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Tennessee Volunteers Host the Utah State Aggies in Week 1 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Utah State Aggies


Tennessee Volunteers
Sunday, August 31, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Neyland Stadium

The Aggies took six of their last seven games and finished last season with a win over Northern Illinois in the Poinsettia Bowl. Overall Utah State was 9-5 both SU and ATS and they also posted an impressive 8-2 ATS mark when favored.

The Volunteers were 1-4 both SU and ATS in their final five games of the season last year. Tennessee was a money-losing 5-7 ATS overall last season with a 2-3 ATS mark when favored.

Utah State Aggies vs Tennessee Volunteers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Utah State Aggies opened as 7-point underdogs in this one at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

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Computer Prediction: Utah State Aggies vs Tennessee Volunteers Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 37-19 win for the Aggies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Utah State Aggies vs Tennessee Volunteers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Utah State Aggies have seen them go 9-5 and 9-5 ATS so far this season, while the Tennessee Volunteers are at 5-7 and 5-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Volunteers are 6-5-1, while the Aggies are 6-8. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tennessee vs Utah State injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 99-rated Tennessee Volunteers and the No. 24-ranked Utah State Aggies, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

How Utah State Aggies vs Tennessee Volunteers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Tennessee's No. 95-ranked offense, averaging 23.83 PPG, against a Utah State defense that ranks No. 7 this week at 17.07 PPG. The Tennessee aerial game is averaging 164.92 yards per game, less than the Utah State Aggies secondary allows through the air, 224.14 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Utah State Aggies feature the league's No. 15-rated road run defense, allowing 116 yards per game. Tennessee, meanwhile, ranks No. 79 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Utah State was a 21-14 winner on the road against Northern Illinois. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (35) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. In their last game, Utah State got a 143-yard performance from Joey DeMartino as a key part of its 21-14 win over Northern Illinois.

In their last action, Tennessee was a 27-14 winner on the road against Kentucky. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (41) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Rajion Neal tore up the turf for 134 rushing yards in the latest Volunteers game, a 27-14 win over the Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium.

Next Betting Matchups

Utah State home to Idaho State, Saturday, September 6th
Tennessee home to Arkansas State, Saturday, September 6th