Vanderbilt at Tennessee College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
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Neyland Stadium is the venue for the game between the Vanderbilt Commodores and the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 1 point favorites. The Volunteers are 3-7-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-6-0. The Commodores are 3-6-1 ATS and their over/under record is 6-4-0.
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Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 3-6-1 against the spread
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Volunteers are 3-7-0 against the spread
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
10/28/17 FB Bailey McElwain Foot is out indefinitely
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
11/12/17 DB Baylen Buchanan Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 PK Brent Cimaglia Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 OL Brett Kendrick Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 OL Coleman Thomas Undisclosed left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 OL Drew Richmond Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 QB Jarrett Guarantano Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 OL Marcus Tatum Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 WR Marquez Callaway Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/06/17 DB Evan Berry Undisclosed is out for season
11/06/17 WR Josh Smith Ankle is out for season
11/06/17 WR Latrell Williams Undisclosed is out for season
10/28/17 QB Quinten Dormady Shoulder is out for season
10/23/17 OL Jack Jones Neck is out for season
09/18/17 LB Cortez McDowell Wrist out for season
09/16/17 DB Todd Kelly Jr. Knee out for season
09/06/17 WR Jauan Jennings Wrist out for season
09/01/17 LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. Knee out for season
08/16/17 OL Chance Hall Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Vanderbilt Commodores have run for 1,045 yards as a unit, which ranks 125th in the nation. They've run 305 times, averaging 3.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Commodores have been penalized on offense 61 times for 541 yards so far this year, which has them 87th in the country in penalties. They are 103rd in Division 1 in points scored with 253. They have run 677 plays this year for 3,685 yards, which ranks them 53rd in the nation in total offense. The Commodores average 5.4 yards per play, which is 92nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 188 1st downs this season, ranking them 116th overall as an offensive unit. Kyle Shurmur has completed 200 throws while attempting 349 passes for a completion percentage of 57.3%. He has passed for 2,540 yards this year. He averages 7.2 adjusted yards per throw and 7.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 133.5.
The Commodores rush defense has given up 458 attempts for 2,352 yards this season, putting them in 115th place in the country against the run. They have had 81 penalties for 530 yards on defense this year. That places them 50th in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 100th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 352. They have given up a total of 4,505 yards on D, which is 78th in the nation. The Commodores are 88th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 177 throws on 306 attempts against the Vanderbilt Commodores defense this season, ranking them 32nd and 30th in the country. The Vanderbilt pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,152 yards in the air, which is 36th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Vanderbilt Commodores have tried 7 field goals this year and made 3, which is 128th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 43%. Vanderbilt Commodores kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 34 for 35 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,587 yards on 65 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 103rd in the NCAA in punting average. Vanderbilt is 78th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 103 punt return yards and average 7.4 yards per return, which is 64th in D-1. They have returned 29 kicks for 629 yards on special teams, which puts them 68th in kick return yardage. The Commodores average 22 yards per kick return and they are 110th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,418.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Volunteers are 116th in Division 1 in points scored with 215. They have run 689 plays this season for 3,255 yards, which ranks them 106th in the nation in total offense. The Tennessee Volunteers average 4.7 yards per play, which is 123rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 182 1st downs this year, placing them 118th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee has run for 1,354 yards as a team, which ranks 110th in the country. They've run 392 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Volunteers have been penalized on offense 62 times for 470 yards so far this season, which has them 81st in the nation in penalties. Jarrett Guarantano has thrown for 814 yards this season. He has completed 72 passes on 117 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 123.9. He averages 7 yards per pass attempt and 6.9 adjusted yards per throw.
Tennessee is 75th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 307. They have surrendered a total of 4,426 yards on D, which is 76th in Division 1. The Volunteers are ranked 83rd in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 134 passes on 248 attempts against the Tennessee defense this season, placing them 4th and 3rd in the country. The Tennessee Volunteers pass defense has also given up a total of 1,657 yards through the air, which is 2nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 512 attempts for 2,769 yards this year, putting them in 125th place in D-1 against the run. The Volunteers have committed 72 penalties for 576 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 64th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee is ranked 76th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 112 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 52nd in college football. They have returned 30 kicks for 646 yards on special teams, ranking 62nd in kick return yardage. The Tennessee Volunteers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 124th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,013. The Volunteers have attempted 20 field goals this season and made 13, which is 56th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 65%. Tennessee kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,123 yards on 67 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That places them 4th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Commodores/Volunteers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Commodores +1
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