South Carolina vs Tennessee NCAA Football Pick and Parlay 10/26/2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Ryan Hilinski and the South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Neyland Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Tennessee Volunteers. South Carolina opens this contest as 4-point favorites. The Gamecocks are 4-3-0 ATS and 3-4-0 when betting on the total. The Volunteers are 3-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 3-4-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the South Carolina Gamecocks played the Florida Gators and lost 38-27. Leading the way at QB for the Gamecocks was Ryan Hilinski who went 17/35 with 170 yards passing and completed 1 TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Tavien Feaster paced the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 37 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for the game. He rushed for a total of 175 yards on 25 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.0 yards per run. Bryan Edwards was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 78 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 11.1 yards per reception for that game. The Gamecocks ran the football 43 times and added 217 yards which gave them an average of 5.0 yards per carry. In the game, they ran 78 plays for 387 yards. For the game, the Gamecocks racked up 16 first downs and they had 5 penalties for 60 yards which tells us their heads weren't always in the game. On the defensive side of the ball, South Carolina gave up 21 completions on 33 attempts for a total of 200 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.6%. For this contest, they allowed 355 yards and earned 1 takeaway. In the running game, the Gamecocks gave up 155 yards on 29 carries which gave them an average of 5.3 yards per run allowed.
The Gamecocks come into this game with a record of 3-4 for this season. For total yardage, they sit in 9th in the conference and 60th in the country with 2,846 yards. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the nation with an average of 28.6 points per game, which has them at 74th in the country. As a team, they have an average of 196.9 yards on the ground per game which is 4th in the conference. The Gamecocks have one of the average defenses in the nation, giving up 25.3 points per game ranking them 9th in the conference. In terms of yards on the ground, South Carolina is giving up 146.1 yards per contest ranking them 9th in the conference and 55th in college football. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4 yards per carry putting them 8th in the conference and 58th in Division 1 overall. In total, they have conceded 1,023 yards rushing through 7 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Gamecocks have allowed 1,468 yards. Opponents are completing 58.6% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.7 yards per try.
In their last contest, the Tennessee Volunteers took on the Alabama Crimson Tide and lost 35-13. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Volunteers was Brian Maurer who went 5/7 with 62 yards passing but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He tossed 1 interception during the game. Tim Jordan led the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 33 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 94 yards by way of 17 carries which meant he averaged 5.5 yards per carry. Jauan Jennings led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 66 yards on 6 catches. He had an average of 11.0 yards per catch for that game. The Volunteers ran the ball 36 times and racked up a total of 116 yards giving them an average of 3.2 yards per attempt. In the game, they ran 60 plays for a total of 233 yards. For the contest, the Volunteers racked up 18 first downs and they had a total of 13 penalties for 93 yards which shows us that this team didn't have their heads in this game. On the defensive side of the ball, Tennessee allowed 18 completions on 24 throws totaling 233 yards, and a completion percentage of 75.0%. In the running game, the Volunteers allowed 140 yards on 34 carries which gave them an average of 4.1 yards per rushing attempt allowed. In the game, they conceded 373 yards and earned 1 takeaway.
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The Volunteers come into this matchup with a record of 2-5. Tennessee needs to do more to make teams respect their running game by averaging 142 rushing yards per contest, ranking them 93rd in college football. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 994 rushing yards through 7 games, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the nation. The Volunteers average 336.3 yards per contest overall ranking them 107th in the nation and 13th in the Southeastern Conference. The Volunteers are allowing 27 points per game which puts them at 10th in the Southeastern Conference and 63rd in college football. When talking about points given up, they have given up 189 total points. When talking about rushing yards, they are conceding 156.9 yards per contest ranking them 67th in the nation and 11th in the Southeastern Conference. For this year, they have conceded 1,098 rushing yards and 11.9 rushing TDs. Their passing defense is one of the middling units in the country. They are allowing 203.9 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Volunteers sit in 7th in the conference.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Gamecocks -4 and under the total points
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