Auburn vs. Missouri prediction, odds, line: 2022 Week 4 college football picks, bets from model on 51-43 run

Sat, Sep 24, 2022

Auburn vs. Missouri prediction, odds, line: 2022 Week 4 college football picks, bets from model on 51-43 run

Teams with similar successes over the past two seasons clash when the Missouri Tigers face the Auburn Tigers in a SEC opener on Saturday. This will also be Missouri's first-ever game at Auburn, Ala. Auburn leads the all-time series 2-1, although the teams have not met since 2017. Both teams finished 2021 with 6-7 overall records, including 3-5 marks in the SEC, and both are off to 2-1 starts this season.

The game from Jordan-Hare Stadium will kick off at noon ET. Missouri was 1-4 on the road a year ago, while Auburn was 4-3 at home. Auburn is favored by 7 points in the latest Missouri vs. Auburn odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is 51.5. Before making any Auburn vs. Missouri picks, be sure to check out the college football predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past six-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of more than $3,300 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It enters Week 4 of the 2022 college football season on a 51-43 run on all top-rated college football spread and money-line picks that dates back to 2021. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Missouri vs. Auburn and just locked in its picks and CFB predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are the college football odds and betting lines for Auburn vs. Missouri:

  • Missouri vs. Auburn spread: Auburn -7'
  • Missouri vs. Auburn over/under: 51.5 points'
  • Missouri vs. Auburn money line: Missouri +222, Auburn -278'
  • MIZ: The under is 4-0 in Missouri's last four games against a team with a winning record '
  • AUB: Auburn is 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games following a double-digit loss at home'
  • Missouri vs. Auburn picks: See picks here
Auburn Tigers vs. Missouri Tigers Moneyline Spread Total AUBURN -278 BET NOW -7 -110 BET NOW o51.5 -115 BET NOW MIZZOU +222 BET NOW +7 -110 BET NOW u51.5 -105 BET NOW

Why Auburn can cover

Auburn has had a lot of success in conference openers. Auburn is 51-32-5 (.608) all-time and 24-5 over the last 29 SEC opening games, including a 24-19 win at LSU last season. In SEC home openers, Auburn is 57-26-2 (.682) all-time, including a 34-10 loss to Georgia last season. Since 1933, Auburn has compiled a 333-262-18 league mark, including 142-64-6 in SEC games played at Auburn.

Junior wide receiver Ja'Varrius Johnson is off to a good start to the season. He has a team-leading 13 receptions for 231 yards (17.8 average), including a long of 56 yards. In last week's 41-12 loss to Penn State, Johnson caught six passes for 73 yards, including a long of 24 yards. For his career, he has 32 receptions for 505 yards (15.8 average) and two touchdowns. He has also rushed for one.

Why Missouri can cover'

Despite that, Auburn is not a lock to cover the Missouri vs. Auburn spread. That's because sophomore quarterback Brady Cook has played well in Missouri's two wins, including Saturday against Abilene Christian. In that game, Cook completed 22 of 31 passes (71%) for 297 yards and three touchdowns. For his career, Cook has completed 71.3% of his passes for 1,043 yards and seven touchdowns vs. three interceptions.

Sophomore wide receiver Dominic Lovett is Cook's top target. Lovett had seven catches for 132 yards (18.9 average) and two touchdowns a week ago against Abilene Christian, including a 79-yarder. For the season, he has 16 receptions for 274 yards (17.1 average) and two scores. His 132 receiving yards are the most by a Missouri receiver since Johnathon Johnson piled up 185 yards against Oklahoma State in the 2018 Liberty Bowl.

How to make Missouri vs. Auburn picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over the total, projecting 57 combined points. It has also generated an against the spread pick that cashes in more than 50% of simulations. You can only get the model's pick at SportsLine.'

So who wins Missouri vs. Auburn? And which side of the spread cashes in more than 50% of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Missouri vs. Auburn spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that finished the past six-plus years up more than $3,300 on its FBS college football picks, and find out.

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