Auburn Tigers vs Florida Gators 10/05/2019 Picks, Previews and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Auburn Tigers vs Florida Gators 10/05/2019- The Florida Gators (5-0) are on Homefield mode as they engage the Auburn Tigers (5-0) in a battle that will surely make the foundations of Hill Griffin Stadium shake. It’s the inevitable battle of the giants, as the leaderboards have decreed that only one team can remain unbeaten. The Florida Gators are the favorites in this game as indicated by several online betting sites. Even though the Gators have quite a list of injuries (emphasized by the season-long absence of QB Feleipe Franks and WR Kadarius Toney), it still has the upper hand in this match-up. Previous games are important because they are indicators of a team’s current psyche, but in this case, both the Gators and Tigers must be extremely confident due to their unbeaten records.
Auburn Tigers vs Florida Gators 10/05/2019 Pick Predictions Previews
The Tigers last faced the Bulldogs with a decisive 56-23 final score. Bo Nix was all business as he chalked up 7 carries at 56 yards, culminating in a 30-yard run and smacking a touchdown. As if that’s not enough, he also went 16/21 through 335 air-yards, further delivering two more touchdowns. The receivers department was led by Seth Williams who had a total of 8 receptions at 161 yards, averaging an impressive 20.1 yards for each reception. The Tigers were able to finish an astounding 67 plays with total coverage of 581 yards, as indicated by the sheer number of first-downs (they got 25). From the defensive end, the Tigers only allowed a completion percentage of 50% and gave way to 334 yards. This are good figures indicative of the team’s strong defense, which they will need when they come up against the offensive geniuses of the Gators.
Players to watch: Deshaun Watson QB 61 CMP 93 ATT 778 YDS 65.6 CMP% 8.4 AVG 54 LNG 6 TD 1 INT; Carlos Hyde RB 40 ATT 192 YDS 4.8 AVG 20 LNG; Duke Johnson RB 17 ATT 90 YDS 5.3 AVG 32 LNG; Seth Williams WR 17 REC 289 YDS 17 AVG 40 LNG; Eli Stove WR 18 REC 177 YDS 9.8 AVG 49 LNG
The Florida Gators had an easy previous game, refusing to give any quarter to the Towson Tigers and completely dominating them with a 38-0 final score. Kyle Trask played super football, going at 18/20 and tossing two touchdowns with 188 yards passing. Dameon Pierce, meanwhile, did an extended run of 37 yards and managed to chalk in 1 TD for his efforts. He also did 6 carries at 84 yards. Tyrie Cleveland boosted the receivers department by receiving 3 catches at 59 yards. The Gators were undisputed in ball possession, running with the ball 32 times, executing a huge 60 plays, and accumulating 23 first-downs for a total of 422 yards. They didn’t let down with their defenses, limiting the Tigers to only 56.3% completion percentage and allowing 272 yards with 3 forced takeaways.
Players to watch: Feleipe Franks QB 54 CMP 71 ATT 698 YDS 76.1 CMP% 9.8 AVG 69 LNG 5 TD 3 INT; Lamical Perine RB 54 ATT 198 YDS 3.7 AVG 15 LNG; Dameon Pierce RB 27 ATT 158 YDS 5.9 AVG 37 LNG; Van Jefferson WR 18 REC 248 YDS 13.8 AVG 69 LNG; Trevon Grimes WR 15 REC 231 YDS 15.4 AVG 43 LNG
Auburn Tigers vs Florida Gators Betting Trends
Auburn is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Florida
Florida is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Auburn
Auburn Tigers vs Florida Gators Betting Picks
While both teams are top-caliber, the Gators seem to have the advantage because they are mixing superb offense and defense. The Auburn Tigers are in for a showdown that will test their mettle as a team. Offshore betting sites are predicting a 28.6-38.5 scoreboard in favor of the Gators, covering the spread with the total going over.