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    One of the best rushers in college football will be on display when Re’Mahn Davis and the Kentucky Wildcats (5-2) host the Tennessee Volunteers (5-2) on Saturday, October 28, 2023.

    The Volunteers are the favorites (-3.5) in their game against the Wildcats, with the over/under at 51.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Volunteers are -178 and the Wildcats are +149.)

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    Game Info for Tennessee vs. Kentucky

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 28, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Lexington, Kentucky
    • Stadium: Kroger Field
    Tennessee vs Kentucky Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Tennessee -3.5 -110 -110 51.5 -108 -112 -178 +149

    Tennessee Pick Insights

    • So far this season, Tennessee has compiled a 4-2-0 record against the spread.
    • When it has played as at least 3.5-point favorites this season, Tennessee is 3-1 against the spread.
    • Three of Tennessee’s six games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Tennessee Stats & Insights

    • Tennessee ranks 33rd in total offense this season (438.1 yards per game), but has been thriving on defense, ranking 16th-best in the FBS with 438.1 yards allowed per game.
    • Tennessee is totaling 31.6 points per game offensively this season (44th in the FBS), and is surrendering 19.4 points per game (28th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Tennessee is totaling 220.9 passing yards per game offensively this year (76th in the FBS), and is surrendering 201 passing yards per game (37th) on defense.
    • Tennessee has been finding success on both offense and defense in the running game, ranking seventh-best in rushing offense (217.3 rushing yards per game) and 25th-best in rushing defense (109.9 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • From an offensive standpoint, Tennessee ranks 42nd in the FBS with a 42.7% third-down conversion rate. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 27th in third-down conversion rate allowed (109.9).
    • With 10 forced turnovers (61st in the FBS) against eight turnovers committed (38th in the FBS), Tennessee (+2) has the 44th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    Tennessee’s Best Players

    • Joe Milton has 1,535 pass yards for Tennessee, completing 62.8% of his passes and tossing 12 touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He’s also contributed on the ground with 232 rushing yards (33.1 ypg) on 47 carries with four rushing touchdowns.
    • Jaylen Wright has racked up 593 yards on 91 carries while finding paydirt one time as a runner.
    • Jabari Small has been handed the ball 73 times this year and racked up 383 yards (54.7 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Squirrel White’s 416 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 53 times and has registered 39 receptions and one touchdown.
    • Ramel Keyton has caught 19 passes for 301 yards (43 yards per game) and three touchdowns this year.
    • Bru McCoy has a total of 217 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 17 passes and scoring one touchdown.
    • James Pearce Jr. has racked up seven sacks to lead the team, while also recording seven TFL and 14 tackles.
    • Tennessee’s leading tackler, Aaron Beasley, has 44 tackles, eight TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Kamal Hadden has a team-high three interceptions to go along with 18 tackles and three passes defended.

    Kentucky Betting Insights

    • Kentucky’s ATS record is 4-3-0 this season.
    • Kentucky is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this year.
    • Kentucky games have hit the over in five out of seven opportunities (71.4%).

    Kentucky Pick Insights

    • Kentucky is putting up 352.3 total yards per contest on offense this season (93rd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 346.6 total yards per game (50th-ranked).
    • Kentucky is accumulating 31.3 points per contest on offense this season (45th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 23.6 points per game (57th-ranked) on defense.
    • Kentucky has been struggling in pass defense, ranking 25th-worst with 250.9 passing yards given up per game. It has been more effective on offense, generating 196.7 passing yards per contest (105th-ranked).
    • Kentucky ranks 68th in the FBS with 155.6 rushing yards per game, but it has been led by its defense, which ranks 13th-best by giving up just 95.7 rushing yards per game.
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, Kentucky ranks 78th in the FBS (38.9% third-down conversion rate) and 108th defensively (43.9% third-down rate allowed).
    • After forcing 11 turnovers (50th in the FBS) and turning the ball over 10 times (64th in the FBS) this season, Kentucky has the 56th-ranked turnover margin of +1.

    Kentucky’s Best Players

    • Devin Leary leads Kentucky with 1,377 yards on 106-of-197 passing with 14 touchdowns compared to seven interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Davis, has carried the ball 111 times for 781 yards (111.6 per game) with eight touchdowns. He’s also caught 15 passes for 193 yards and five touchdowns.
    • Jutahn McClain has run for 137 yards across 25 attempts, scoring one touchdown.
    • Tayvion Robinson’s 338 receiving yards (48.3 yards per game) lead the team. He has 23 catches on 32 targets with three touchdowns.
    • Dane Key has 17 receptions (on 35 targets) for a total of 282 yards (40.3 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
    • Barion Brown’s 23 receptions (on 47 targets) have netted him 276 yards (39.4 ypg) and one touchdown.
    • Trevin Wallace has racked up 3.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording four TFL, 26 tackles, and one interception.
    • Kentucky’s top-tackler, D’Eryk Jackson, has 41 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
    • Maxwell Hairston has a team-high five interceptions to go along with 37 tackles, one TFL, and five passes defended.
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