Texas A&M Aggies vs Tennessee Volunteers Prediction, 10/14/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs Tennessee Volunteers
Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023
Location: Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Volunteers (-10)
Neyland Stadium is the site where the Tennessee Volunteers (4-1) will play the Texas A&M Aggies (4-2) on Saturday, October 14, 2023. Texas A&M opens this matchup as 10-point underdogs. The total has been set at 56.
The Texas A&M Aggies step onto the field holding a record of 4-2 for this season. In their last matchup, the Aggies faced the Alabama Crimson Tide and took a loss by a final of 26-20. Max Johnson went 14/25 with 239 yds through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rating of 141.5 and ended the contest with 1 pick. Le'Veon Moss was the leader on the ground for the Aggies with 16 totes for 49 yards (3.1 yds per attempt). The Texas A&M Aggies ran the football 35 different times and totaled 67 yds, earning them an average of 1.9 yards per carry. In the game, they tallied 60 plays for 306 yds. Texas A&M conceded 21 pass completions on 33 tries for a total of 321 yds, and a completion rate of 63.6%. On the ground, the Aggies gave up 23 yards on 26 tries, which averages out to 0.9 yards per rush allowed.
The Aggies have earned 2,523 total yards this year. When it comes to scoring, Texas A&M has compiled 15 passing touchdowns and 8 rushing touchdowns. They have given the ball to the opposition 8 different times. Texas A&M has amassed 132 first downs offensively, and they have been hurt by 41 penalties for 303 yards. As a team they're holding an average of 144.8 yards in the run game which ranks them 81st in college football. When talking about scoring points, the Texas A&M Aggies hold an average of 35.5 points per game.
The Aggies are sitting in 36th in the nation when it comes to team defense, allowing 19.8 points per game. The opposition is running for 2.6 yards per tote and 84.0 rushing yards per game for the year. Overall, they have given up 504 rushing yards through 6 games. Regarding yards through the air, the Aggies have conceded 1,109 yds which has them ranked 37th in the country. They have given up 184.8 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 55.5%. For the year, they have relinquished 268.8 yards per game ranking them 10th in D-1. They have granted 9 touchdowns by air as well as 1 touchdown pounding the rock.
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The Volunteers come into this matchup with a record of 4-1 for this season. In their last game, the Volunteers went home victorious with a score of 41-20 when they faced the South Carolina Gamecocks. Joe Milton (1 touchdown) finished the contest with 239 yards on 21/32 through the air while his quarterback rating was 126.2. He had 2 picks and his average yards per attempt was 7.5. Jaylen Wright ran the ball 16 times for 123 yards, ending the contest with 7.7 yards per attempt for Tennessee. The Volunteers finished the game with a total of 477 yds while running 72 plays (6.6 yds per play). Tennessee ended up running for 6.0 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 238 yards on 40 carries. Tennessee relinquished 27 running attempts for 132 yds (4.9 yds per rush). The Volunteers pass defense conceded a completion rate of 69.4%, surrendering 201 yds on 25 out of 36 through the air.
In terms of their ability to score points, the Volunteers are ranked 23rd in the nation scoring 36.0 PPG. The Tennessee Volunteers have an average of 466.2 yards per game, ranking them 22nd in the nation. The Tennessee offense has totaled 300 yds of penalties on 36 violations, which has them ranked 59th in the country in terms of hurting your team. They have given away 3 picks while allowing opponents to recover 3 fumbles and they have recorded 109 1st downs. For the season thus far, the Volunteers have compiled 1,175 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 235.0 throwing yards per outing, which has them sitting 70th in the country. They maintain an average of 231.2 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 1,156 yards for this season.
The Volunteers are conceding 17.8 points per contest, which has them sitting 23rd in Division 1. Tennessee has conceded a total of 577 rushing yards (115.4 yards per game) as well as 6 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the season. This season, they have surrendered 89 points in total. They have yielded 4 touchdowns from the passing game and 192.8 yards/game, which has them ranked 28th in Division 1. The Volunteers defense has been on the field for 350 plays, which is 47th in the nation. Their defense has tallied 2 fumbles recovered and 4 interceptions so far this year.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Volunteers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Volunteers -10
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