The Vanderbilt Commodores will hit the road in SEC conference action to face the Tennessee Volunteers coming off a bye week in an NCAA college football game set for Saturday night.
Start time from Tennessee is set for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN2.
The point spread from this week thirteen college football game has the home side Tennessee Volunteers favored by -3 points.
Vanderbilt has won two straight to become bowl eligible at 6-4 after a 22-6 home victory last week to the Kentucky Wildcats as a -11 point betting favorite. The game total landed at under 51 ½ points. Vanderbilt went up 9-6 at the half and held the Wildcats scoreless in the second half.
The Commodores offense produced 313 yards with 116 rushing for 3 yards per carry. Austyn Carta Samuels hit on 19 of 24 passes for 184 yards. The team survived 4 of 15 on third down. Vanderbilt had no turnovers and forced four away from Kentucky. On defense the Commodores allowed 262 yards to the Kentucky offense with 142 rushing for 3 ½ yards per attempt.
Tennessee has lost three straight to fall to 4-6 after a 55-23 home defeat two weeks ago to the Auburn Tigers as a +7 ½ point underdog. The game total landed at over 56 ½ points. The Volunteers fell behind by two touchdowns at the break and then gets outscored 21-3 in the second.
The Volunteers offense put up 354 yards with 226 rushing for over 5 yards a carry. Joshua Dobbs hit on 16 of 25 passes for 128 yards and a pick. The team had trouble sustaining drives going 4 of 13 on third down. The Tennessee defense allowed Auburn 479 yards with 444 rushing for 8 ½ yards per attempt.