Auburn has 98% chance to beat Vanderbilt on Wednesday

The No. 16 Auburn Tigers are hoping to get back into the win column on Wednesday night to snap its current two-game losing skid.

The Tigers host Vanderbilt in a rematch of Jan. 17’s game at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville. Auburn won the game easily but has gone 1-2 since. Those two losses came on the road, which means that the Tigers are excited to get back in front of the home crowd at Neville Arena.

Can Auburn return to its comfortable place in the win column? ESPN analytics expects them to do so in a big fashion. Ahead of Wednesday’s game between the Tigers and Commodores, ESPN’s matchup predictor favors the Tigers by giving them a 98.2% chance to win.

Auburn owns a head-to-head battle with Vanderbilt already, but the advantages do not stop there. The Tigers score 82 points per game while Vanderbilt scores just 66, Auburn also allows 65.9 points per game while Vanderbilt allows opponents to score 72.1 points per game. Auburn averages three more rebounds and blocks per game and owns the assist category 17.8-9.7.

The Tigers and Commodores square off on Wednesday at 8 p.m. CT at Neville Arena.

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