Alabama at Tennessee Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/22/2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Neyland Stadium in Knoxville
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The #4 Alabama Crimson Tide (6-1) will be going for their third win in a row when they face the Tennessee Volunteers (3-4) on Saturday night. Last season, Alabama blew out Tennessee 45-10 at home.
Alabama picked up their most dominant win of the season last Saturday when they beat Texas A&M 59-0 at home. They had 602 yards of offense in that win while their defense held Texas A&M to just 172 yards.
The Crimson Tide are averaging 36.9 points per game this year and they have only given up 13.1 points per game, which makes them the third-best defense in the country. Senior quarterback Blake Sims has thrown for 1,748 yards this season with 13 touchdown passes, and he has also rushed for 208 yards with four more touchdowns.
Tennessee couldn't find a way to get into the end zone against Ole Miss last Saturday when they were beaten 34-3 on the road. They turned the ball over four times in that loss and ended up with zero rushing yards.
The Volunteers have really struggled to run the ball this season, averaging just 94 rushing yards per game through their first seven games. Quarterback Justin Worley has completed 62.3 percent of his passes this season for 1,579 yards and 12 touchdowns. Wide receiver Marquez North has 26 receptions for a team-leading 264 yards and four touchdowns.
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
Alabama Crimson Tide are 2-4-1 Against the Spread
Alabama Crimson Tide are 3-4-0 against the Over/Under
Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
Tennessee Volunteers are 3-4-0 Against the Spread
Tennessee Volunteers are 1-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Alabama Crimson Tide
10/20/14 OL Ryan Kelly Knee is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Tennessee U
10/19/14 DL Jonathan Allen Leg "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
10/16/14 DB Ronnie Clark Achilles out for season
10/15/14 TE Kurt Freitag Legal problems out indefinitely
10/06/14 LB Denzel Devall Foot out indefinitely
10/04/14 RB Kenyan Drake Leg out for season
10/20/14 WR Josh Smith Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. Alabama
10/20/14 QB Justin Worley Shoulder injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Alabama
10/19/14 RB Devrin Young Ribs "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
10/14/14 DL Joe Henderson Academics out for season
09/29/14 LB Dillon Bates Shoulder out for season
09/22/14 RB Treyvon Paulk Dismissed out for season
08/07/14 WR Cody Blanc Achilles out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Alabama
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