The Tennessee Volunteers will travel in SEC conference play when they face the Alabama Crimson Tide in an NCAA college football game scheduled for Saturday afternoon.
Kick off time from Alabama is scheduled for 3:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by CBS TV.
The betting odds from this college football game have the home team Alabama Crimson Tide favored by –27 points with the total released in a few days.
The Volunteers improved to 4-3 on the 2013 campaign following a 23-21 home victory last week to the South Carolina Gamecocks as a +7 point betting odds underdog. The game total landed at under 55 ½ points. The Volunteers opened up the 17-7 first half lead.
They put up 325 yards of offense with 146 running for 3 ½ yards per run. Justin Worley completes 19 of 34 passes for 179 yards and a touchdown. The team won the turnover battle by a +2 margin. On defense they give up 384 yards to the Gamecocks offense with 218 running for over 5 yards per carry. Tennessee got off the field 71% of the time defending third downs and allowed just 8 of 22 pass completions to South Carolina.
Alabama is now 7-0 this season following a 52-0 home victory last week to the Arkansas Razorbacks as a -29 ½ point betting favorite. The game total landed over 47 ½ points. The Crimson Tide went up 28-0 at the half.
They pushed across 532 yards offensively with 352 running for 9 ½ yards per carry. A.J. McCarron hits on 15 of 21 throws for 180 yards and three touchdowns. Freshman Derrick Henry had six rushing attempts and ran for 111 yards with a touchdown. The team forced 3 Arkansas turnovers and gave none back. On defense Alabama allowed Arkansas 256 yards with 165 running for four yards a carry.