Saturday, September 17, 2016
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The Ohio Bobcats take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Neyland Stadium. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 27.5 point favorites. This season the Bobcats are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Volunteers have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
Greg Windham finished with 167 yards through the air for Ohio last week. He completed 19 passes out of 36 attempts for a 53% completion percentage. The Bobcats were led in rushing by Greg Windham, who finished with 146 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Kyle Belack was the team leader in receiving with a total of 60 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. As a team in that game Ohio got a total of 27 first downs. Of those first downs, 17 came on the ground while 8 came through the air. They ran 93 total plays for 496 yards for the game. The Bobcats ran for 329 yards on 57 attempts.
Joshua Dobbs finished with 91 yards through the air for Tennessee last week. He completed 10 passes out of 19 attempts for a 53% completion percentage. The Volunteers were led in rushing by Joshua Dobbs, who finished with 106 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Josh Malone was the team leader in receiving with a total of 46 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. Tennessee got a total of 16 first downs in that game. 9 came from running the ball and 4 came from a pass. They ran 65 total plays for 330 yards for the game. The Volunteers ran for 239 yards on 46 attempts.
Ohio scores 45.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 22nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 23 passes on 40.5 attempts for a 56.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 273.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 37th in college football. The Bobcats run for an average of 289.5 yards per game on 54 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 11th in the nation. They also run 94.5 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 563 yards per game, ranking their offense 12th overall this season. The Bobcats average 26 first downs per game which ranks them 26th in the country. They accumulate 99 penalty yards per game via 9.5 penalties, which ranks 6th in the nation.
Ohio allows 323 passing yards per game, ranking 118th in D-1, and they allow 38.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 112th. They give up 29.5 completions on 42.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 69.4. The Bobcats allow 66 rushing yards per game on 28.5 carries for an average of 2.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 14th in the country. Ohio allows 389 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 81st in terms of yards per game. They force 3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties for 52.5 yards per game, ranking them 57th among D-1 teams.
Tennessee averages 32.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 63rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 13 passes per game on 24 attempts for a 54.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 141.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 118th in Division 1. The Volunteers run for an average of 183 yards per game on 44.5 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 64th on the ground. They also run 68.5 plays per game and average 4.7 yards per play for a total of 324.5 yards per game, ranking them 111th in the country on offense. The Volunteers get an average of 17.5 first downs per game, which ranks 104th in the nation. They average 57.5 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, ranking them 57th in college football.
Tennessee allows an average of 161 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 29th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 18.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 47th in the nation. They give up 17.5 completions on 25.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.6 per game. The Volunteers allow 185 rushing yards per contest on 44 carries for a 4.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 97th in the country. Tennessee allows 346 total yards per game for an average of 5 yards per play, which ranks 60th in D-1. They force 3 turnovers per contest and 6.5 penalties for 68.5 yards in each contest, ranking 95th in the nation.
Ohio Betting Trends
Ohio is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Ohio has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Tennessee Betting Trends
Tennessee is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Tennessee has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/11/16 WR Sebastian Smith Groin "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
09/05/16 RB A.J. Ouellette Foot out indefinitely
08/19/16 OL Chance Hall Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Tennessee
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