Auburn vs. Western Kentucky Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 19, 2022

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The Auburn Tigers (4-6) will clash with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (7-4) at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama.

Auburn vs. Western Kentucky Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with bookmakers listing Auburn as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Auburn has -218 odds to pick up the win, while Western Kentucky is listed at +175 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 54 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Auburn vs. Western Kentucky Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SEC Network
  • Location: Auburn, Alabama
  • Stadium: Jordan-Hare Stadium

Betting Preview

Auburn

Auburn ranks 76th in total offense (377.3 yards per game) and 76th in total defense (384.2 yards allowed per game) this season. Auburn is averaging 22.9 points per game on offense, which ranks them 100th in the FBS. On defense, the defense ranks 88th, surrendering 28.8 points per contest. Auburn ranks 19th-worst in passing offense (187.3 passing yards per game), but thas played slightly better on defense, ranking 35th with 201.8 passing yards allowed per game. Auburn is compiling 190.0 rushing yards per game on offense (33rd in the FBS), and ranks 106th defensively with 182.4 rushing yards allowed per game. Auburn is averaging a 35.8% third-down percentage on offense (98th in the FBS), and ranks 87th defensively with a 40.9% third-down conversion rate allowed. Auburn ranks 100th in college football with a -10 turnover margin after forcing 10 turnovers (111th in the FBS) while committing 20 (118th in the FBS).

Western Kentucky

Western Kentucky’s offense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 14th-best in the FBS with 484.7 total yards per game. In terms of defense, it is allowing 374.4 total yards per game, which ranks 61st. Western Kentucky’s offense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 15th-best in the FBS with 37.9 points per contest. In terms of defense, it is surrendering 21.2 points per game, which ranks 30th. Western Kentucky’s passing attack has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks fourth-best in the FBS with 336.5 passing yards per game. In terms of defense, it is giving up 228.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 70th. From an offensive perspective, Western Kentucky is generating 148.3 rushing yards per game (72nd-ranked). It ranks 63rd in the FBS on the other side of the ball (145.6 rushing yards allowed per game). Western Kentucky is posting a 42.4% third-down conversion rate on offense this season (47th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering a 34.2% third-down rate (33rd-ranked) on defense. Western Kentucky owns a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking second-best at +14.

Auburn vs. Western Kentucky Betting Analysis

Auburn Betting Insights

Auburn has covered the spread four times in 10 games with a set spread. Auburn is winless against the spread when it has played as 5.5-point or greater favorites (0-3). Auburn games have gone over the total six times this season. The Tigers have been listed as the moneyline favorite a total of four times this season, and they’ve won each of those games. The Tigers have won all three games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -218 or shorter.

Hilltoppers Betting Insights

Western Kentucky has put together a record of 8-3-0 against the spread this year. Western Kentucky is a perfect 2-0 ATS when playing as at least 5.5-point underdogs. This year, three Western Kentucky games have gone over the point total. The Hilltoppers have lost both games they’ve played as underdogs this season. The Hilltoppers have a record of 0-1 in games where bookmakers have them as underdogs of at least +175 on the moneyline.

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Auburn vs. Western Kentucky Against The Spread & Betting Records

Auburn

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 50.8 50.3 51.8
Implied Total AVG 32.3 31.0 35.3
ATS Record 4-6-0 2-5-0 2-1-0
Over/Under Record 6-4-0 3-4-0 3-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 4-0 4-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-6 0-3 0-3

Hilltoppers

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 65.9 63.8 68.3
Implied Total AVG 39.6 39.7 39.6
ATS Record 8-3-0 3-3-0 5-0-0
Over/Under Record 3-8-0 2-4-0 1-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 6-2 3-2 3-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-2 0-0 0-2

Players to Watch

Auburn

  • Derick Hall has helped carry the Tigers’ defense with 45 tackles, 7.0 TFL, 6.5 sacks, and one interception in 10 games.
  • The Tigers’ defensive unit has been helped by Colby Wooden, who has played 10 games and totaled 6.0 sacks to go with 7.0 TFL and 29 tackles.
  • With 63 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks in 10 games, Owen Pappoe has been a significant contributor to the Tigers’ defense in 2022.
  • With 1.0 sack to go along with 3.0 TFL, 39 tackles, and one interception, Keionte Scott has helped spur the Tigers’ defense over 10 games.

Hilltoppers

  • As a tone-setter on defense, the Hilltoppers’ Jaques Evans has delivered 60 tackles, 8.0 TFL, and eight sacks in 11 games.
  • The Hilltoppers’ Kahlef Hailassie has totaled 3.0 sacks to go with 6.0 TFL, 31 tackles, and two interceptions in 11 games.
  • Derrick Smith has compiled 3.0 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL, 41 tackles, and one interception in 11 games for the Hilltoppers.
  • With three interceptions to go with 28 tackles, one sack, and three passes defended in 11 games, Kaleb Oliver has been providing a big boost on defense for the Hilltoppers.

Auburn vs. Western Kentucky Predictions and Pick

Auburn vs. Western Kentucky betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Hilltoppers (+5.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (54)

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Our prediction to win this game is Auburn, and we expect that Western Kentucky will cover the spread (Auburn -5.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 54 points.

WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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