Saturday, November 26, 2016
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The Tennessee Volunteers take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Vanderbilt Stadium. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 10 point favorites. This season the Volunteers are 5-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-4-0. The Commodores have an over/under record of 4-6-1 and they are 6-5-0 against the spread.
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Joshua Dobbs finished with 223 yards through the air for Tennessee last week. He completed 15 passes out of 22 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Volunteers were led in rushing by Joshua Dobbs, who finished with 190 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 19 yards per carry. Josh Malone was the team leader in receiving with a total of 83 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. As a team in that game Tennessee got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 67 total plays for 609 yards for the game. The Volunteers ran for 386 yards on 45 attempts.
Kyle Shurmur finished with 273 yards passing for Vanderbilt last week. He went 17 for 30, resulting in a 57% completion percentage. The Commodores were led on the ground by Ralph Webb, who finished with 123 yards on 20 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Trent Sherfield led the team in receiving with 72 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 36 yards per reception. Vanderbilt had 22 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 76 total plays for 481 yards for the contest. The Commodores ran for 208 yards on 46 carries as a team.
Tennessee scores 36.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 27th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 16.7 passes on 27.9 attempts for a 59.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 224.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 74th in college football. The Volunteers run for an average of 205.6 yards per game on 40.5 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 40th in the nation. They also run 68.5 plays per contest and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 430.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 54th overall this season. The Volunteers average 21 first downs per game which ranks them 72nd in the country. They accumulate 57.7 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, which ranks 49th in the nation.
Tennessee allows 209.1 passing yards per game, ranking 41st in D-1, and they allow 27.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 65th. They give up 17.9 completions on 32.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.6. The Volunteers allow 237.9 rushing yards per game on 45.7 carries for an average of 5.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 117th in the country. Tennessee allows 447 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 98th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.8 penalties for 54.5 yards per game, ranking them 72nd among D-1 teams.
Vanderbilt averages 21.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 115th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 15.5 passes per game on 28.5 attempts for a 54.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 173.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 110th in Division 1. The Commodores run for an average of 162.8 yards per game on 38.5 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 80th on the ground. They also run 66.9 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for a total of 336.6 yards per game, ranking them 118th in the country on offense. The Commodores get an average of 18.9 first downs per game, which ranks 105th in the nation. They average 45.9 penalty yards per game via 5.4 penalties, ranking them 97th in college football.
Vanderbilt allows an average of 236.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 76th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 21.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 23rd in the nation. They give up 20.1 completions on 34.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.2 per game. The Commodores allow 164.5 rushing yards per contest on 35.1 carries for a 4.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 56th in the country. Vanderbilt allows 401.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 60th in D-1. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 6.8 penalties for 62.4 yards in each contest, ranking 105th in the nation.
Tennessee Betting Trends
Tennessee is 7-4-0 against the over/under this season
Tennessee has an ATS record of 5-6-0 this season
Vanderbilt Betting Trends
Vanderbilt is 4-6-1 against the over/under this season
Vanderbilt has an ATS record of 6-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/20/16 DB Todd Kelly Jr. Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
11/17/16 RB Jeremy Lewis Personal has left team
11/07/16 DB Evan Berry Knee out for season
10/31/16 RB Jalen Hurd Personal has left team
10/31/16 DL Shy Tuttle Undisclosed out for season
10/18/16 DL Kahlil McKenzie Pectoral out for season
10/17/16 LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin Shoulder out for season
10/14/16 WR Preston Williams Personal has left team
10/11/16 DL Danny O'Brien Dismissed has left team
09/19/16 LB Quart'e Sapp ACL out for season
11/17/16 LB Nigel Bowden Undisclosed out for season
08/14/16 OT Andrew Jelks Knee out for season
08/14/16 QB Shawn Stankavage Leg out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +10
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