Volunteers face Commodores in Week 12 odds
Tennessee Volunteers vs Vanderbilt Commodores Odds
The NCAAF betting menu features a clash between Vanderbilt and Tennessee on Saturday, with the host Commodores trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.
The Commodores currently sports a record of 6-4, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-4 ATS. The Volunteers are 4-6 and 3-7 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Commodores post a 4-5 over under record this season, while the Volunteers have gone 9-0 against the number.
Betting Line: Bettors looking to back the visiting Volunteers in this one found them as 2-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: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 53-rated Commodores and the No. 80-rated Volunteers in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 37-31 win for the Commodores on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vanderbilt's No. 83-ranked offense (25.6 PPG) against a Volunteers defense that ranks No. 113 at 37 PPG. The Commodores passing attack has averaged 217.7 yards per game, less than the Volunteers give up through the air (289.7 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Volunteers own the league's No. 65-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 170.2 yards per game when on the road. Vanderbilt, on the other hand, rates No. 34 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Tennessee was a 51-48 loser in their most recent outing at home against Missouri. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (99) made winners of OVER bettors. In their last game, Tennessee's aerial attack generated 404 yards but it was the Tigers coming away with a 51-48 victory over Tennessee at Neyland Stadium.
Vanderbilt was a 27-26 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Mississippi. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (53) made winners of OVER bettors. Last time out, Mississippi could not slow down Jordan Matthews, who managed 153 receiving yards in the Commodores 27-26 victory over the Rebels Saturday.
Tennessee Volunteers Trends:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 1-9
Vanderbilt Commodores Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few Volunteers at Commodores trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tennessee's last 5 games
Tennessee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Vanderbilt
Tennessee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Vanderbilt
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tennessee's last 6 games on the road
Vanderbilt is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Vanderbilt's last 6 games when playing Tennessee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vanderbilt's last 5 games when playing at home against Tennessee
Vanderbilt is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Tennessee
Tennessee home to Kentucky, Saturday, November 24
Vanderbilt at Wake Forest, Saturday, November 24