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Commodores face Volunteers in Week 13 odds

Vanderbilt Commodores Tennessee Volunteers
6-4 November 23, 2013, 07:00 | Neyland Stadium 4-6



Week 13 action on Saturday will see the Volunteers looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Commodores visit Neyland Stadium.

The Volunteers sport a record of 4-6 and 4-6 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Commodores sit at 6-4 and 5-5 ATS on the season. The over under records are 6-3-1 for the Volunteers and 6-4 for the Commodores.

View Vanderbilt Commodores vs Tennessee Volunteers Odds and Stats.

On the opening line for this matchup, the Volunteers sat as -2.5-point favorites, according to 5Dimes. The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Volunteers at No. 89 and the Commodores at No. 64 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 31-20 result in favor of the Commodores.

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Last time out for Vanderbilt, they were a 22-6 winner as they battled Kentucky at home. Vanderbilt covered in the match as a 12-point favorite, while 28 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Rajion Neal went over the 100-yard mark (124) in his team's latest effort, but Auburn still defeated Tennessee by a score of 55-23.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tennessee's No. 87-ranked offense (24.9 PPG) against a Commodores defense that ranks No. 64 at 26.5 PPG. The Volunteers passing attack has averaged 172.7 yards per game, less than the Commodores give up through the air (224.4 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Commodores own the league's No. 28-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 135 yards per game when on the road. Tennessee, on the other hand, rates No. 31 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Commodores at Volunteers trends to consider:
Vanderbilt is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games
Vanderbilt is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vanderbilt's last 6 games
Vanderbilt is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Tennessee is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Tennessee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Tennessee's last 20 games
Tennessee is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games at home


Next up:
Vanderbilt home to Wake Forest, Saturday, November 30th
Tennessee at Kentucky, Saturday, November 30th