Ole Miss vs Auburn Opening Odds — Rebels, Tigers Open as a Decide on the Plains


Matt Corral throwing a pass

Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral (2) passes in opposition to LSU through the first half of an NCAA faculty soccer recreation in opposition to LSU in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Mississippi received 31-17. (AP Photograph/Rogelio V. Solis)

  • No. 21 Auburn and No. 9 Ole Miss opened as a choose ’em for his or her recreation Saturday at Auburn
  • Auburn is 4-3 ATS this season, 2-2 at house
  • Ole Miss has misplaced 5 straight within the sequence

No. 21 Auburn (5-2, 2-1 SEC West) and No. 9 Ole Miss opened at even cash for his or her SEC recreation Saturday at Auburn at 7pm ET on ESPN.

The groups are in a three-way tie within the loss column with No. 4 Alabama (6-1, 3-1) atop the SEC West.

Ole Miss (6-1, 3-1) has misplaced the final 5 within the sequence, two at Auburn. The Rebels are 1-5-2 ATS within the final eight in opposition to the Tigers, their solely cowl coming in a 20-14 loss as a 17.5-point underdog on the Plains in 2019.

Ole Miss vs Auburn Opening Odds

Workforce Moneyline Unfold Whole
Ole Miss Rebels TBA PK (-110) 64.5 (Over -110)
Auburn Tigers TBA PK (-110) 64.5 (Beneath -110)

*Odds from DraftKings on Oct. 24

Ole Miss senior quarterback Matt Corral is among the many prime Heisman Trophy candidates, with Alabama quarterback Bryce Younger, Michigan State operating again Kenneth Walker III. and Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud.  Corral and the Rebels ranks sixth within the FBS in whole offense at 341 yards per recreation.

Corral Performs By It

The Rebels’ Matt Corral had season-lows in passing yards (185) and whole offense (209) whereas enjoying with an ankle damage that required a pain-killing shot earlier than the Rebels’ 31-17 victory over LSU on Saturday.

Whereas Corral doesn’t seem in peril of lacking the Auburn recreation, it’s clear he was not at 100% in opposition to the Tigers. He had 426 yards in whole offense and set profession highs with 30 carries and 195 yards within the 31-26 victory at Tennessee on Oct. 16, however he however rolled an ankle late in that recreation and was pressured to overlook one play. His legs appeared to exit from below him on one other play on the following sequence.

With Corral restricted, Ole Miss turned to the bottom recreation, dashing 50 instances for 266 yards and three touchdowns in opposition to LSU. Operating backs Snoop Conner had 14 carries for 117 yards and Jerrion Ealy had 12 carries for 97 yards and a landing. Corral had 24 yards dashing and his ninth dashing landing, and he additionally caught a 19-yard possibility go.

Rebels’ beginning left guard Caleb Warren has missed the final three video games after present process ankle surgical procedure. Extensive receiver Jonathan Mingo (foot) has missed the final three and extensive receiver and Braylon Sanders (decrease physique)  was injured early at Tennessee and didn’t play in opposition to LSU. Their standing for Auburn is unknown.

Saving Its Season

Auburn saved afloat within the SEC, at the least within the brief time period, with a 38-23 victory at Arkansas on Oct. 16 earlier than a bye final week. The Tigers caught Arkansas at a very good time, per week after the Razorbacks’ 52-51 loss at Ole Miss when the Porkers failed on a two-point conversion go after a landing go as time expired within the fourth quarter.

Quarterback Bo Nix is having his finest season below new coach Bryan Harsin’s system, however he nonetheless is finishing solely 60.7% of his passes with eight touchdowns and two interceptions. Operating backs Tank Bigsby and Jarquez Hunter have mixed for 1,018 yards dashing.

The Warfare Eagles have been cautiously optimistic that captain and linebacker Owen Pappoe would return for Ole Miss after lacking 4 video games due to a leg damage.

By the Numbers

Auburn is 9-1 general and 7-3 ATS following a bye week relationship to a 30-22 victory over Ole Miss at a 2.5-point favourite in 2013. The Tigers are 7-3 straight up and ATS in its final 10 house video games following a bye relationship to 2004, 2-2 ATS of their final 4 in that spot.

The Rebels are 4-2-1 ATS this season, 1-1 on the street. Ole Miss has misplaced 5 straight video games within the sequence and is 1-3-1 ATS in these 5.

The Rebels are 3-14 within the final 17 conferences, 5-10-2 ATS. They coated as a 17-5point canine of their assembly on the Plains, 20-14 in 1029.

Ole Miss had 5 sacks in opposition to LSU and has 5 sacks in two straight video games for the primary time since 1999. This one of the best Ole Miss crew lately and amongst Auburn’s least good, so search for the road to maneuver within the customer’s favor.

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