Saturday, October 24, 2015
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The Tennessee Volunteers face the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 14.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
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Joshua Dobbs finished his last game with 312 yards through the air for Tennessee. He completed 25 passes out of 42 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. Joshua Dobbs was the rushing leader for the Volunteers last game. He carried the ball 18 times for an average of 7 yards per carry and ended with 118 yards. Josh Malone led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 60 yards. He had an average of 12 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Tennessee had 519 total yards on 90 plays. They gained 10 rushing first downs, 15 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 26 first downs on the game. The Volunteers rushed for 207 yards by way of 48 carries.
Jacob Coker finished his last game with 138 yards through the air for Alabama. He completed 19 passes out of 25 attempts for a 76% completion percentage. Derrick Henry was the rushing leader for the Crimson Tide last game. He carried the ball 32 times for an average of 7 yards per carry and ended with 236 yards. Calvin Ridley led the team in receiving with 7 receptions for 52 yards. He had an average of 7 yards per reception in the contest. Alabama had 396 total yards on 70 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 6 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 17 first downs on the game. The Crimson Tide rushed for 258 yards by way of 45 carries.
Tennessee is averaging a total of 37.2 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 30.2 passes per game and completing 17.7 of them for a 58.6 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 212.7 yards per game through the air as well. The Volunteers carry the ball for an average of 222 yards per game on 48.3 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season. They are also running 78.5 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 434.7 yards per contest. The Volunteers manage 23 first downs per contest and they average a total of 35.7 penalty yards on 4.7 penalties.
Tennessee gives up an average of 248.5 passing yards and 25.7 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 18 completions per game on 35.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 50.9. The Volunteers allow 172.7 rushing yards per game on 36.8 carries for a 4.7 average per play. Tennessee gives up 421.2 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties per game that total 55.5 yards as a unit.
Alabama is accumulating 35.6 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 33.9 passes per game and complete 21.7 of them for a 64.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 231.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Crimson Tide carry the ball for an average of 198.7 yards per game on 41.6 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They also run 75.4 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 430.1 yards in each contest. The Crimson Tide are gaining 22.3 first downs per contest and they average 60.4 penalty yards on 6.7 penalties per game.
Alabama gives up 201 passing yards per outing and 16.7 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 19.3 completions on 38 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 50.8. The Crimson Tide allow 70.9 rushing yards per contest on 29 carries for a 2.4 average per rush. Alabama gives up 271.9 total yards per game including an average of 4.1 per play. They create an average of 2.3 turnovers per game and 6.7 penalties for 56.4 yards each game.
Tennessee Betting Trends
Tennessee is 4-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Tennessee has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Alabama Betting Trends
Alabama is 3-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Alabama has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/18/15 DB Darrell Miller Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
10/18/15 DE Kyle Phillips Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
10/18/15 LB Quart'e Sapp Foot "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
10/14/15 DT Shy Tuttle Fibula out for season
10/07/15 WR Pig Howard Dismissed has been dismissed
09/14/15 LB Curt Maggitt Hip out indefinitely
09/10/15 DL Andrew Butcher Knee out indefinitely
08/28/15 WR Vincent Perry Knee out for season
08/27/15 WR Jason Croom Knee out indefinitely
08/22/15 OL Austin Sanders Bicep out for season
08/21/15 DB Rashaan Gaulden Foot out for season
08/13/15 OL Marcus Jackson Arm out for season
09/25/15 Backup PK Gunnar Raborn Suspension out indefinitely
09/20/15 WR Robert Foster Rotator Cuff out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Alabama
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