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    One of the best wideouts in college football will be on show when Jalin Hyatt and the Tennessee Volunteers (7-0) host the Kentucky Wildcats (5-2) on Saturday, October 29, 2022.

    The Volunteers are expected to win by double digits (currently -12.5) versus the Wildcats. The over/under for this matchup is 63.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Tennessee vs. Kentucky

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 29, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
    • Stadium: Neyland Stadium
    Volunteers vs Wildcats Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Volunteers -12.5 -111 -110 63.5 -110 -111 -476 +355

    Tennessee Betting Insights

    • Kentucky’s ATS record is 5-2-0 this season.
    • Out of Kentucky’s seven games with a set total, one has hit the over (14.3%).

    Tennessee Stats & Insights

    • Tennessee ranks 103rd in total defense this year (420.7 yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on the offensive side of the ball, ranking best in the FBS with 571.7 total yards per game.
    • Tennessee has the 48th-ranked defense this year (23.1 points allowed per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking best with 50.1 points per game.
    • Tennessee sports the second-best offense this season in terms of passing yards (368.9 passing yards per game), but ranks second-worst on defense (329.7 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Tennessee has been a handful for opposing teams in the running game, ranking top-25 in both rushing offense (25th-best with 202.9 rushing yards per game) and rushing defense (ninth-best with 91.0 rushing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • On offense, Tennessee has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 12th-best in the FBS by putting up a 51.5% third-down percentage. The defense ranks 32nd on defense (33.0% third-down conversion rate allowed).
    • With 13 forced turnovers (25th in the FBS) against eight turnovers committed (32nd in the FBS), Tennessee’s +5 turnover margin is the 25th-best in college football.

    Tennessee’s Best Players

    • Hendon Hooker has thrown for 2,093 yards (299.0 ypg) to lead Tennessee, completing 70.6% of his passes and tossing 18 touchdown passes compared to one interception this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 315 rushing yards on 63 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • Jaylen Wright has racked up 405 yards on 85 carries while finding the end zone four times as a runner.
    • This season, Jabari Small has carried the ball 89 times for 397 yards (56.7 per game) and eight touchdowns.
    • Hyatt’s leads his squad with 769 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 40 receptions (out of 51 targets) and scored 12 touchdowns.
    • Bru McCoy has put together a 397-yard season so far with two touchdowns, reeling in 24 passes on 35 targets.
    • Ramel Keyton’s 20 catches are good enough for 357 yards and three touchdowns.
    • Byron Young paces the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has 3.0 TFL and 15 tackles.
    • Tennessee’s top-tackler, Aaron Beasley, has 39 tackles and 2.0 TFL this year.
    • Trevon Flowers has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 38 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and two passes defended to his name.

    Kentucky Betting Insights

    • Kentucky’s ATS record is 5-2-0 this year.
    • In Kentucky’s seven games with a set total, one has hit the over (14.3%).

    Kentucky Stats & Insights

    • Kentucky has been excelling on the defensive side of the ball, surrendering just 295.4 total yards per game (14th-best). Offensively, it ranks 82nd by putting up 373.7 total yards per game.
    • Kentucky has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, allowing just 16.4 points per game (11th-best). Offensively, it ranks 84th by racking up 26.4 points per game.
    • Kentucky has been excelling on pass defense, giving up only 178.3 passing yards per game (15th-best). Offensively, it ranks 52nd in the FBS by piling up 260.3 passing yards per game.
    • Kentucky’s rushing offense has been bottom-25 this season, compiling 113.4 rushing yards per game, which ranks 21st-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 27th with 117.1 rushing yards surrendered per contest.
    • Kentucky’s defense has been dominant on third down, allowing a 30.9% third-down conversion percentage (22nd-best). Offensively, it ranks 47th in the FBS with a 42.7% third-down rate.
    • After forcing eight turnovers (96th in the FBS) and turning the ball over 12 times (89th in the FBS) this season, Kentucky owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -4.

    Kentucky’s Best Players

    • Will Levis has racked up 1,635 yards (233.6 ypg) while completing 69.5% of his passes and collecting 13 touchdown passes with five interceptions this season.
    • Christopher Rodriguez Jr. has run the ball 72 times for 395 yards, with three touchdowns.
    • Kavosiey Smoke has taken 55 carries and totaled 275 yards with one touchdown.
    • Tayvion Robinson has totaled 25 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 392 (56.0 yards per game). He’s been targeted 29 times and has three touchdowns.
    • Barion Brown has racked up 350 receiving yards (50.0 yards per game) and two touchdowns on 24 receptions.
    • Dane Key’s 27 targets have resulted in 20 receptions for 322 yards and three touchdowns.
    • DeAndre Square, the team’s tackle and sacks leader, has recorded 1.0 sack, 2.0 TFL, 40 tackles, and one interception.
    • Jordan Wright leads the team with one interception, while also collecting 17 tackles, 4.0 TFL, one sack, and one pass defended.
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