SEC Football Preview: Vanderbilt at Ole Miss

Vanderbilt-Ole Miss Football Game Preview

Vanderbilt visits Ole Miss on Saturday in Oxford. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

Rowan Rehbein, 14Powers.com SEC Football

TEAM SCHEDULES/RESULTS

Vanderbilt

Date Opponent Score
26-Aug vs. Hawaii W 35 – 28
2-Sep vs. Alabama A&M W 47 – 13
9-Sep at Wake Forest L 20 – 36
16-Sep at UNLV L 37 – 40
23-Sep vs. Kentucky L 28 – 45
30-Sep vs. Missouri L 21 – 38
7-Oct at Florida L 14 – 38
14-Oct vs. Georgia L 20 – 37
28-Oct at Ole Miss
4-Nov vs. Auburn
11-Nov at South Carolina
25-Nov at Tennessee

Ole Miss

Date Opponent Score
2-Sep vs. Mercer W 73 – 7
9-Sep at Tulane W 37 – 20
16-Sep vs. Georgia Tech W 48 – 23
23-Sep at Alabama L 10 – 24
30-Sep vs. LSU L 49 – 55
7-Oct vs. Arkansas W 27 – 20
21-Oct at Auburn L 18 – 48
28-Oct vs. Vanderbilt
4-Nov vs. Texas A&M
11-Nov at Georgia
18-Nov vs. Louisiana-Monroe
23-Nov at Mississippi State

COLLEGE FOOTBALL RATINGS

Rating Vanderbilt Ole Miss
ESPN FPI 98 13
Sagarin 109 15
Massey Composite 107 11
PiRate Ratings 85 12

KEY STATS

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
3rd Down Conversion Pct Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
86
97
9
10
0.376
0.360
3rd Down Conversion Pct Defense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
92
127
10
14
0.417
0.500
4th Down Conversion Pct Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
19
112
2
11
0.700
0.353
4th Down Conversion Pct Defense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
62
123
7
14
0.500
0.750
Blocked Kicks Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
7
30
2
6
2
1
Blocked Kicks Allowed Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
1
104
1
11
0
2
Blocked Punts Vanderbilt 1 1 2
Blocked Punts Allowed Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
1
95
1
13
0
1
Completion Percentage Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
44
103
7
13
0.631
0.568
Defensive TDs Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
39
39
5
5
1
1
Fewest Penalties Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
38
102
3
9
39
51
Fewest Penalties Per Game Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
27
112
2
11
4.88
7.29
Fewest Penalty Yards Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
46
105
5
11
341
456
Fewest Penalty Yards Per Game Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
27
113
2
12
42.62
65.14
First Downs Defense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
65
125
9
14
141
181
First Downs Offense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
41
85
5
9
160
140
Fumbles Lost Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
5
85
1
14
1
5
Fumbles Recovered Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
46
77
1
6
4
3
Kickoff Return Defense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
19
79
2
8
15.88
20.78
Kickoff Returns Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
53
116
8
13
20.78
16.00
Net Punting Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
1
113
1
14
45.97
36.26
Passes Had Intercepted Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
22
108
3
14
4
9
Passes Intercepted Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
12
39
1
6
9
7
Passing Offense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
19
41
5
8
291.1
265.8
Passing Yards Allowed Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
90
117
11
13
241.6
263.4
Passing Yards per Completion Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
4
28
1
5
15.68
13.46
Punt Return Defense Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
91
111
10
13
9.83
12.88
Punt Returns Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
25
32
6
8
12.38
11.60
Red Zone Defense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
89
107
9
11
0.870
0.895
Red Zone Offense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
64
100
9
13
0.853
0.778
Rushing Defense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
53
105
9
14
130.6
174.1
Rushing Offense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
26
127
3
14
189.0
83.2
Sacks Allowed Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
54
79
5
8
1.75
2.14
Scoring Defense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
54
121
8
14
23.4
34.4
Scoring Offense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
9
71
3
10
39.7
27.8
Tackles for Loss Allowed Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
59
107
6
11
5.38
7.00
Team Passing Efficiency Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
12
57
3
11
166.36
137.15
Team Passing Efficiency Defense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
80
106
7
12
135.71
143.90
Team Sacks Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
5
85
4
10
3.57
1.88
Team Tackles for Loss Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
8
76
3
10
8.0
5.6
Time of Possession Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
121
124
12
13
26:56
26:25
Total Defense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
69
116
11
13
372.1
437.5
Total Offense Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
12
96
3
12
480.1
349.0
Turnover Margin Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
15
85
1
12
0.86
-0.25
Turnovers Gained Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
33
49
2
4
12
11
Turnovers Lost Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
5
110
1
14
5
14
Winning Percentage Ole Miss
Vanderbilt
12
114
4
13
0.857
0.250

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Vanderbilt

QB AJ Swann, RB Chase Gillespie, WR Will Sheppard, OL Julian Hernandez, WR Quincy Skinner Jr., DL Darren Agu, LB Ethan Barr, S De’Rickey Wright, CB BJ Anderson, P Matthew Hayball, LS Wesley Schelling.

Ole Miss

QB Jaxson Dart, RB Quinshon Judkins, WR Zakhari Franklin, TE Caden Prieskcorn, OL Jeremy James, OL Micah Pettus, DT JJ Pegues, LB Khari Coleman, DB Ladarius Tennison, K Caden Costa.

INJURIES

Vanderbilt


Player POS Status
G. Carter WR Out indefinitely – Lower Body
E. McAllister WR out for season – Undisclosed
A. Swann QB Ques Sat – Elbow
D. Wright LB Ques Sat – Undisclosed
B. Anderson CB Ques Sat – Undisclosed
J. Uzebu OL out for season – Lower Body
K. Patterson LB Out indefinitely – Lower Body
J. Palmer TE Out indefinitely – Back
C. Spence TE out for season – Knee

Ole Miss


Player POS Status

Source: Covers.com

Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss Football Series History

Ole Miss leads 53-40-2

COMMENTS

This one is a mismatch of gigantic proportions. Vandy can have a shot at winning if they can control the ball and cash in on red zone opportunities. If you are Vandy that’s easier said than done. Vanderbilt will put up a fight but eventually Ole Miss runs away with the victory

PREDICTIONS

14Powers Preseason Prediction

Vanderbilt 17, Ole Miss 34

14Powers.com Gameweek Prediction

Ole Miss 48, Vanderbilt 20

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 7:30 PM ET. Watch this SEC football game on the SEC Network.

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