SEC foes will clash when the No. 5 Tennessee Volunteers (9-1) meet the South Carolina Gamecocks (6-4).
Tennessee vs. South Carolina Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 23.5 points, with bookmakers listing Tennessee as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Tennessee has -2049 odds to pick up the win, while South Carolina is listed at +945 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 66.5 points.
How to Watch Tennessee vs. South Carolina Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Columbia, South Carolina
- Stadium: Williams-Brice Stadium
On the offensive side of the ball, Tennessee has been a top-25 unit, ranking best in the FBS by averaging 543.7 yards per game. The defense ranks 86th (392.6 yards allowed per game). Tennessee has the 37th-ranked defense this year (21.9 points allowed per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking best with 47.4 points per game. Tennessee owns the second-best offense this season in terms of passing yards (348.2 passing yards per game), but ranks eighth-worst on the defensive side of the ball (288 passing yards allowed per game). Tennessee has the 28th-ranked offense this year in terms of rushing yards (195.5 per game), and has been more effective on defense, ranking 11th-best with only 104.6 rushing yards allowed per game. Tennessee is averaging a 45.5% third-down percentage on offense, which ranks them 29th in the FBS. On the other side of the ball, the defense ranks 26th, surrendering a 33.1% third-down percentage. Tennessee has forced 19 total turnovers (18th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 10 times (16th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +9, the eighth-best in college football.
South Carolina ranks 91st with 355.1 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 79th with 386 total yards ceded per contest on the defensive side of the ball. South Carolina ranks 66th in the FBS with 28.6 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 69th with 26.2 points allowed per game on defense. From an offensive perspective, South Carolina is compiling 227.9 passing yards per game (70th-ranked). It ranks 28th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (194 passing yards given up per game). South Carolina’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in run defense this season, ceding 192 rushing yards per game, which ranks 19th-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 98th with 127.2 rushing yards per contest. South Carolina is posting a 38% third-down conversion rate on offense this season (73rd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing a 41.8% third-down rate (97th-ranked) on defense. With 16 forced turnovers (41st in the FBS) and 23 turnovers committed (129th in the FBS) this season, South Carolina ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -7.
Tennessee vs. South Carolina Betting Analysis
Tennessee Betting Insights
Tennessee has covered the spread in a matchup eight times this season (8-2-0). In games they have played as 23.5-point favorites or more, Tennessee has a perfect ATS record of 3-0. This season, six Tennessee games have gone over the point total. The Volunteers have yet to lose a game they were the moneyline favorite this season, going 5-0. The Volunteers have yet to play a game with moneyline odds of -2049 or shorter.
Gamecocks Betting Insights
South Carolina has covered the spread five times in 10 games with a set total. South Carolina has yet to cover a spread (0-1) when playing as at least 23.5-point underdogs. This year, South Carolina games have hit the over five times. The Gamecocks have been underdogs in five games this season and won two (40%) of those contests. This season, the Gamecocks have won one of their two games when they’re the underdog by at least +945 on the moneyline.
Tennessee vs. South Carolina Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||64.5||64.7||63.8|
|Implied Total AVG||41.8||44.9||34.7|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||5-0||3-0||2-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||1-1||1-0||0-1|
|Point Total AVG||53.2||54.1||51.9|
|Implied Total AVG||33.6||36.3||29.5|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||3-1||2-1||1-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||2-3||1-1||1-2|
Players to Watch
- The Volunteers’ defensive unit has been aided by the contributions of Trevon Flowers, who has suited up for 10 games and delivered 52 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and two interceptions.
- Jeremy Banks has played 10 games, amassing 45 tackles and four TFL for the Volunteers.
- The Volunteers’ defense has been aided by the contributions of Aaron Beasley, who has suited up for 10 games and recorded 51 tackles and four TFL.
- A big contributor to the Volunteers’ defensive unit, Byron Young has 24 tackles, four TFL, and five sacks in 10 games.
- As a tone-setter on defense, the Gamecocks’ Jordan Burch has compiled 35 tackles, five TFL, and 3.5 sacks in 10 games.
- In 10 games for the Gamecocks, Tonka Hemingway has totaled 21 tackles, four TFL, and three sacks.
- The Gamecocks’ Sherrod Greene has amassed one interception to go with 34 tackles, one TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one pass defended in 10 games.
- DQ Smith has amassed one interception to go with 23 tackles, one sack, and one pass defended In 10 games for the Gamecocks.
Tennessee vs. South Carolina Predictions and Pick
Tennessee vs. South Carolina betting card
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Our prediction to win this matchup is Tennessee, and we project that South Carolina will cover the spread (Tennessee -23.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 66.5 points.