Kentucky Wildcats vs Vanderbilt Commodores Prediction, 11/13/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kentucky Wildcats vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Commodores (+22.5)
The Kentucky Wildcats (6-3) are hitting the road to Vanderbilt Stadium on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Vanderbilt Commodores (2-7). Vanderbilt opens this contest as 22.5-point dogs from oddsmakers. The betting total comes in at 52.
The Kentucky Wildcats head into this matchup 6-3 this season. In their last matchup, the Wildcats took the field against the Tennessee Volunteers and took a loss by a final of 45-42. Will Levis connected on 31/49 with 372 yds through the air and 3 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 143.2 and ended the game with 1 pick. Christopher Rodriguez Jr. was the rushing leader for the Wildcats with 22 totes for 109 yds (5.0 yds per carry). At the end of the game, they tallied 99 plays which converted into 612 yards. The Kentucky Wildcats ran the rock 49 times and totaled 225 yards, which is an average of 4.6 yards per attempt. Against the run, the Wildcats conceded 332 yds on 48 attempts, which is an average of 6.9 yards per run allowed. Kentucky relinquished 22 completions on 42 tries for a total of 283 yds, and a completion percentage of 52.4%.
Concerning scoring points, the Kentucky Wildcats have an average of 28.7 PPG. As a team they average 180.8 yards rushing which ranks them 48th in D-1. The Wildcats have racked up 3,542 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Kentucky has amassed 17 touchdowns via the pass and 15 rushing touchdowns. Kentucky has accrued 194 1st downs as an offense, and they have been called for 45 infractions for 385 yds. They have surrendered the football 17 times.
Regarding yards via the pass, the Wildcats are allowing 2,039 yards which ranks them 77th in college football. They have relinquished 226.6 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 66.2%. During this campaign, they have allowed 366.7 yards/game putting them at 70th in the country. They have granted 16 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 9 touchdowns via the ground game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.1 yards per rush and 140.1 yards on the ground per game on the campaign. Over the course of this year, they have given up 1,261 rushing yards through 9 games. The Wildcats are ranked 65th in college football when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 23.4 points per contest.
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The Commodores come into this matchup with a record of 2-7 this year. For their last game, the Commodores walked away with a loss by a score of 37-28 when they faced the Missouri Tigers. Mike Wright (3 touchdowns) walked away from the contest with 122 yards on 14/28 through the air while his QB rating was 114.8. He tossed 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 4.4. Patrick Smith carried the rock 17 times for 95 yards, finishing the contest with 5.6 yds per carry for Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt rushed for 7.0 yards per carry, finishing the game with 258 yds on 37 attempts. The Commodores finished the contest with a total of 380 yards on 65 plays (5.8 yds per play). The Commodores passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 78.6%, relinquishing 218 yds on 22 out of 28 through the air. Vanderbilt relinquished 44 attempts on the ground for 284 yards (6.5 yards per carry).
The Vanderbilt Commodores have an average of 301.2 yards/game, which has them sitting 122nd in Division 1. The Vanderbilt offense has totaled 428 penalty yards on 49 infractions, which ranks 97th in college football in terms of helping out the other team. For the season to this point, the Commodores have racked up 1,655 yards via the pass as well as an average of 183.9 throwing yards per outing, which ranks 110th in the country. When looking at the points being put on the board, the Commodores are ranking 128th in D-1 with an average of 14.9 PPG.
Vanderbilt has surrendered a total of 1,669 yards via the ground game (185.4 yards per game) in addition to 16 touchdowns via the rush for the year. They have given up 23 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 278.6 yards per game, ranking them 134th in the nation. The Commodores defense has been on the field for 626 plays, which has them sitting 87th in the country. The Commodores are relinquishing 35.6 points per game, which has them ranked 130th in college football. In total, they have given up 320 points.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Commodores college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Commodores +22.5
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