|2013 ABC College Football Week 3 Odds & Spread: Tennessee vs. Oregon|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 12 September 2013 08:00|
Tennessee vs. Oregon Odds
Oregon is 2-0 on the season, 2-0 against the spread and 1-0 at home. Tennessee is 2-0 on the season, 1-1 against the spread and playing in its first road game. These two met in 2010 with Oregon picking up a 48-13 win on the road.
Trends show that that Oregon is 7-1 against the spread in its last 8 games following a win and 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home while Tennessee is 0-4 ATS in its last 4 games against Pac-12 opponents.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oregon is the clear favorite at home, as the Ducks have odds of -27.5 points against the Volunteers. The over/under total for the game has been set at 70 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Oregon favored by 22 points, but the spread has been rising quickly since, not at its peak of Oregon -27.5 points. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 70 points.
Oregon is not missing a beat under new head coach Mark Helfrich, as the Ducks are averaging 62.5 points per game and 664.5 yards per game. The defense has looked strong thus far as well, allowing just 13 points over two games. Quarterback Marcus Mariota has thrown for 433 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 235 yards and three scores. DeAnthony Thomas has added 252 rushing yards and five scores.
Tennessee is off to a great start, as it is coming off a 52-20 win over Western Kentucky to start 2-0 under new coach Butch Jones, but the Volunteers have yet to face a team like Oregon. Tennessee is currently outscoring opponents 97-20 through two games. Rajion Neal has 215 rushing yards and four touchdowns this season while quarterback Justin Worley has thrown for 246 yards and four scores.
In terms of Injuries, Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown is questionable with an undisclosed injury while Tennessee linebacker Curt Maggitt is questionable with a knee injury and defensive back Riyahd Jones is questionable with a calf injury.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Oregon, as the Ducks are getting 81% of the wagers with odds of -27.5 points against Tennessee.