The Davidson Wildcats (0-0) take on the 24th-ranked Auburn Tigers (1-0) at Alumni Hall. The game can be seen on CBS Sports Network at 6 p.m. ET on Friday, November 8, 2019.
Davidson Wildcats vs. Auburn Tigers Betting Odds
In the Tigers’ last matchup, they topped the Georgia Southern Eagles, 83-74. With 20 points on 6-for-10 shooting, Samir Doughty was the game’s high scorer. Auburn played a nearly flawless game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 33.3 and a free throw rate of 0.310. Georgia Southern put up marks of 14.3 and 0.263, respectively, for those same stats.
Davidson did not reach the tournament following a 21-7 regular season last season.
The Wildcats were 21-7 straight up (SU) and 19-12-1 against the spread (ATS) last season. Davidson’s games finished under the O/U total 56.3 percent of the time.
There’s a decent chance that Davidson struggles to create turnovers. Since the 2018-19 season, Auburn ranks 74th in the nation at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 17.1 percent), while Davidson forced the 59th-fewest turnovers (17.0 percent).
Davidson Wildcats vs. Auburn Tigers Free Pick
Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Auburn, ATS Winner – Davidson, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Auburn averages 29.9 three pointers per game, which ranks fifth in the NCAA. Davidson ranks 260th in three pointers allowed per game (24.6).
- The Tigers average 14.3 assists per game, which ranks 93rd in the NCAA. The Wildcats rank 125th in assists allowed per game (12.5).
- The Tigers rank fifth in steals per game (9.1) while the Wildcats rank 238th (5.1).
- Auburn ranks 23rd in blocks per game (4.7) while Davidson ranks 220th (2.4).