Auburn-Penn State Odds, Trends Report: Betting Action Driving Spread Through Key Numbers
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A Big Ten favorite and College Football Playoff hopeful fell at home last Saturday to a non-conference opponent when Ohio State lost to Oregon.
Is another powerhouse on upset alert in Week 3?
The betting public’s taken an early stance on Auburn vs. Penn State, with plenty of interest on the road dog.
The Tigers opened as +7.5 underdogs but dipped as low as +4.5, crossing key numbers of +7 and +6; they’re +5 at DraftKings as of Thursday afternoon, with a total of 53, up a tick from the opening total of 52.5.
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On the other hand, the Auburn vs. Penn State over/under has seen very little movement thus far, sitting at its 53-point opener at most books across the market.
Auburn-Penn State Betting Trends
As of early Thursday afternoon, 48% of spread tickets have hit the Tigers, while a slightly more substantial 55% of the money wagered on the spread has fallen on Auburn (see betting and money percentages for every Week 3 game here).
Auburn’s a perfect 7-0 Against The Spread (ATS) in its last seven September games, but how will the club fare in the underdog role?
War Eagle is 0-4 versus the spread when catching points in the last four situations.
Penn State head coach James Franklin hasn’t been too shabby in September either, recording an 8-1 ATS clip over the last nine.
His Nittany Lions are on a perfect 6-0 ATS run dating back to last season, while cashing each of the last five as favorites.