Commodores open as underdog vs Tigers
Vanderbilt Commodores vs Missouri Tigers Odds
Memorial Stadium will feature Tigers vs. Commodores on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 6 action.
They battle the Commodores, currently with a 1-3 mark (2-2 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 1-3 for the Tigers and 1-2 for the Commodores.
Betting Line: Bettors looking to back the visiting Commodores in this one found them as 7.5-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.
Power Rankings / Prediction: This game matches up the No. 38 (Tigers) and the No. 21 (Commodores) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 27-23 result in favor of the Tigers is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Missouri's No. 66-ranked offense, averaging 27.4 PPG, against a Commodores defense that ranks No. 47 this week at 22 PPG. The Tigers aerial game is averaging 211 yards per game, more than the Commodores secondary allows through the air, 141.8 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Commodores own the league's No. 104-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 246.5 yards per game when on the road. Missouri, on the other hand, rates No. 77 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
In their last action, Vanderbilt was a 48-3 loser on the road against Georgia. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (51) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Last time out for the the Commodores, they were scorched by WinningWR for 119 receiving yards against the Bulldogs in a 48-3 loss at Sanford Stadium.
Last time out for Missouri, they were a 21-16 winner as they battled Central Florida on the road. Missouri covered in the match as a 1.5-point underdog, while 37 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Central Florida was unable to contain Kendial Lawrence in its last action Saturday and the result was a 21-16 Week 5 loss against the Tigers.
Vanderbilt Commodores Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 2-8
Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few Commodores at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Vanderbilt's last 23 games on the road
Vanderbilt is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Vanderbilt is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Vanderbilt is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Missouri is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
Missouri is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Vanderbilt home to Florida, Saturday, October 13
Missouri home to Alabama, Saturday, October 13