LSU vs. Auburn Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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The LSU Tigers (3-1) face an SEC matchup versus the Auburn Tigers (3-1).

LSU vs. Auburn Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 8 points, with bookmakers listing LSU as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, LSU has -314 odds to pick up the win, while Auburn is listed at +247 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 45 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch LSU vs. Auburn Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Auburn, Alabama
  • Stadium: Jordan-Hare Stadium

Betting Preview


LSU has been clicking on all fronts this year, ranking 23rd-best in total offense (486.8 yards per game) and 12th-best in total defense (257.8 yards allowed per game). LSU sports the 26th-ranked offense this year (39.3 points per game), and has been more effective on defense, ranking 16th-best with only 14.3 points allowed per game. On the defensive side of the ball, LSU has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking ninth-best by allowing just 145.5 passing yards per game. The LSU Tigers rank 30th on offense (288.3 passing yards per game). From an offensive standpoint, LSU ranks 27th in the FBS with 198.5 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 41st in rushing yards allowed per contest (112.3). LSU ranks 43rd in third-down defense this year (33.3% third-down percentage allowed), but has been shining on offense, ranking 24th-best in the FBS with a 49.0% third-down conversion rate. LSU has the 41st-ranked turnover margin in college football at +2, forcing eight turnovers (19th in the FBS) while turning it over six times (66th in the FBS).


Auburn ranks 90th with 376.8 total yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 48th with 347.3 total yards surrendered per game on the defensive side of the ball. Auburn ranks 101st in the FBS with 23.8 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 51st with 21.8 points ceded per game on defense. From an offensive standpoint, Auburn is compiling 202.8 passing yards per contest (102nd-ranked). It ranks 63rd in the FBS defensively (220.8 passing yards allowed per game). In terms of rushing, Auburn ranks 55th in the FBS on offense (174.0 rushing yards per game) and 51st on the other side of the ball (126.5 rushing yards allowed per game). Auburn ranks 22nd-worst in third-down conversion rate (32.7%), but it has been better defensively, ranking 71st in the FBS with a 38.2% third-down rate allowed. With two forced turnovers (121st in the FBS) and eight turnovers committed (98th in the FBS) this season, Auburn ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -6.

LSU vs. Auburn Betting Analysis

LSU Betting Insights

LSU has covered the spread twice over two games with a set spread. LSU has a perfect 1-0 ATS record when playing as at least 8-point favorites. The LSU Tigers have been listed as the moneyline favorite only one other time so far this season, a game they won. The LSU Tigers have played as a moneyline favorite of -314 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.

Tigers Betting Insights

Auburn has not won a game against the spread this season (0-4-0). Games involving Auburn have hit the over twice this season. The Auburn Tigers lost the only game they’ve played as the underdog this season. The Auburn Tigers have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +247 odds on them winning this game.

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LSU vs. Auburn Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 48.8 48.8
Implied Total AVG 33.0 33.0
ATS Record 2-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0
Over/Under Record 0-2-0 0-2-0 0-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-0 1-0 0-0


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 49.8 49.8
Implied Total AVG 33.3 33.3
ATS Record 0-4-0 0-4-0 0-0-0
Over/Under Record 2-2-0 2-2-0 0-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-0 3-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-1 0-0

Players to Watch


  • Jay Ward has helped lead the LSU Tigers’ defense with 20 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one interception in four games.
  • BJ Ojulari has played four games, amassing eight tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks for the LSU Tigers.
  • As part of the LSU Tigers’ defensive unit, Savion Jones has recorded three tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks in four games.
  • An important part of the LSU Tigers’ defensive unit, West Weeks has seven tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks in four games.


  • Derick Hall has delivered one interception to go with 17 tackles, 4.0 TFL, three sacks, and one pass defended in four games for the Auburn Tigers.
  • In four games for the Auburn Tigers, Eku Leota has amassed 13 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and two sacks.
  • The Auburn Tigers’ Cam Riley has posted 25 tackles in four games.
  • The Auburn Tigers’ Colby Wooden has totaled nine tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack in four games.

LSU vs. Auburn Predictions and Pick

LSU vs. Auburn betting card

    Pick ATS:

    LSU Tigers (-8)

    Pick OU:

    Under (45)

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How to Bet on LSU vs. Auburn

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Our pick to win this contest is LSU, and we project that LSU will cover the spread (LSU -8). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 45 points.


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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