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Volunteers visit Kentucky Wildcats in Week 9 College Football Betting Clash

The Kentucky Wildcats host Tennessee on Saturday, looking to build on their 2-5 ATS mark against the 3-4 Volunteers in NCAA college football betting action at Commonwealth Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the Kentucky Wildcats here saw them at Bovada as -5.5-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Earlier, Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game picked a 31-24 victory for the Wildcats. That score may change during the week, if injury or weather factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tennessee Volunteers will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-6 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Kentucky Wildcats are 2-5 ATS. Tennessee is 2-5 against the over under total, while Kentucky is 2-5 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kentucky vs Tennessee injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 60-rated Kentucky Wildcats and the No. 82-rated Tennessee Volunteers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Kentucky Wildcats No. 92-ranked offense (24.57 PPG) against a Tennessee Volunteers defense that ranks No. 69 at 26.86 PPG. The Kentucky Wildcats passing attack has averaged 201.71 yards per game, more than the Tennessee Volunteers give up through the air (158.14 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Tennessee Volunteers own the league's No. 128-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 325 yards per game when on the road. Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 97 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tennessee was hammered in its last outing, as Alabama ran up a 45-7 score against them at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Kentucky was hammered in its last outing, as Mississippi State ran up a 45-7 score against them at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.

Betting Trends
  • Tennessee is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Tennessee is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • Tennessee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee's last 5 games
  • Kentucky is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Kentucky is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Kentucky is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Kentucky is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tennessee home to Southern Miss, Saturday, November 4th
Kentucky home to Ole Miss, Saturday, November 4th