Vanderbilt vs. Auburn - 1/6/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Auburn Tigers (8-5) at Vanderbilt Commodores (10-3)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Memorial Gymnasium)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores -10.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Vanderbilt Commodores and Auburn Tigers face off on Tuesday in Nashville at Memorial Gym in SEC college basketball action.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 10-3 this season and they have won five of their last six games. Vandy is averaging 73.1 points and they are shooting 50.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 62 points and their opponents are shooting 39.7 percent. Damian Jones leads the Commodores averaging 16.6 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Riley LaChance is averaging 13.1 points, James Siakam is averaging 9.8 points and 5.8 rebounds, and Luke Kornet is averaging 8.8 points. Vanderbilt is 8-1 at home this season.
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The Auburn Tigers are 8-5 this season and they have won their last five games in a row. Auburn is averaging 67.2 points and they are shooting 41.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 6.6 points and their opponents are shooting 44.5 percent from the floor. K.T.Harrell leads the Tigers averaging 17.8 points per game. Cinmeon Bowers is averaging 13.7 points and 11.3 rebounds, Antoine Mason is averaging 15.4 points, and K.C. Ross Miller is averaging 6.7 points. Auburn is 0-3 on the road this season.
Vanderbilt is 35-16-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games against a team with a winning record, and 1-4-2 against the spread in their last seven home games against a team with a road winning percentage less than .400. Auburn is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 9-19 against the spread against the SEC, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games. The favorite has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
This is just too many points so my play is Auburn.