The Colgate Raiders and Auburn Tigers meet Friday in college basketball action at the Neville Arena. The Colgate Raiders look for their sixth victory. The Auburn Tigers look to remain undefeated.
The Colgate Raiders are averaging 81.2 points on 50.1 percent shooting and allowing 71.8 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Tucker Richardson is averaging 16.4 points and 4 rebounds, while Ryan Moffatt is averaging 12 points and 2.4 assists. Oliver Lynch-Daniels is the third double-digit scorer and Keegan Records is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Colgate Raiders are shooting 40.4 percent from beyond the arc and 70.7 percent from the free throw line. The Colgate Raiders are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.
The Auburn Tigers are averaging 70.1 points on 41.3 percent shooting and allowing 56.9 points on 36 percent shooting. Wendell Green Jr. is averaging 13.4 points and 3.7 assists, while Johni Broome is averaging 10.5 points and 8.7 rebounds. KD Johnson is grabbing 2 rebounds and Allen Flanigan is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Auburn Tigers are shooting 26.6 percent from beyond the arc and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. The Auburn Tigers are allowing 23.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.1 rebounds per game.
The Raiders are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Friday games. The Tigers are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Raiders last 5 overall. The under is 6-2 in Tigers last 8 overall.
The Auburn Tigers are obviously the better team here, but Colgate is far from a pushover. Through 9 games, the Colgate Raiders are one of the better offensive teams in the country, and they beat Syracuse on the road. Auburn gets 8 days off after this gem and has a date with Memphis later, so there's a possible look ahead spot. Either way, Colgate shouldn't be overlooked here. Give me the points.