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Washington Huskies vs. Auburn Tigers Early Betting Preview, Picks and Odds

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Washington Huskies vs. Auburn Tigers College Football Betting Odds and expert predictions

While World Cup betting players are focused on the quarterfinal round set to begin this Friday, college football betting players can’t help but look ahead to 2018’s action. To help pass the time, we’re taking an early look at some of the Week 1 matchup on the 2018 NCAA football schedule. Without a doubt, the Washington Huskies vs. Auburn Tigers is one of the better matchups to check out. Let’s mulch over the online betting odds to see what kind of turnout they are predicting.

Washington Huskies vs. Auburn Tigers – Saturday, September 1st             

When: 3:30 pm ET

Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

TV: ABC

Stream: ABC Sports

College Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Huskies +2½ (-105) TBP +125
Tigers -2½ (-115) TBP -145
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Washington Huskies 

The Washington Huskies turned in an eye-raising 10-3 record last season. In addition, the team finished 7-2 in conference play. This lead to a 2nd place ranking in the North Division in the Pac-12. Overall the season marked Chris Petersen’s 4th season with the program. Without a doubt, Washington has been making steady improvements since Petersen took over at the reigns. Petersen is hoping that this trend continues into 2018. Last season’s success culminated in an invitation to the Fiesta Bowl, where the program would face No. 9 Penn State. Despite giving it their best, the Huskies came out on the losing end 28-35. Looking ahead to the upcoming season, it’s clear Washington will be put to the test right away by facing Auburn.

Players to Watch: Jake Browning (2,719 passing yards, 19 TD, 5 INT), Myles Gaskin (1380 rushing yards, 21 TD, 6.2 AVG), and Hunter Bryant (331 receiving yards, 1 TD, 22 REC).  

Auburn Tigers

The Auburn Tigers turned in a 10-4 record last season to finish No. 1 overall in the West Division of the SEC. That ranking was thanks to the 7-1 record the Tigers posted in conference play. Naturally, the Tigers received an invitation to the SEC championship game where they would face No. 6 Georgia. Despite having beaten Georgia earlier in the season, the Tigers were manhandled 7-28. What’s worse is that Auburn would follow that postseason loss with another poor outing in the Peach Bowl. There they faced No. 10 UCF and despite their best efforts, came out losing 27-34. Now Auburn is ready to kick in the door on the 2018 season by taking on Washington at a neutral site.

Players to Watch: Jarrett Stidham (3,158 passing yards, 18 TD, 6 INT), Kam Martin (453 rushing yards, 2 TD, 6.1 AVG), and Ryan Davis (815 receiving yards, 5 TD, 84 REC).

Washington Huskies vs. Auburn Tigers Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Washington was 10-3 SU last season
  • Washington posted a 7-6 record ATS last season
  • The TOTAL went UNDER in 4 of Washington’s 6 away games last season
  • Auburn was 10-4 SU last season
  • Auburn posted a 5-6-3 record ATS last season
  • The TOTAL went OVER in 7 of Auburn’s 13 games last season
Washington Huskies vs. Auburn Tigers Betting Picks

So which side should players learning how to bet on college football online take in Washington Huskies vs. Auburn Tigers pairing? This one is a bit of a tossup but you might be better off sticking with Auburn here. They’re coming off a great season and will have plenty of talent ready from the get go. Sign up today to make your NCAA betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 28-21 Auburn.

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