Recap - Tigers Defeat Tennessee 16-14
|Recap - Tigers Defeat Tennessee 16-14|
Stevan Ridley ran for 123 yards as LSU handled Tennessee by a score of 16-14 on Saturday at Tiger Stadium.
LSU did not, however, defeat the Volunteers against the spread, which closed at 16.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 43.5.
Jarrett Lee completed 16 of 23 pass attempts for 185 yards for the Tigers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Volunteers defense.
Tauren Poole rushed for 109 yards for Tennessee, while Denarius Moore added 16 yards. Matt Simms threw for 121 yards for the Volunteers, while receivers Gerald Jones and Justin Hunter had 46 and 37 yards respectively.
Tennessee lost the offensive yardage battle to LSU 434-217 yards in Saturday's game. LSU had more first downs as that total ended up 20-12.
The time of possession battle favored Tennessee as their offense was on the field for 30:07, longer than the 29:53 of their opponents.
LSU looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Florida. Tennessee will aim to get back on the winning track at Georgia.