 7-1 ATS their last eight home games. Auburn ins 3-12 ATS their last 12 road games. Alabama has won the last two meetings over Auburn as double-digit favorites including 36-0 on this field back in 2008. Look for the Tigers BCS bubble to pop Friday afternoon!
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