Tennessee at South Carolina Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/29/2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014
WilliamsBrice Stadium in Columbia
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The Tennessee Volunteers (3-5) will be looking to end their two-game losing skid when they go up against the South Carolina Gamecocks (4-4) on Saturday night. In 2013, the Volunteers were able to beat the Gamecocks by the score of 23-21.
Tennessee gave up 20 first-quarter points to Alabama last Saturday and ended up losing 34-20 on the road. Their defense gave up 469 yards in that loss and allowed Alabama to convert 11 of their 15 third down chances.
The Volunteers' defense has only given up 22.9 points per game this season, but their offense has only been able to score 23.9 points per game. Quarterback Justin Worley has completed 62.3 percent of his passes this season for 1,579 yards, 12 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Wide receiver Marquez North has caught 30 of Worley's passes for 320 yards and four scores.
South Carolina came close to upsetting Auburn last weekend, but they were unable to score in the fourth quarter and lost 42-35. They did end up gaining 535 yards in that game, but they also turned the ball over three times.
The Gamecocks have gotten solid play from their offense this season, but their defense has given up 32.8 points per game. Senior quarterback Dylan Thompson has thrown for 2,241 yards this season with 20 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Thompson's top target has been wide receiver Pharoh Cooper, who has caught 40 passes for 553 yards and six touchdowns.
Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
Tennessee Volunteers are 4-4-0 Against the Spread
Tennessee Volunteers are 2-5-0 against the Over/Under
South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
South Carolina Gamecocks are 2-5-0 Against the Spread
South Carolina Gamecocks are 5-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
No injuries to report at this time
South Carolina Gamecocks
10/26/14 DE Cedrick Cooper Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
10/26/14 OG Cody Waldrop Knee "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
10/26/14 OL Donell Stanley Wrist "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
10/26/14 DE Mason Harris Knee "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
10/26/14 TE Rory Anderson Tricep expected to miss Saturday vs. Tennessee U
08/21/14 RB Jamari Smith Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Tennessee
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