Tennessee vs. Texas A&M Pick
When Tennessee and Texas A&M square off at 3:30PM ET on Saturday, will the SEC foes score enough points to push the score over the total?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Aggies are 7-point favorites versus the Volunteers after Tennessee opened as a 6.5-point underdog. As for the total, the number opened at 56 but has been bet down a half-point to 55.5.
The Volunteers remained unbeaten on the season with a dramatic 34-31 victory at Georgia last Saturday in which they needed a Hail Mary completion in the waning seconds. Quarterback Joshua Dobbs chucked a desperation pass to the end zone with the seconds ticking off the clock and Jauan Jennings came down with the 43-yard reception as time ran out. Tennessee is now 5-0 on the year but just 2-3 against the spread after failing to cover the 3.5-point spread versus UGA.
The Aggies also enter play this week unbeaten after knocking off South Carolina 24-13 as a 19.5-point favorite last week. Texas A&M is now 5-0 straight up and 4-1 against the spread, with its lone failed cover coming in that win over the Gamecocks. Trevor Knight was 23-of-40 passing for 206 yards and one interception in the win. He also added 12 rushes for 84 yards and a touchdown on the ground.
OUR PICK: The over is 5-2 in the Volunteers' last seven games overall, is 5-0 in their last five games versus an opponent with a winning record, and is 5-1 in their last six games coming off a win. The over has also cashed in five of Tennessee's last seven road games versus a team with a winning home record and is 5-2 in Texas A&M's last seven home games versus an opponent with a winning road record.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 6 PICK: TENNESSEE/TEXAS A&M OVER 55.5