The Tennessee Volunteers will travel in SEC conference play to face the Missouri Tigers in an NCAA college football game set for Saturday night.
Kick off time from Missouri is set for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.
The college football odds have the home side Missouri Tigers favored by -11 points with an over under line set at 55 1/2 points.
Tennessee is 4-4 on the year following a 45-10 road defeat last week to the Alabama Crimson Tide as a +28 point betting odds underdog. The game finished at over 50 points. The Volunteers fell behind 35-0 at the half.
The team gained 322 offensive yards with127 running for 4 ½ yards per carry. Tennessee struggled to sustain drives going 3 of 12 on third down. Justin Worley hit on 8 of 15 passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns. On defense the Volunteers gave up 479 yards to the Crimson Tide with 204 rushing for 5 ½ yards per attempt.
Missouri suffered their first loss of the year to go to 7-1 after a 27-24 home defeat in overtime last week to the South Carolina Gamecocks as a -3 point betting favorite. The game total landed at under 54 points. The Tigers blew a 17-0 lead after three quarters.
The team put up 404 yards of offense with 155 running for under four yards a carry. Maty Mauk completed 10 of 25 passes for 249 yards with a touchdown and pick. The Tigers had trouble on third down by converting 4 of 14 times. Missouri had a +2 turnover margin. On defense the club allowed South Carolina 498 yards with 423 yards coming from their passing game.