Press Row Podcast (11/10) – 247Sports’ Brandon Marcello on Auburn Tigers

 

Brandon Marcello of 247Sports joined Press Row on Thursday to discuss the #8 Auburn Tigers as they prepare for a trip to Athens, Ga to face the Georgia Bulldogs in the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry.

 

Brandon Marcello on Press Row

Thursday, November 10

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Interesting Facts – ESPN Stats & Info

  • Georgia has won eight of the last 10 in the series, including the last two
  • The Bulldogs are looking to win three-straight against Auburn for the first time since a four-game run from 2006-09
  • Auburn is 5-1 in games played while ranked in the AP Poll over the last two seasons, with the only loss coming last season at LSU
  • Auburn has the third-weakest remaining schedule among SEC teams and is favored by FPI (Football Power Index) in two of its three remaining games (Nov.26 at Alabama is the exception)
  • With the loss by Texas A&M last week, the Tigers now control their own destiny in the SEC West
  • AU has beaten four of the six teams that it lost to in 2015 and can make it 5-for-5 with a victory over Georgia on Saturday
  • At 5-4, UGA needs to win one of its final three games to become bowl-eligible
  • The Bulldogs, who entered 2016 with the nation’s second-longest active bowl streak at 19 seasons, have an 18% chance to win Saturday against Auburn according to FPI

 

 

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