Vanderbilt Commodores vs Tennessee Volunteers Prediction, 11/27/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Vanderbilt Commodores vs Tennessee Volunteers
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Volunteers (-31)
The Tennessee Volunteers (6-5) will go up against the Vanderbilt Commodores (2-9) at Neyland Stadium on Saturday. Vanderbilt opens this game as 31-point underdogs. The over/under comes in at 62.5.
The Vanderbilt Commodores head into this matchup 2-9 this year. In their last game, the Commodores played the Ole Miss Rebels and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 31-17. Mike Wright went 22/44 with 241 yards passing. He had a QB rating of 91.5 and finished the contest with 1 pick. Rocko Griffin was the rushing leader for the Commodores with 26 totes for 117 yds (4.5 yards per attempt). The Vanderbilt Commodores ended up rushing 49 different times and accounted for 213 yards, which came out to an average of 4.3 yards per attempt. In all, they tallied 93 plays which gave them 454 yards. Vanderbilt relinquished 27 completions on 36 tries for 326 yds, and a completion percentage of 75.0%. Against the rush, the Commodores gave up 144 yards on 29 tries, which is an average of 5.0 yds per run allowed.
When talking about putting points on the board, the Vanderbilt Commodores have an average of 15.3 PPG. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 124.1 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 103rd in the country. The Commodores have earned 3,431 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Vanderbilt has amassed 11 touchdowns through the air and 6 rushing touchdowns. Vanderbilt has compiled 194 1st downs as a unit, and they have been hurt by 62 infractions for 498 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 18 different times.
Concerning passing yards, the Commodores are allowing 3,010 yards which puts them in 131st in college football. They have yielded 273.6 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 66.1%. For the year, they are granting 459.9 yards per contest ranking them 131st in the nation. They have allowed 28 touchdowns through the air and 19 touchdowns on the ground. The opposition is running for 5.4 yards per rushing attempt and 186.3 rushing yards per game on the campaign. For the year, they have allowed 2,049 running yards through 11 outings. The Commodores are ranked 131st in college football in terms of their opponents scoring, allowing 35.0 points per game.
Get all of our College Football Expert Picks
The Volunteers head into this game 6-5 for this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Volunteers got the victory with a final of 60-14 when they played the South Alabama Jaguars. Jaylen Wright ran the ball 13 times for 83 yards, finishing the contest with 6.4 yds per attempt for Tennessee. Hendon Hooker (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 273 yards on 17/20 through the air while his quarterback rating was 232.7. He didn't toss any picks and his Y/A was 13.7. Tennessee conceded 37 running attempts for 69 yards (1.9 yards per carry). The Volunteers passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 59.4%, relinquishing 216 yards on 19 for 32 passing. The Volunteers finished the contest with a total of 561 yards and they ran 72 plays (7.8 yards per play). Tennessee ran for 5.8 yds per carry, totaling 250 yds on 43 attempts.
The Tennessee Volunteers hold an average of 460.2 yards/contest, which has them ranked 16th in D-1. The Tennessee offense has 620 yds of penalties on 72 infractions, which is 49th in Division 1 in terms of making mistakes. For the year to this point, the Volunteers currently sit at 2,809 passing yards as well as an average of 255.4 passing yards per contest, which ranks 45th in Division 1. When discussing how much they score, the Volunteers rank 11th in Division 1 holding an average of 38.3 points per outing.
Tennessee has given up a total of 1,723 yards via the ground game (156.6 yards per game) and 22 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the year. They have surrendered 17 touchdowns from the passing game and 255.5 yards/contest, which has them in 115th in Division 1. The Volunteers defense has been on the field for 855 plays, which is good for 140th in college football. The Volunteers are allowing 28.1 PPG, which has them ranked 97th in college football. This year, they have given up 309 pts.
Who will win tonight's Commodores/Volunteers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Volunteers -31
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of this Weeks Free College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert College Football Picks
Tennessee Volunteers - Twitter
Vanderbilt Commodores - Twitter