SEC Football Preview: Ole Miss at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt-Ole Miss Preview

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

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Team Schedules/Results

Ole Miss

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/03 Troy W 28-10 Home
09/10 Central Ark W 59-3 Home
09/17 GA Tech W 42-0 Away
09/24 Tulsa W 35-27 Home
10/01 Kentucky W 22-19 Home
10/08 Vanderbilt 4:00 pm Away
10/15 Auburn 8:00 pm Home
10/22 LSU 8:00 pm Away
10/29 Texas A&M 8:00 pm Away
11/12 Alabama 12:00 pm Home
11/19 Arkansas 12:00 pm Away
11/24 Miss State 7:00 pm Home

Vanderbilt

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
08/27 Hawaii W 63-10 Away
09/03 Elon W 42-31 Home
09/10 Wake Forest L 25-45 Home
09/17 N Illinois W 38-28 Away
09/24 Alabama L 3-55 Away
10/08 Mississippi 4:00 pm Home
10/15 Georgia 8:00 pm Away
10/22 Missouri 8:00 pm Away
11/05 S Carolina 1:00 pm Home
11/12 Kentucky 12:00 pm Away
11/19 Florida 12:00 pm Home
11/26 Tennessee 12:00 pm Home

College Football Ratings

Rating Ole Miss Vanderbilt
ESPN FPI 9 93
Sagarin 12 110
Massey Composite 6 78
PiRate Ratings 14 88

Key Stats (per game)

Stat Ole Miss Vanderbilt
Scoring Offense 37.2 34.2
Scoring Defense 11.8 33.8
Total Offense 470.2 375.2
Rushing Offense 261.8 176.6
Passing Offense 208.4 198.6
Team Passing Eff. 135.1 147.5
Total Defense 315.6 457.2
Rushing Defense 117.0 158.0
Pass Yards Allowed 198.6 299.2
Team Pass Eff. Def. 114.15 152.20
Turnover Margin 0.40 0.20
3rd Down Conv. Pct 0.500 0.312
4th Down Conv. Pct 0.625 0.400
3rd Down Conv. % Def. 0.338 0.373
4th Down Conv. % Def. 0.312 0.231
Red Zone Offense 0.875 1.000
Red Zone Defense 0.786 0.824
Net Punting 41.2 39.2
Punt Returns 10.5 5.7
Kickoff Returns 20.9 16.6
First Downs Offense 127.0 86.0
First Downs Defense 88.0 115.0
Penalties/Game 5.4 5.2
Penalty Yards/Game 48.4 44.6

Players to Watch

Ole Miss

QB Jaxson Dart, OL Nick Broeker, LB Troy Brown, DL KD Hill, TE Michael Trigg, WR Jonathan Mingo, RB Zach Evans, OL Jeremy James, WR Dannis Jackson.

Vanderbilt

QB Mike Wright, TE Ben Bresnahan, LB Anfernee Orji, DL Nate Clifton, OL Bradley Ashmore, DB Jaylen Mahoney, P Matthew Hayball, LS Wesley Schelling.

Injuries

Ole Miss

[RB] Ulysses Bentley IV (Wrist) – Questionable
[K] Caden Costa (Suspension) – Out

Vanderbilt

[WR] Daveon Walker (Undisclosed) – Questionable
[WR] Quincy Skinner Jr. (Hamstring) – Questionable
[DE] Brayden Bapst (Undisclosed) – Out
[DL] Daevion Davis (Leg) – Out
[LB] Miles Capers (Knee) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Ole Miss vs. Vanderbilt Football Series History

Ole Miss leads 54-36

Comments

Vanderbilt put up a good fight at Ole Miss last season. The are improved but are they improved enough to beat Ole Miss? Probably not.

14Powers Preseason Prediction

Ole Miss 34, Vanderbilt 20

14Powers.com Gameweek Prediction

Ole Miss 31, Vanderbilt 20

Saturday‘s game kicks off at (TBD). You can watch this SEC football game on the SEC Network.

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