Tennessee at Vanderbilt College Football Picks and Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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The Tennessee Volunteers head to Vanderbilt Stadium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Vanderbilt as 2 point favorites. The Volunteers are 5-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6-0. The Commodores are 7-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-8-0.
Valuable Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Volunteers are 5-6-0 against the spread
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 3-8-0 against the over/under
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-4-0 against the spread
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
11/17/18 QB Jarrett Guarantano Undisclosed will not return
11/13/18 DB Bryce Thompson Head injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Missouri
11/12/18 DB Trevon Flowers Collarbone is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Missouri
10/25/18 OL Trey Smith Lung is out indefinitely
10/15/18 LB Jonathan Kongbo ACL is out for season
09/05/18 OL Brandon Kennedy ACL is out for season
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
11/11/18 CB Donovan Sheffield Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Mississippi
11/10/18 LB Charles Wright Leg is out indefinitely
11/06/18 S Zaire Jones Suspension is out for season
09/28/18 WR Cam Johnson Leg is out for season
09/08/18 TE Turner Cockrell Medical is out indefinitely
08/06/18 QB Deuce Wallace Suspension is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tennessee Volunteers are 105th in the country in points scored with 260. They have run 664 plays this year for 3,675 yards, which ranks them 94th in Division 1 in total offense. The Volunteers average 5.5 yards per play, which is 83rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 180 1st downs this season, ranking them 123rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee has run for 1,458 yards as a unit, which ranks 108th in college football. They've run 400 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Volunteers have been penalized on offense 65 times for 534 yards so far this year, which has them 70th in the country in penalties. Keller Chryst has passed for 450 yards this year. He's completed 23 throws while attempting 47 passes for a completion percentage of 48.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 141.9. He averages 8.9 adjusted yards per throw and 9.6 yards per pass attempt.
Tennessee is 66th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 297. They have given up a total of 4,070 yards on D, which is 54th in D-1. The Volunteers are 70th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 190 throws on 315 attempts against the Tennessee Volunteers defense this season, ranking them 48th and 43rd in the nation. The Tennessee pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,308 yards in the air, which is 52nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 404 attempts for 1,762 yards this season, putting them in 62nd place in the country against the run. The Volunteers have had 65 penalties for 472 yards on defense this year. That places them 19th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee is 85th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 167 punt return yards and average 11.9 yards per return, which is 35th in D-1. They have returned 18 kicks for 374 yards on special teams, which puts them 98th in kick return yardage. The Volunteers average 21 yards per kick return and they are 118th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,216. The Tennessee Volunteers have tried 13 field goals this year and made 10, which is 86th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 77%. Tennessee Volunteers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 30 for 30 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,408 yards on 58 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 65th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Commodores have run for 1,792 yards as a team, which ranks 69th in college football. They've run 366 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Vanderbilt Commodores have been penalized on offense 65 times for 499 yards so far this season, which has them 71st in the country in penalties. They are 82nd in the nation in points scored with 294. They have run 710 plays this season for 4,307 yards, which ranks them 65th in Division 1 in total offense. Vanderbilt averages 6.1 yards per play, which is 48th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 224 1st downs this year, placing them 75th overall as an offensive unit. Kyle Shurmur averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 205 passes on 334 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 139.8. He has thrown for 2,477 yards this season.
The Vanderbilt Commodores rush defense has allowed 450 attempts for 2,144 yards this year, putting them in 96th place in D-1 against the run. Vanderbilt has committed 76 penalties for 657 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 91st in college football. They are 59th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 288. They have surrendered a total of 4,796 yards on D, which is 101st in the country. The Commodores are ranked 96th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 223 passes on 350 attempts against the Vanderbilt defense this season, placing them 105th and 80th in Division 1. The Vanderbilt Commodores pass defense has also given up a total of 2,652 yards through the air, which is 87th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Vanderbilt Commodores have attempted 18 field goals this season and made 11, which is 77th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 61%. Vanderbilt kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 37 for 37 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,043 yards on 46 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 17th in Division 1 in punting average. Vanderbilt is ranked 66th in the nation in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 176 punt return yards and average 11 yards per return, which is 45th in college football. They have returned 28 kicks for 553 yards on special teams, ranking 53rd in kick return yardage. The Vanderbilt Commodores average 20 yards per kick return and they are 72nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,036.
Who will win tonight's Volunteers/Commodores college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Commodores -2
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