CLICK TO JOIN

Remember me Reset Password

      

Auburn Looks To Start Fast Hosting Washington State In 2013 Season Opener

Posted by Dan Marcus on 8/29/2013 7:43:46 PM

Gus Malzahn was the most successful offensive coordinator in the history of the Auburn Tigers’ football program during his time with the team. Now Auburn football fans are hoping that he can be the answer as the team’s next head coach. The Tigers named Malzahn head coach following a disappointing 3-9 year, and he wasted little time revamping the coaching staff and building a roster he believes can succeed. Auburn will open the online sports betting season at home against the Washington State Cougars as a 15.5-point favorite, which as much a testament to their expected level of improvement as it is about the SEC vs. any other conference right now.

Washington State Cougars @ Auburn Tigers
Saturday August 31, 2013 – 10:00 PM ET
Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, Alabama
NCAAF Sportsbook Line: Auburn – 15.5

The PAC-12 has fared well on the national stage over the years, but the Cougars are also coming off a 3-9 season and looking to turn things around as well. Traveling to Auburn for week one against an upstart opponent that is looking to send a message will not be easy, even if head coach Mike Leach feels his team is ready for the challenge.

College Football Betting Preview: Washington State

Leach will be relying on junior quarterback Connor Halliday, who needs to be more efficient after throwing nearly as many interceptions (13) as he did touchdowns (15) a year ago. Halliday has some quality weapons around him in wide receivers Isiah Myers and Brett Bartolone, and it will be interesting to see how they operate in week one. Leach could very well open things and push the tempo on offense, but with the defense still a potential vulnerability, he may be better off slowing things down and trying to win the possession battle.

College Football Betting Preview: Auburn

That could be the key to this game with both teams expecting to improve on the offensive side of the ball this sports betting season. Nick Marshall is back under center for the Tigers in his junior year, and Malzahn could be the key to him becoming one of the more consistent passers in the SEC. It certainly won’t be easy with such a difficult schedule, and a strong start will be very important. The running back tandem of Tre Mason and Cameron Artis-Payne will help take some of the pressure off of Marshall, but the defense is still a concern and it will be important for Malzahn to make sure they don’t get exposed by facing too many snaps.

College Football Betting Preview: Outlook & Pick

Both of these teams are coming off disappointing three-win seasons, but there is reason to believe that each program will fare better in 2013. The problem for Washington State is that they are outmatched by an Auburn team with similar strengths, which will be the first speed bump on a long and challenging season schedule. The Tigers have a lot to prove after last year’s struggles, and the Malzahn Era should start off on a high note.

College Football Betting Pick: Auburn Tigers – 15.5

Archives

Twitter


↑ Back to page content
Media Logos

At BetOnline, our company’s guiding principle is to establish long-lasting, positive relationships with our customers. BetOnline is perfect for those who like to stay on top of all the latest sports & horse racing odds or play a few games in the online casino. We have built our reputation on giving our clients nothing but high-quality service and once you have worked with us, you will realize why we are regarded as a leader.

From our customer service to our cutting-edge technology, enticing contests and dedication to putting the best product out on the marketplace, BetOnline is always striving to improve and we take the wants and needs of our customers very seriously. We are always looking for suggestions to make our product better, and client input allows us to build a relationship that will last for a lifetime.

Trust is tough to create and it is even tougher to maintain, which is why we always keep the lines of communication open with our clients at BetOnline, and the best part is that it will not cost you a dime.

Head over to our world-famous sportsbook, where you will find live lines for all major sporting events, but that is not all because at BetOnline, you will also find the Betting Edge, which is a constant stream of advice from people that spend countless hours looking over trends and statistics, so you don’t have to. You get an honest and educated opinion for people that truly love sports, and we are always updating the section to keep you up on what’s happening in current in the world of sports.

The racebook is another fantastic section at BetOnline, as you can get a headstart on the Triple Crown season by reading over our articles to give you an idea of the winning horses. We don’t just focus on the Triple Crown at BetOnline; you can find information on races all year around and that will help you out when it comes time to watch the major thoroughbred horse races.

You can also check out our casino, where you can play the latest games powered by the latest technology. From poker to card games, slots and everything in between, we have you covered at BetOnline.

We have contests and promotions galore as BetOnline is all about what our clients want, so check it out and if you have any inquiries, never hesitate to get in touch with us. Betonline because your can!


↑ Back to top