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    The Tennessee Volunteers and the Iowa Hawkeyes will meet for the Citrus Bowl on January 1, 2024, with kickoff at 1:00 PM ET, airing on ABC.

    The Hawkeyes are expected to lose by at least a touchdown (currently +7.5) against the Volunteers (with an over/under of 36 points).

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    Game Info for Tennessee vs. Iowa

    • Game Day: Monday, January 1, 2024
    • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ABC
    • Location: Orlando, Florida
    • Stadium: Camping World Stadium
    Tennessee vs Iowa Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Tennessee -7.5 -110 -110 36 -110 -110 -328 +253

    Tennessee Pick Insights

    • Tennessee has posted a 6-5-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Tennessee has a 4-1 record against the spread when favored by 7.5 points or more this season.
    • Tennessee games with a set total have hit the over six times this season (54.5%).

    Tennessee Stats & Insights

    • Tennessee ranks 40th in total defense this season (348.7 yards allowed per game), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 17th-best in the FBS with 453.5 total yards per game.
    • Tennessee is totaling 31.5 points per game on offense (41st in the FBS), and ranks 39th defensively with 22 points allowed per game.
    • Tennessee is averaging 251 passing yards per game offensively this year (47th in the FBS), and is allowing 234.9 passing yards per game (82nd) on the other side of the ball.
    • Tennessee has been a tough opponent for opposing teams in the running game, ranking top-25 in both rushing offense (12th-best with 202.5 rushing yards per game) and rushing defense (25th-best with 113.8 rushing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • Tennessee is averaging a 43.3% third-down percentage on offense this year (36th in the FBS), and is surrendering a 38.7% third-down conversion rate (66th) on defense.
    • Tennessee owns the 39th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +3, forcing 15 turnovers (84th in the FBS) while turning it over 12 times (16th in the FBS).

    Tennessee’s Best Players

    • Joe Milton has 2,814 yards passing for Tennessee, completing 64.8% of his passes and collecting 20 touchdowns and five interceptions this season. He’s also helped out on the ground with 299 rushing yards (24.9 ypg) on 78 carries with seven rushing touchdowns.
    • The team’s top rusher, Jaylen Wright, has carried the ball 137 times for 1,013 yards (84.4 per game), scoring four times.
    • Jabari Small has collected 475 yards on 95 carries, scoring two times.
    • Squirrel White’s 765 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 96 times and has registered 65 receptions and two touchdowns.
    • Ramel Keyton has caught 32 passes for 591 yards (49.3 yards per game) and six touchdowns this year.
    • McCallan Castles has a total of 265 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 21 passes and scoring four touchdowns.
    • James Pearce Jr. has collected 8.5 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up nine TFL and 23 tackles.
    • Elijah Herring is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s picked up 69 tackles and one TFL.
    • Kamal Hadden has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has 18 tackles and three passes defended to his name.

    Iowa Betting Insights

    • Iowa has gone 6-7-0 ATS this season.
    • When they have played as at least 7.5-point underdogs this season, the Hawkeyes are 1-2 against the spread.
    • Two of Iowa’s 13 games with a set total have hit the over (15.4%).

    Iowa Pick Insights

    • On the offensive side of the ball, Iowa is a bottom-25 unit, putting up just 240.2 total yards per game (worst). On the bright side, it is dominating on defense, ceding 274.2 total yards per contest (fifth-best).
    • While Iowa’s offense has been stuck in neutral, ranking fourth-worst with 16.6 points per game, its defense ranks fourth-best with just 13.2 points allowed per contest.
    • Iowa ranks fourth-worst in passing yards per game on offense (123.2), but at least it has been shutting down opposing offenses on the defensive side of the ball, ranking ninth-best in passing yards allowed per contest (172.2).
    • On the offensive side of the ball, Iowa is a bottom-25 rushing attack, putting up only 117.1 rushing yards per game (25th-worst). Fortunately, it is excelling on the defensive side of the ball, surrendering just 101.9 rushing yards per contest (13th-best).
    • Iowa ranks 10th-worst in third-down conversion rate (30.7%), but at least it has been playing well on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 17th-best in third-down rate allowed (31.6%).
    • Iowa has recorded 15 forced turnovers (84th in the FBS) and committed 19 turnovers (86th in the FBS) this season for a -4 turnover margin that ranks 98th in the FBS.

    Iowa’s Best Players

    • Deacon Hill has put up 1,096 passing yards, or 84.3 per game, so far this season. He has completed 49.4% of his passes and has recorded five touchdowns with six interceptions.
    • Leshon Williams has run the ball 164 times for 804 yards, with one touchdown.
    • Kaleb Johnson has been given 110 carries and totaled 429 yards with three touchdowns.
    • Erick All paces his squad with 299 receiving yards on 21 receptions with three touchdowns.
    • Nico Ragaini has put together a 252-yard season so far. He’s caught 29 passes on 70 targets.
    • Addison Ostrenga’s 39 targets have resulted in 29 grabs for 178 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Joe Evans has five sacks to pace the team, and also has eight TFL and 40 tackles.
    • Jay Higgins is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s totaled 141 tackles, three TFL, one sack, and one interception.
    • Sebastian Castro leads the team with three interceptions, while also putting up 59 tackles, six TFL, and three passes defended.

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