Oklahoma vs. Tennessee Trends
Two ranked teams meet up this weekend when No. 23 Tennessee hosts No. 19 Oklahoma. Who are the trends backing in this big non-conference clash?
According to oddsmakers at GTBets, this game is currently listed as even, with neither team being given any points. The over/under total for the contest is currently listed at 61.5 points. These two will meet on Saturday night at 6PM ET on ESPN.
These two met last season in Oklahoma with the Sooners getting a 34-10 win, covering a 21-point spread in the process. The two hit the under, as the total was set at 58 points. Oklahoma opened the season with a 41-3 win at home over Akron, covering a 31-point spread while going under the 57-point total. Tennessee earned a 59-30 home win over Bowling Green last week, covering a 21.5-point spread while going over the 67.5-point total.
When it comes to trends to consider in this game, they seem to back the Vols. Tennessee is 5-1 against the spread in its last 6 home games and 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on grass. Oklahoma is just 2-5 against the spread in its last 7 against SEC opponents and 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games after a win.
The over appears to be the strong trend when it comes to the total for this game. Oklahoma is 7-1-1 with the over in its last 9 road games and 5-1-1 with the over in its last 7 when playing a team with a winning home record. Tennessee has hit the over in 8 straight after allowing more than 280 passing yards in their previous game, which they allowed 433 to Bowling Green. The Vols are also 4-0-1 with the over in their last 5 home games.