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College Football Betting Preview: Tennessee Vols vs. UConn Huskies

November 4, 2023


The UConn Huskies will travel to Knoxville, Tennessee to face the 17th-ranked Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium on Saturday afternoon in week 10 of the college football season with the game scheduled to kickoff at 12:00 PM ET and airing on the SEC Network.

UConn enters this game with a record of 1-7 following a 14-21 loss on the road against the Boston College Eagles while covering the 14.5-point spread as a road underdog in week 9 of the college football season. The Huskies scored 14 points while compiling a total of 222 yards offensively which included 130 passing yards and 92 rushing yards while allowing 21 points and 433 total yards defensively which included 187 passing yards and 246 rushing yards. 

Ta’Quan Roberson led the team in passing, completing 11 of 24 attempts for 130 yards. Cam Edwards led the team in rushing with 16 carries for 89 yards and a touchdown while adding two receptions for 35 yards. Geordon Porter led the team in receiving, catching three of six targets for 47 yards.

The Tennessee Volunteers enter this game ranked 17th in the College Football Playoff rankings with a record of 6-2 following a 33-27 win on the road against the Kentucky Wildcats while covering the 4-point spread as a road favorite in week 9 of the college football season. Tennessee scored 33 points while compiling a total of 489 yards offensively which included 236 passing yards and 253 rushing yards while allowing 27 points and 450 total yards defensively which included 378 passing yards and 72 rushing yards. 

Joe Milton III led the team in passing, completing 17 of 20 attempts for 236 yards and a touchdown while adding 25 rushing yards on 10 attempts. Jaylen Wright led the team in rushing with 11 carries for 120 yards and a touchdown while adding two receptions for 13 yards. Dont’e Thornton Jr. led the team in receiving, catching all three targets for 63 yards.

BookMaker has the Tennessee Volunteers listed as 35-point favorites at home against the UConn Huskies on Saturday afternoon in week 10 of the college football season. This will be the first time in the history of these two programs that they will face each other in college football. The UConn Huskies are 4-4 ATS overall, 2-1 ATS on the road, and 4-2 ATS as an underdog this season while the Tennessee Volunteers are 5-3 ATS overall, 3-1 ATS at home, and 5-2 ATS as a favorite this season.

UConn is one of the worst teams in college football this season with a record of 1-7 while Tennessee is a Top 25 team that has also been one of the better teams at covering the spread at home going 3-1 ATS at home while also being the better team at covering the spread this year going 5-3 ATS overall while UConn is 4-4 ATS overall which is why I am laying the points with the Tennessee Volunteers when they host the UConn Huskies on Saturday afternoon in week 10 of the college football season. 

Spooky Express Pick: Tennessee Volunteers -35