Saturday, October 1, 2016
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The Tennessee Volunteers take on the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Sanford Stadium. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 2.5 point favorites. This season the Volunteers are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 1-3-0 against the spread.
Joshua Dobbs finished with 319 yards through the air for Tennessee last week. He completed 16 passes out of 32 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Volunteers were led in rushing by Jalen Hurd, who finished with 95 yards on 26 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Jauan Jennings was the team leader in receiving with a total of 111 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 37 yards per reception. As a team in that game Tennessee got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 79 total plays for 498 yards for the game. The Volunteers ran for 179 yards on 46 attempts.
Jacob Eason finished with 137 yards passing for Georgia last week. He went 16 for 36, resulting in a 44% completion percentage. The Bulldogs were led on the ground by Brian Herrien, who finished with 78 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Sony Michel led the team in receiving with 34 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Georgia had 21 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 81 total plays for 396 yards for the contest. The Bulldogs ran for 230 yards on 44 carries as a team.
Tennessee scores 32.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 56th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.3 passes on 27 attempts for a 56.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 201.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 97th in college football. The Volunteers run for an average of 187 yards per game on 44 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 54th in the nation. They also run 71 plays per contest and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 388.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 86th overall this season. The Volunteers average 20.5 first downs per game which ranks them 82nd in the country. They accumulate 62.3 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, which ranks 43rd in the nation.
Tennessee allows 212 passing yards per game, ranking 54th in D-1, and they allow 21 points per contest on defense, which ranks 37th. They give up 20.3 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.6. The Volunteers allow 141 rushing yards per game on 37.3 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 52nd in the country. Tennessee allows 353 total yards per game including 5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 39th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.8 penalties for 60.5 yards per game, ranking them 80th among D-1 teams.
Georgia averages 25.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 93rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18 passes per game on 33.8 attempts for a 53.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 216.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 78th in Division 1. The Bulldogs run for an average of 196.8 yards per game on 43.3 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 48th on the ground. They also run 77 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 413 yards per game, ranking them 73rd in the country on offense. The Bulldogs get an average of 22.5 first downs per game, which ranks 60th in the nation. They average 49.5 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties, ranking them 84th in college football.
Georgia allows an average of 243.3 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 78th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 30 points per contest, which has them ranked 84th in the nation. They give up 19.8 completions on 32.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.2 per game. The Bulldogs allow 139.8 rushing yards per contest on 31.8 carries for a 4.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 51st in the country. Georgia allows 383 total yards per game for an average of 6 yards per play, which ranks 60th in D-1. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 48.5 yards in each contest, ranking 43rd in the nation.
Tennessee Betting Trends
Tennessee is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Tennessee has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Georgia Betting Trends
Georgia is 1-3-0 against the over/under this season
Georgia has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/16 WR Josh Smith Ankle probable Saturday vs. Florida
09/19/16 DB Cameron Sutton Ankle out indefinitely
09/19/16 OL Chance Hall Knee is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Florida
09/19/16 DL Danny O'Brien Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/19/16 LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. Ankle is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Florida
09/19/16 LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin Shoulder is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Florida
09/19/16 DB Justin Martin Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. Florida
09/19/16 LB Quart'e Sapp ACL out for season
09/18/16 DB Evan Berry Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/18/16 DL LaTroy Lewis Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/25/16 WR Jayson Stanley Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
09/25/16 RB Nick Chubb Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
09/25/16 WR Riley Ridley Thumb "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
09/25/16 DB Tyrique McGhee Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
09/01/16 DE Jonathan Ledbetter Suspension out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Georgia
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