Tennessee at Florida College Football Picks & Predictions 9/16/2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
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Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is the venue for the game between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Florida Gators on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 8 point favorites. The total has been set at 50. The Gators are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0. The Volunteers are 0-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-1-0.
Valuable Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Volunteers are 0-2-0 against the spread
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Florida Gators are 0-1-0 against the spread
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
09/10/17 DL Austin Smith Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/10/17 DB Baylen Buchanan Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/10/17 TE Eli Wolf Ankle left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/10/17 DB Evan Berry Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/10/17 DB Justin Martin Stinger left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/10/17 WR Latrell Williams Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/10/17 OL Marcus Tatum Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/10/17 WR Tyler Byrd Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/06/17 WR Jauan Jennings Wrist out indefinitely
09/01/17 LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. Knee out for season
08/16/17 OL Chance Hall Knee out for season
Key Florida Gators Injuries
09/07/17 WR Antonio Callaway Possible Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee
09/07/17 DB C.J. McWilliams Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee
09/07/17 DB Chauncey Gardner Jr. Leg is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Tennessee
09/07/17 WR James Robinson Heart out indefinitely
09/07/17 RB Jordan Scarlett Possible Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee
09/07/17 DB Quincy Lenton Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee
09/07/17 DL Richard Desir-Jones Possible Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee
09/07/17 WR Rick Wells Possible Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee
09/07/17 LB Ventrell Miller Possible Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee
09/07/17 DL Jordan Smith Possible Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee
09/07/17 OL Kadeem Telfort Possible Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee
09/07/17 DL Keivonnis Davis Possible Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee
09/07/17 TE Kemore Gamble Foot "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee
09/07/17 QB Kyle Trask Foot out indefinitely
09/06/17 TE DeAndre Goolsby Leg out indefinitely
08/25/17 DB Marcell Harris Achilles out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Volunteers have run for 308 yards as a unit, which ranks 72nd in the nation. They've run 59 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Volunteers have been penalized on offense 8 times for 73 yards so far this year, which has them 107th in the country in penalties. They are 26th in Division 1 in points scored with 84. They have run 126 plays this year for 764 yards, which ranks them 65th in the nation in total offense. The Volunteers average 6.1 yards per play, which is 51st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 42 1st downs this season, ranking them 64th overall as an offensive unit. Quinten Dormady has completed 33 throws while attempting 55 passes for a completion percentage of 60%. He has passed for 415 yards this year. He averages 8.2 adjusted yards per throw and 7.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 143.7.
The Volunteers rush defense has given up 124 attempts for 657 yards this season, putting them in 123rd place in the country against the run. They have had 9 penalties for 82 yards on defense this year. That places them 43rd in Division 1. Tennessee is 67th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 48. They have given up a total of 870 yards on D, which is 92nd in the nation. The Volunteers are 85th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 14 throws on 29 attempts against the Tennessee Volunteers defense this season, ranking them 9th and 9th in the country. The Tennessee pass defense has also surrendered a total of 213 yards in the air, which is 15th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee Volunteers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this season. Their punters have accumulated 473 yards on 10 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That ranks them 17th in the NCAA in punting average. Tennessee is 56th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 53 punt return yards and average 13.3 yards per return, which is 27th in D-1. They have returned 6 kicks for 213 yards on special teams, which puts them 15th in kick return yardage. The Volunteers average 36 yards per kick return and they are 51st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,030.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Gators are 124th in Division 1 in points scored with 17. They have run 53 plays this season for 192 yards, which ranks them 121st in the nation in total offense. The Florida Gators average 3.6 yards per play, which is 126th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 9 1st downs this year, placing them 128th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Florida has run for 11 yards as a team, which ranks 128th in the country. They've run 27 times, averaging 0.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Gators have been penalized on offense 5 times for 45 yards so far this season, which has them 124th in the nation in penalties. Malik Zaire has thrown for 106 yards this season. He has completed 9 passes on 17 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 105.3. He averages 6.2 yards per pass attempt and 6.2 adjusted yards per throw.
Florida is 40th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 33. They have surrendered a total of 433 yards on D, which is 21st in Division 1. The Gators are ranked 88th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 12 passes on 26 attempts against the Florida defense this season, placing them 6th and 6th in the country. The Florida Gators pass defense has also given up a total of 218 yards through the air, which is 16th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 49 attempts for 215 yards this year, putting them in 48th place in D-1 against the run. The Gators have committed 7 penalties for 55 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 15th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Florida has returned 4 kicks for 71 yards on special teams, ranking 87th in kick return yardage. The Florida Gators average 18 yards per kick return and they are 128th in the country in all-purpose yards with 263. The Gators have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 1, which is 81st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Florida kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 2 for 2 this year. Their punters have totaled 328 yards on 6 punts, averaging 55 yards per punt. That places them 1st in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Volunteers/Gators college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Volunteers +8
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