NCAA football betting fans continue to grow in respect for undefeated Auburn as they are coming off impressive comeback wins the past two college football betting weekends.
Kickoff for this matchup is set for 12:05 PM Eastern. Sports-Gambling opened with Auburn as a 34.5 point favorite.
The Auburn Tigers have a college football gambling record of 4-0 straight up and 2-2 against the spread. Auburn has come off back to back wins in which they trailed by double digits at home only to rally with strong second half efforts.
After beating Clemson in overtime 27-24 on September 18 the Tigers got past South Carolina 35-27 as 3 point home favorites last Saturday. Quarterback Cam Newton has continued to impress and last week he rallied the Tigers with a team best 176 yards with 3 touchdowns while throwing for 158 yards and 2 more scores.
Newton has emerged as a Heisman Trophy candidate as the Tigers amassed 492 yards against a respected South Carolina defensive unit. Auburn ranks 18th in the nation for total offense but ranks just 61st in total defense although the unit is showing gradual improvement.
UL Monroe has a NCAA football gambling record of 1-2 both straight up and against the spread and has gone under the total in 2 out of 3 games this year. Monroe already covered the spread in their only previous game against a SEC team this year in a 31-7 loss at Arkansas as 33.5 road dogs.
UL Monroe ranks 95th in the country for both total offense and total defense.
Auburn has gotten the money in 3 out of their last 4 NCAA football betting matchups against UL Monroe including a 34-0 win last year as 28.5 point home favorites. Auburn has posted shutouts in the last two meetings in the series.
The Tigers have failed to cover 3 out of their last 4 games at home and have gone over the total in 8 out of their last 11 home games. UL Monroe has failed to cover in 4 out of their last 6 road games and has gone under the total in 5 out of their last 7 away from home.