SEC Football Preview: Auburn at Penn State

Auburn-Penn State football preview

Auburn clashes with Penn State on Saturday in State College. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

Team Schedules/Results

Auburn

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/04 Akron W 60-10 Home
09/11 Alabama St W 62-0 Home
09/18 Penn State 7:30 pm Away
09/25 Georgia State 1:00 pm Home
10/02 LSU 1:00 pm Away
10/09 Georgia 1:00 pm Home
10/16 Arkansas 1:00 pm Away
10/30 Mississippi 1:00 pm Home
11/06 Texas A&M 1:00 pm Away
11/13 Miss State 12:00 pm Home
11/20 S Carolina 12:00 pm Away
11/27 Alabama 12:00 pm Home

Penn State

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/04 Wisconsin W 16-10 Away
09/11 Ball State W 44-13 Home
09/18 Auburn 7:30 pm Home
09/25 Villanova 1:00 pm Home
10/02 Indiana 1:00 pm Home
10/09 Iowa 1:00 pm Away
10/23 Illinois 12:00 pm Home
10/30 Ohio State 1:00 pm Away
11/06 Maryland 1:00 pm Away
11/13 Michigan 12:00 pm Home
11/20 Rutgers 12:00 pm Home
11/27 Michigan St 12:00 pm Away

College Football Ratings

Rating Auburn Penn State
ESPN FPI 10 8
Sagarin 12 8
Massey Composite 13 6
PiRate Ratings 8 13

Key Stats

Stat (per game) Auburn Penn State
Points 58.0 30.0
Points Allowed 5.0 11.5
Total YDS 575.0 395.0
Pass YDS 235.0 250.0
Rush YDS 340.0 145.0
Total YDS Allowed 182.0 330.0
Pass YDS Allowed 160.5 205.5
Rush YDS Allowed 21.5 124.5
3rd Down Conv % 58.8 34.6
3rd Down Conv DEF % 24.1 28.9
Turnover Margin 0.50 2.50

Players to Watch

Auburn

QB Bo Nix, RB Tank Bigsby, RB Shaun Shivers, WR Elijah Canion, C Nick Brahms, LB Zakoby McClain, LB Owen Pappoe, LB Zakoby McClain, DL Derick Hall, DE Colby Wooden, DB Smoke Monday, DB Roger McCreary.

Penn State

RB John Lovett, OT Rasheed Walker, OL Mike Miranda, WR Jahan Dotson, OL Mike Miranda, DB Jaquan Brisker, LB Brandon Smith, DB Tariq Castro-Fields, DL PJ Mustipher, DL Arnold Ebiketie.

Injuries

Auburn

 
[RB] 09/11/2021 – Shaun Shivers is “?” Saturday vs Penn State ( Undisclosed )
[WR] 09/11/2021 – Ja’Varrius Johnson is “?” Saturday vs Penn State ( Undisclosed )
[DB] 09/11/2021 – Jaylin Simpson is “?” Saturday vs Penn State ( Undisclosed )
[LB] 09/11/2021 – Colby Wooden is “?” Saturday vs Penn State ( Hand )

Penn State

 
[RB] 09/11/2021 – John Lovett is “?” Saturday vs Auburn ( Undisclosed )
[DE] 09/11/2021 – Hakeem Beamon is “?” Saturday vs Auburn ( Undisclosed )
[CB] 09/11/2021 – Keaton Ellis is “?” Saturday vs Auburn ( Undisclosed )
[OL] 09/11/2021 – Sal Wormley is “?” Saturday vs Auburn ( Undisclosed )
[DE] 09/11/2021 – Adisa Isaac is out indefinitely ( Undisclosed )

Source: statfox.com

Auburn vs. Penn State Football Series History

Series tied 1-1

Comments

We really don’t know much about Auburn. The Tiger’s stats are spectacular and they’ve won two games in a lopsided manner. That said, they haven’t played a decent FBS team yet. In this game I think Penn State has the edge. The Nittany Lions will pull out a tight win.

Our Preseason Prediction

Auburn 31, Penn State 27

Game Week 14Powers.com Prediction

Penn State 34, Auburn 30

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 6:30 PM CT (7:30 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the ABC Network.

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