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LSU vs Auburn Prediction, Odds & Betting Trends for College Football Week 5 Game on FanDuel Sportsbook

Devon Platana
LSU vs. Auburn prediction, odds and betting trends for NCAA college football game.
LSU vs. Auburn prediction, odds and betting trends for NCAA college football game. / AP Photos/Gerald Herbert
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LSU vs Auburn Week 5 Game Info

2022 NCAA College Football Game
LSU Tigers (3-1, 1-0 SEC) vs. Auburn Tigers (3-1, 1-0 SEC)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Venue: Jordan-Hare Stadium — Auburn, AL
Coverage: ESPN

Week 5 of the 2022 NCAA college football season includes an SEC showdown between the LSU Tigers and Auburn Tigers. After opening the year with a loss, LSU has since rattled off three consecutive wins, winning its last game against New Mexico, 38-0.

Meanwhile, Auburn bounced back from a Week 4 loss with a 17-14 overtime win against Missouri last week. While the offense didn't really have any standout performers, the defense paved the way to victory recording an interception and a pair of fumble recoveries.

LSU vs Auburn Odds & Spread

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: LSU: (-335) | AUB: (+265)
Spread: LSU: -8.5 (-105) | AUB: +8.5 (-115)
Total: 45.5 — Over: (-105) | Under: (-115)

LSU enters this contest as a major home favorite on the spread. This 7 p.m. ET clash also features a total of 45.5, which is low compared to the rest of this week's college football projected totals.

LSU vs Auburn Prediction & Pick

LSU has gotten the better of Auburn over the years, winning 31 of the 54 all-time head-to-head matchups. Things have shifted in Auburn's favor lately after winning each of the last two meetings between the SEC rivals, however, I'm backing LSU this weekend.

At the end of the day, Auburn's defense just isn't that great, giving up 372.7 total yards per game (No. 54) so far. That's the type of matchup that LSU can do some damage against after averaging 466 total yards (No. 24) this season and 44.7 points over the last three games.

Auburn might have looked solid so far, but LSU has the edge due to its offense.

Final Score Prediction: LSU: 28 | Auburn: 20

LSU vs Auburn Betting Trends

- LSU is 10-5 straight up in its last 15 games against Auburn.
- Auburn is 7-3 against the spread (ATS) in its last 10 games against LSU.
- The total has hit the under in each of LSU's last five road games against Auburn.
- The total has hit the under in five of Auburn's last seven games.

LSU vs Auburn Best Bet

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

While the winner has varied, the majority of the most recent LSU-Auburn battles have been fairly close. In fact, five of the last six meetings have been decided by five or fewer points.

Keeping that in mind, I don't think that LSU will cover the 8.5-point spread on the road. LSU might be the slightly better team, but Auburn is competitive and has the home crowd support to help keep things close.

Bet: Auburn +8.5 (-115)

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