Its going to be hard to top last years Iron Bowl.How did that one end again?The stakes are the same for No. 2 Alabama (10-1), which is in the middle of the hunt for the four-team College Football Playoff. No. 15 Auburn (8-3) is playing a role of the spoiler, this time in Tuscaloosa. Saturday Pittsburgh Pirates Jersey 's kickoff is scheduled for 7:45 p.m. ET.Who has the advantage in the Iron Bowl? Lets take a closer look at the Numbers that Matter.MORE: | | SeriesAuburn won the first meeting 40-16 in 1893, and the schools have played every year since 1948. Alabama leads the series 42-35-1, and the Tide also own the longest win streak in the series at nine from 1973-81.Nick Saban vs. AuburnBetween head coaching stops at LSU and Alabama, Nick Saban is 6 Chris Archer Jersey -6 against Auburn. Hes 2-1 at Tuscaloosa, the last a 49-0 win in 2012.Gus Malzahn vs. AlabamaMalzahn has coached in four Iron Bowls, three as an offensive coordinator with the Tigers from 2009-11 and one as a head coach last year. Auburn averages 297.3 total yards of offense in those games, but the Tigers racked up 393 total yards last season. Auburn is 2-2 in those games.Spotlight player: Amari Cooper, WR, AlabamaIs Cooper the best player on the field? He had six catches for 178 yards in last years lo s to the Tigers, including a 99-yard touchdown reception. The Tigers have allowed 15 TD pa ses in SEC play this season, so Cooper will get his chances to prove it.On the spot: Cameron Artis-Payne, RB, AuburnTre Mason rushed for 164 yards in last years win against the Tide. Heres a simple stat to follow. Auburn is 2-0 against ranked SEC teams (LSU, Ole Mi s) when Artis-Payne rushes more than 100 yards. The Tigers are 0-2 against ranked SEC teams (Mi si sippi State, Georgia) when he doesnt. Artis-Payne has to come through.Key matchup: Blake Sims vs. Nick MarshallOf course, the quarterbacks will be the focus Saturday. Sims is getting his first taste of Kevin Newman Jersey the Iron Bowl, but it helps hes in the comforts of home. Sims averages 10.5 yards per pa s attempt with 14 TDs and two interceptions at home this season. Marshall, meanwhile, is working through a late-season funk in which he has two TDs and two interceptions the last three weeks. Marshall totaled 262 yards and three touchdowns in last years win against Alabama.MORE: | | X-factor: Lane KiffinThe focus in Alabama games tends to drift toward Kiffin. Will he get too cute with Malzahn on the other sideline? The Crimson Tide have a 55:45 run/pa s ratio this season. Will Kiffin stick with that formula against the Tigers?Stat that matters: TurnoversAlabama has committed just five turnovers in seven Iron Chris Stratton Jersey Bowl under Saban. The Crimson Tide have forced 13 Auburn turnovers in those games. Last year, Alabama didnt commit a turnover but still lost. Auburn wont be as lucky on the road.Magic number: 19Alabama has lost just three games in Tuscaloosa since 2010. In those lo ses to Auburn (2010), LSU (2011) and Texas A&M (2012), the Crimson Tide averaged just 19 points per game. If Auburn holds Alabama to le s than 20 points, the Tigers could pull the upset.In-game trend: Rushing yardsThe Crimson Tide averages 240.5 rushing yards per game at home this season, and is holding opponents 63.5 rushing yards per game Gregory Polanco Jersey . Florida is the only team that averaged 4.0 yards per carry at Bryant-Denny Stadium this season.Did you know?Alabama has won 15 straight games at home, and the Crimson Tide is outscoring opponents 650-103 in those games.Bottom lineIts still the Iron Bowl, so its not like Auburn cant go into Alabama and win. It will come down to the quarterbacks, and four of the last seven in this series have been decided by seven points or le s. Auburn is 3-1 in those games. If its close, the Tigers have a chance. But the odds favor Alabama getting their revenge at home.