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Tennessee Covering Against The Best Teams

The Tennessee Volunteers have been a safe play when they go up against stiff competition, as the Vols are 6-1 ATS in their past seven games against teams with winning records. The Volunteers will have a tough task facing them when they travel to College Station to take on the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday.

Shark Bites
  • Texas A&M is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games at home.
  • The UNDER is 5-1 in Texas A&M’s past 6 games within the SEC.
  • Tennessee is 6-0 SU in its past 6 games within the SEC.

High drama has permeated Tennessee's games this season, as the club has come from behind in four of its five victories. The Vols have started much too slow, as they have been outscored by 26 points through the first half this season, though they end strong with a +78 scoring margin in the second half.

Texas A&M has been extremely explosive offensively with Trevor Knight at the helm. Six different rushers have averaged more than five yards per carry while five receivers are averaging 14-plus yards per catch.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Tennessee Volunteers in this one found them as 6.5-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.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 32-30 win for the Aggies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Tennessee Volunteers vs Texas A&M Aggies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Tennessee Volunteers have seen them go 5-0 and 2-3 ATS so far this season, while the Texas A&M Aggies are at 5-0 and 4-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Aggies are 1-3-1, while the Volunteers are 3-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas A&M vs Tennessee injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 47 (Texas A&M Aggies) and the No. 20 (Tennessee Volunteers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Texas A&M's No. 32-ranked offense, averaging 39.2 PPG, against a Tennessee defense that ranks No. 46 this week at 23 PPG. The Texas A&M aerial game is averaging 262.4 yards per game, more than the Tennessee Volunteers secondary allows through the air, 211.8 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Tennessee Volunteers own the league's No. 67-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 181 yards per game when on the road. Texas A&M, on the other hand, rates No. 13 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Volunteers grabbed a Week 5 victory over the Bulldogs in their last game, winning 34-31 at Sanford Stadium.

The Aggies grabbed a Week 5 victory over the Gamecocks in their last game, winning 24-13 at Williams-Brice Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Tennessee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tennessee's last 7 games
  • Tennessee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Tennessee is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games on the road
  • Texas A&M is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas A&M is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas A&M's last 10 games
  • Texas A&M is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tennessee home to Alabama, Saturday, October 15th
Texas A&M at Alabama, Saturday, October 22nd

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