Missouri at Tennessee Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 11/20/2014
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Neyland Stadium in Knoxville
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The #19 Missouri Tigers (8-2) will be going for their fifth win in a row when they take on the Tennessee Volunteers (5-5) on Saturday night. Missouri is currently atop the SEC East, while the Volunteers are in fifth.
In their game against Texas A&M last weekend, Missouri scored 28 points in the third quarter to help them pull off a 34-27 road win. They finished that game with 587 total yards, including 335 yards on the ground.
Through 10 games, the Tigers are 16th in the nation in points against by only giving up 20.1 points per game. Sophomore quarterback Maty Mauk has thrown for 1,784 yards this season with 19 touchdowns and 10 picks. Running back Russell Hansbrough has 790 yards with a team-high nine touchdowns this year.
Tennessee won their second game in a row last Saturday when they blew out Kentucky 50-16 at home. Their offense had one of their best performances of the season in that one, finishing with a total of 511 yards.
The Volunteers have had a hard time running the ball this season, but they are averaging 241.8 passing yards per game. Senior quarterback Justin Worley has completed 62.3 percent of his passes this season for 1,579 yards with 12 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Running back Jalen Hurd has 716 rushing yards with three touchdowns through 10 games.
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
Missouri Tigers are 6-4-0 Against the Spread
Missouri Tigers are 4-6-0 against the Over/Under
Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
Tennessee Volunteers are 6-4-0 Against the Spread
Tennessee Volunteers are 4-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/07/14 DB Aarion Penton Suspension out indefinitely
10/27/14 RB Morgan Steward Hip out indefinitely
09/20/14 OL Anthony Gatti Knee out for season
08/02/14 WR Levi Copelin Suspension out for season
11/16/14 OL Coleman Thomas Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
11/16/14 RB Devrin Young Ribs "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
11/16/14 DL Trevarris Saulsberry Leg "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
11/09/14 QB Justin Worley Shoulder out for season
11/07/14 WR Josh Smith Ankle out for season
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
Guy's Pick: Take Missouri
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