Auburn vs. Middle Tennessee - 12/29/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (7-5) at Auburn Tigers (6-5)
College Basketball: Monday, December 29, 2014 at 9:00 pm (Auburn Arena)
The Line: Auburn Tigers -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Auburn Tigers and the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders face off on Monday at Auburn Arena in college basketball action.
The Auburn Tigers are 6-5 this season and they have won their last three games. Auburn is averaging 67.5 points and they are shooting 41.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.3 points and their opponents are shooting 44.8 percent. K.T. Harrell is averaging 17.6 points to lead the Tigers. Cinmeon Bowers is averaging 13.4 points and 11.8 rebounds, Antoine Mason is averaging 14.2 points, and K.C. Ross-Miller is averaging 7.1 points. Auburn is 5-1 at home this season.
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The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders are 7-5 this season and they have won four of their last five games. MTSU is averaging 58.5 points and they are shooting 39.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.9 points and their opponents are shooting 42.3 percent. Jacquez Rozier is averaging 10 points and 5.8 rebounds per game to lead the Blue Raiders. Reggie Upshaw Jr. is averaging 9.4 points and 6.7 rebounds, Marcus Tarrance is averaging 7.2 points, and Jaqawn Raymond is averaging 7.0 points. Middle Tennessee State is 2-2 on the road this season.
Auburn is 9-21 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 1-6 against the spread in their last seven Monday games, and 14-6 against the spread following a win. Middle Tennessee State is 8-24 against the spread in their last 32 road games, 1-6 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 0-5 against the spread against the SEC.
Auburn appears to have found their game and I see that continuing here and for the Tigers to get win and cover.