Texas A&M Aggies vs Tennessee Volunteers Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs Tennessee Volunteers
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: Neyland Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Texas A&M (-13)
Kellen Mond and the Texas A&M Aggies (5-1) head to Neyland Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Tennessee Volunteers (2-4). Tennessee opens this matchup as 13-point underdogs. The O/U has been set at 54.
The last time they played, the Texas A&M Aggies faced the South Carolina Gamecocks and left there with a win by a score of 48-3. Isaiah Spiller led the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 52 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 131 yards on 18 carries which meant he was running for 7.3 yards per tote. Devon Achane was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 70 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 35.0 yards per catch in this contest. Kellen Mond went 16/26 with 224 yards by way of the pass and tossed 4 touchdowns. He walked away with no picks.
The Aggies have earned 2,662 total yards this season. Offensively they average 189.2 yards via the ground game which ranks them 38th in the nation. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Texas A&M has compiled 17 touchdowns via the pass and 10 touchdowns on the ground. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Texas A&M Aggies have an average of 33.3 points per game. In terms of passing yards, the Aggies are allowing 1,455 yds which ranks them 94th in the country. For the year, they have given up 338.2 yards per outing which has them ranked 39th in D-1. The Aggies are sitting in 55th in D-1 in terms of the opposition scoring, allowing 25.0 points per contest. They are allowing an average of 3.2 yards per rush and 95.7 rushing yards per contest on the season. In their 6 games played, they have relinquished 242.5 yards per outing via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 68.1%. During this campaign, they have given up 574 rushing yards through 6 games.
Kellen Mond has connected on 730 of his career 1,243 passes for a completion percentage of 58.7%. He is averaging 210.6 yds per outing. For his career, Mond has passed for a total of 8,847 yds with 68 touchdowns and 26 interceptions. He has a QB rating of 132.4 with a TD percentage of 5.5% and an interception rate of 2.1%. Since he has been in college, he has attempted running the football 398 times totaling 1,427 yards.
The last time they took the field, the Tennessee Volunteers faced the Arkansas Razorbacks and went home in defeat by a score of 24-13. Harrison Bailey went 6/9 with 65 yards by way of passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He gave away 2 interceptions for the game. Eric Gray paced the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 11 yards and he added 1 TD for this game. He scurried for 123 yards via 31 carries which gave him an average of 4.0 yards per carry. Josh Palmer was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 28 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 14.0 yards per catch for that contest.
During this campaign so far, the Volunteers currently have a total of 1,048 passing yards not to mention holding an average of 174.7 passing yards per outing, which is ranked 106th in Division 1. The Tennessee Volunteers are averaging 318.5 yards per game which has them ranked 107th in the country. They have an average of 143.8 yards per game on the ground and have run for 863 yards for the year. Concerning the points being put on the board, the Volunteers are 105th in Division 1 maintaining an average of 20.7 points per game. Tennessee has surrendered a total of 963 rushing yards (160.5 yards per contest) as well as 11 touchdowns on the ground on the campaign. The Volunteers are surrendering 31.5 PPG, which puts them 89th in college football. In total, they have surrendered 189 points in total. They have allowed 7 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 247.5 yards/outing, ranking them 91st in Division 1.
In the 10 games in his college career, Brian Maurer has completed 36 of his 80 tries for a total of 542 yards. He averages 54.2 yards per contest through the air with a 97.7 quarterback rating. Maurer has thrown for 2 touchdowns while tossing 5 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has taken off and run for 74 yards on 26 attempts. His TD rate on pass attempts is 2.5% and his interception rate is 6.3%.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Volunteers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Aggies -13
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