Tennessee at South Carolina College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
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The Tennessee Volunteers travel to Williams-Brice Stadium to take on the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has South Carolina as 4 point favorites. The Volunteers have an ATS record of 3-4-0 while their over/under record is 4-3-0. The Gamecocks have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Volunteers are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
10/21/18 TE Dominick Wood-Anderson Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
10/21/18 OL Jahmir Johnson Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
10/21/18 QB Jarrett Guarantano Chest left last game, is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
10/21/18 WR Josh Palmer Undisclosed left last game, is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
10/21/18 DB Micah Abernathy Ankle is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
10/15/18 LB Jonathan Kongbo ACL is out for season
10/08/18 DB Trevon Flowers Collarbone is out indefinitely
09/05/18 OL Brandon Kennedy ACL is out for season
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
10/21/18 RB A.J. Turner Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Tennessee U
10/21/18 DL D.J. Wonnum Ankle is probable Saturday vs Tennessee U
10/21/18 DB J.T. Ibe Knee is OUT Saturday vs Tennessee U
10/21/18 DB Nick Harvey Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Tennessee U
09/26/18 WR OrTre Smith Knee is out for season
09/10/18 OL Jovaughn Gwyn Foot is out for season
08/31/18 OL Wyatt Campbell Knee is out indefinitely
08/31/18 DL Jesus Gibbs Knee is out indefinitely
08/20/18 DB Tavyn Jackson Medical is out indefinitely
08/11/18 RB Caleb Kinlaw Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Volunteers are 94th in Division 1 in points scored with 181. They have run 437 plays this season for 2,461 yards, which ranks them 92nd in the nation in total offense. The Volunteers average 5.6 yards per play, which is 78th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 119 1st downs this year, placing them 121st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee has run for 992 yards as a team, which ranks 101st in the country. They've run 274 times, averaging 3.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Volunteers have been penalized on offense 42 times for 314 yards so far this season, which has them 83rd in the nation in penalties. Jarrett Guarantano has thrown for 1,192 yards this season. He has completed 85 passes on 135 attempts for a completion percentage of 63%. His quarterback rating this year is 148.8. He averages 8.8 yards per pass attempt and 9.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Tennessee is 85th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 210. They have surrendered a total of 2,696 yards on D, which is 60th in Division 1. The Volunteers are ranked 101st in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 122 passes on 206 attempts against the Tennessee Volunteers defense this season, placing them 43rd and 36th in the country. The Tennessee pass defense has also given up a total of 1,562 yards through the air, which is 54th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 244 attempts for 1,134 yards this year, putting them in 70th place in D-1 against the run. The Volunteers have committed 42 penalties for 309 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 23rd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee is ranked 99th in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 42 punt return yards and average 5.3 yards per return, which is 105th in college football. They have returned 12 kicks for 218 yards on special teams, ranking 104th in kick return yardage. The Volunteers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 116th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,721. The Tennessee Volunteers have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 7, which is 81st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. Tennessee Volunteers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,494 yards on 36 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 71st in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Gamecocks have run for 931 yards as a team, which ranks 105th in the nation. They've run 205 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Gamecocks have been penalized on offense 44 times for 409 yards so far this year, which has them 77th in the country in penalties. They are 102nd in Division 1 in points scored with 173. They have run 420 plays this year for 2,433 yards, which ranks them 86th in the nation in total offense. The South Carolina Gamecocks average 5.8 yards per play, which is 63rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 136 1st downs this season, ranking them 96th overall as an offensive unit. Jake Bentley has completed 101 throws while attempting 167 passes for a completion percentage of 60.5%. He has passed for 1,151 yards this year. He averages 6.2 adjusted yards per throw and 6.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 129.8.
The South Carolina Gamecocks rush defense has given up 253 attempts for 1,106 yards this season, putting them in 62nd place in the country against the run. They have had 45 penalties for 419 yards on defense this year. That places them 70th in Division 1. South Carolina is 39th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 155. They have given up a total of 2,301 yards on D, which is 26th in the nation. The Gamecocks are 59th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 103 throws on 170 attempts against the South Carolina defense this season, ranking them 12th and 6th in the country. The South Carolina Gamecocks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,195 yards in the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The South Carolina Gamecocks have tried 9 field goals this year and made 8, which is 60th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 89%. South Carolina kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 834 yards on 18 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 10th in the NCAA in punting average. South Carolina is 105th in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 59 punt return yards and average 8.4 yards per return, which is 70th in D-1. They have returned 16 kicks for 290 yards on special teams, which puts them 74th in kick return yardage. The Gamecocks average 18 yards per kick return and they are 115th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,782.
Who will win tonight's Volunteers/Gamecocks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Volunteers +4
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