Commodores open as underdog vs Razorbacks
Arkansas Razorbacks vs Vanderbilt Commodores Odds
Vanderbilt Stadium features a battle between the host Vanderbilt Commodores and the visiting Arkansas Razorbacks in betting action Saturday.
The Commodores sport records of 4-3 and 5-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Razorbacks sit at 6-1 and 4-3 ATS on the season. The over under records are 3-4 for the Commodores and 3-3-1 for the Razorbacks.
Betting Line: The Commodores were listed as 10-point underdogs at sportsbooks on the opening college football line.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Commodores sit at No. 78 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Razorbacks are at No. 79 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Razorbacks will win this game 42-30.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vanderbilt's No. 80-ranked offense (24.9 PPG) against a Razorbacks defense that ranks No. 34 at 21.7 PPG. The Commodores passing attack has averaged 140.1 yards per game, less than the Razorbacks give up through the air (203.4 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Razorbacks own the league's No. 65-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 174 yards per game when on the road. Vanderbilt, on the other hand, rates No. 27 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Arkansas was a 29-24 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Mississippi. They failed to cover the 16–point spread as favorites, while the total score (53) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Vanderbilt was a 44-21 winner in their most recent outing at home against Army. They covered the 11.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (65) made winners of OVER bettors.
Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 7-3
Vanderbilt Commodores Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 1-9
A few Razorbacks at Commodores trends to consider:
Arkansas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arkansas's last 7 games on the road
Arkansas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Vanderbilt is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vanderbilt's last 6 games
Vanderbilt is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games at home
Vanderbilt is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
Arkansas home to South Carolina, Saturday, November 5
Vanderbilt at Florida, Saturday, November 5