Tennessee Volunteers vs Vanderbilt Commodores Prediction, 12/12/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tennessee Volunteers vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Vanderbilt Stadium
TV: SEC Network Alternate
Odds/Point Spread: Tennessee (-15)
The Tennessee Volunteers (2-6) go to Vanderbilt Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Vanderbilt Commodores (0-8). The spread on this contest has Tennessee as 15-point favorites. The total opens at 51.5.
In their last game, the Tennessee Volunteers took the field against the Florida Gators and ended up taking the loss by a score of 31-19. Ty Chandler paced the team in rushing in this contest. He had a long run of 17 yards and he notched 1 touchdown in this outing. He scurried for 49 yards by way of 12 carries which had him averaging 4.1 yards per carry. Velus Jones Jr. was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 70 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 17.5 yards per catch in this contest. J.T. Shrout went 12/14 with 121 yards by way of passing and completed 1 touchdown. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
When talking about scoring points, the Tennessee Volunteers are averaging 20.0 points per contest. As a unit they are averaging 147.4 yards on the ground ranking this team at 82nd in the country. The Volunteers have tallied 2,709 total yards for the year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Tennessee has totaled 8 passing touchdowns and 11 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to yards through the air, the Volunteers have conceded 2,138 yds which has them sitting in 100th in Division 1. During this campaign, they are giving up 410.6 yards/game which has them sitting 79th in college football. The Volunteers rank 88th in college football in terms of their opponents scoring, giving up 31.3 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.7 yards per attempt on the ground and 143.4 rushing yards per contest for the season. Over the course of their 8 games, they have surrendered 267.3 yards per outing via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 68.4%. For the season, they have conceded 1,147 yards via the running game in 8 games.
The last time they played, the Vanderbilt Commodores played the Missouri Tigers and took the loss by a score of 41-0. Keyon Henry-Brooks paced the team in rushing in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 11 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 64 yards via 15 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.3 yards per run. Cam Johnson led the team in receiving yardage by earning 33 yards on 5 catches. He earned an average of 6.6 yards per reception in this contest. Ken Seals went 11/18 with 79 yards by way of passing but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He ended the game without an interception.
In relation to putting points on the board, the Commodores are sitting 125th in the country by scoring 14.5 points per outing. During this campaign thus far, the Commodores have a total of 1,740 yards through the air together with holding an average of 217.5 throwing yards per contest, which has them ranked 74th in the nation. They have an average of 117.3 yards per game on the ground and have run for 938 yards for the season. The Vanderbilt Commodores have an average of 334.8 yards/contest which has them ranked 108th in college football. The Commodores are conceding 36.8 points per contest, ranking them 124th in the country. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 294 total points. Vanderbilt has given up a total of 1,511 yards rushing (188.9 yards per outing) and 18 touchdowns on the ground this year. They have given up 20 touchdowns via the pass as well as 292.5 yards per game, which has them sitting 132nd in Division 1.
During the 8 contests in his collegiate career, Ken Seals has completed 164 of his 249 attempts for 1,689 yds. He averages 211.1 yds per contest through the air with a 128.9 quarterback rating. Seals has thrown 10 TD's while tossing 9 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has taken off and run for -33 yds on 38 tries. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 4.0% and his interception rate is 3.6%.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Commodores +15 and over 51.5 total points
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