After being fortunate to survive its game against the Arkansas Razorbacks, Auburn is coming off a 30-22 loss to South Carolina to fall to 2-2 and out of the AP Top 25 rankings. In that game, Bo Nix threw three interceptions and completed 24 of 47 passes for 272 yards and a touchdown. He also ran for 69 yards on 15 carries. Tank Bigsby rushed for 111 yards on 16 carries and added a touchdown as the Tigers fell short.
After an exciting battle against the Alabama Crimson Tide, Ole Miss is also coming into the fifth game of its season coming off a loss. The Rebels fell to Arkansas 33-21 on Saturday to drop to 1-3 so far this season. In defeat, Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral turned the ball over seven times with six interceptions and a fumble. He completed 20 of 38 passes for 200 yards with a pair of touchdown passes. Corral found Elijah Moore 11 times for 113 yards and a touchdown. Jerrion Ealy rushed for 112 yards on 23 carries with a touchdown.
Auburn has won each of the last four games in this series, including the 2019 matchup which the Tigers won 20-14 at home.
Game Time/TV Channel/Streaming
You can watch Auburn vs. Ole Miss Saturday, October 24th at 12:00 p.m. ET on the SEC Network, or you can stream it via the ESPN app with a cable or streaming service login.
Point Spread, Totals, Odds, Trends
Point spread: Auburn (-3.5) vs. Ole Miss
Point Total: O/U 71.5
Money line: Auburn (-157), Ole Miss (+123)
- Auburn is 1-4 against the spread in its last five games.
- The point total went under in seven of Auburn’s last 10 games.
- Ole Miss is 1-5 straight up in its last six home games.
- The point total went over in four of Ole Miss’ last six games.
The Best Bet
Auburn is in a bit of an identity crisis at this point. Meanwhile Ole Miss knows exactly what it is. The Rebels are going to score a ton of points, and they’re going to give up plenty as well. One bad call saved Auburn from starting this season 1-3, which is where Ole Miss stands right now. There isn’t a whole lot of proof the Tigers are a much better team than Ole Miss. Let’s go with the Rebels at home.
Pick: Ole Miss +3.5
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