Alabama vs. Auburn point spread: Iron Bowl pick
Week 13 Picks: Alabama at Auburn | Andy Staples | 11.20.23
Reddish brown It doesn’t go into the Iron Bowl quite like they thought it would. loss for State of New Mexico It was shocking, especially because of how dominant the Aggies were. Hugh Freeze He acknowledged that the show and its fans deserve better and will have an immediate opportunity to make up for what happened Alabama.
In a way, Auburn’s loss on Saturday was the worst possible thing for Alabama. As it is, strange things happen when the Iron Bowl is played at Jordan-Hare Stadium. In a way, it’s just the nature of competition – just look at the results during Nick Saban Era.
But when an embarrassed team is looking to bounce back, the energy is a little higher.
“Auburn is incredibly embarrassed and it should be,” Jake Crane said during Monday’s episode of the show. Andy Staples On3. “This is not a shot of Jerry Keel. This is not a New Mexico State team. This is not North Alabama or… Alabama. But most people don’t know that.
“They think New Mexico State is a money game. You’ve got to beat them. Auburn dominated that game. They weren’t the better team that day. But embarrassment is amazing fuel.”
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Time: 2:30 pm Cairo time
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Location: Jordan-Hare Stadium – Auburn, AL
Auburn can provide terror throughout the game, similar to Georgia
If any other team is aware of the magic Jordan-Hare Stadium has to offer, this is it Georgia. Not just from a historical standpoint, as the Bulldogs have been on the wrong side of stunning results in the past.
Even this season, Carson Beck The offense was struggling at times. Auburn was able to hold on until Brock Bowers erupted, ending the upset bid from the home team.
Crean sees something similar unfold on Saturday, as he takes on Auburn to cover a 14.5-point spread.
“I think this is going to be a tough game most of the time,” Crane said. “And I like Auburn to cover 14.5. If it’s under 14, I’ll probably take Bama. But don’t be surprised if this game is a little reminiscent of the Georgia game where Auburn keeps hanging and hanging and hanging and Galen Milroe They will find a way in the end.”
Staples theorized that during last week’s practice, Auburn wasn’t quite preparing for New Mexico State, which may have led to the loss. Freeze was preparing his team to face Alabama and was trying to get two weeks of preparation in for the game.
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While the Tigers may be well prepared, Staples doesn’t think it will be enough to pull off the massive upset.
“I imagine Auburn will be very prepared to face Alabama,” Staples said. “I’m not sure it’s going to matter… I’m going to go to Alabama to cover here because I think they’re already starting to move.”