Saturday, October 31, 2015
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The Tennessee Volunteers face the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 53.
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Joshua Dobbs finished his last game with 171 yards through the air for Tennessee. He completed 13 passes out of 22 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. Jalen Hurd was the rushing leader for the Volunteers last game. He carried the ball 18 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 92 yards. Alvin Kamara was the team leader in receiving with a total of 44 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Tennessee had 303 total yards on 61 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 9 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Volunteers rushed for 132 yards by way of 39 carries.
Patrick Towles finished his last game with 218 yards through the air for Kentucky. He completed 23 passes out of 42 attempts for a 55% completion percentage. Stanley Boom Williams was the rushing leader for the Wildcats last game. He carried the ball 18 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 95 yards. Garrett Johnson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 74 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Kentucky had 423 total yards on 85 plays. They gained 12 rushing first downs, 14 passing, and 4 by way of penalty for a total of 30 first downs on the game. The Wildcats rushed for 163 yards by way of 33 carries.
Tennessee is averaging a total of 33.9 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 29 passes per game and completing 17 of them for a 58.6 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 206.7 yards per game through the air as well. The Volunteers are running for an average of 209.1 yards per game on 47 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. They are also running 76 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 415.9 yards per contest. The Volunteers manage 22.7 first downs per contest and they average a total of 34.9 penalty yards on 4.9 penalties.
Tennessee allows 248.3 passing yards per game and 24.7 points per contest on defense. They give up 18.4 completions on 34.1 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54. The Volunteers allow 164.7 rushing yards per game on 37.6 carries for a 4.4 average per play. Tennessee gives up 413 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.6 penalties per game that total 56.7 yards as a unit.
Kentucky is accumulating 24.7 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 36 passes per game and complete 21.9 of them for a 60.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 253.1 yards per game through the air as well. The Wildcats run for an average of 139.4 yards per game on 35 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season. They also run 71 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 392.6 yards in each contest. The Wildcats are gaining 21.1 first downs per contest and they average 52.7 penalty yards on 5.4 penalties per game.
Kentucky allows an average of 232.3 passing yards and 25.9 points per contest. They give up 19.4 completions on 31.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.5 per game. The Wildcats allow 172.7 rushing yards per contest on 40.7 carries for a 4.2 average per rush. Kentucky gives up 405 total yards per game including an average of 5.6 per play. They create an average of 1.1 turnovers per game and 6.3 penalties for 57 yards each game.
Tennessee Betting Trends
Tennessee is 4-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Tennessee has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Kentucky Betting Trends
Kentucky is 2-4-1 against the over/under so far this season
Kentucky has an ATS record of 2-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/26/15 OL Brett Kendrick Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
10/26/15 OL Jashon Robertson Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Kentucky
10/26/15 WR Preston Williams Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
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
10/26/15 DB Darius West Ankle out indefinitely
10/26/15 WR Garrett Johnson Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
10/22/15 WR Thaddeus Snodgrass Personal left the team
10/19/15 DT Melvin Lewis Fibula out for season
10/12/15 LB Nico Firios Shoulder out for season
09/18/15 LB Kobie Walker Ankle out indefinitely
09/04/15 LB Courtney Love Eligibility out for season
08/25/15 LB Dorian Hendrix Personal left the team
08/25/15 DB Jaleel Hytchye Personal left the team
08/25/15 OL Nick Richardson Personal left the team
Guy's Pick: Take Kentucky
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