SEC Football Preview: Missouri at Tennessee

Missouri-Tennessee Preview

Missouri faces Tennessee on Saturday in Knoxville. 14Powers.com previews the game and predicts the final score of this contest.

Team Schedules/Results

Missouri

Date Visitor Pts Home Pts
Sept. 26 Alabama 38 Missouri 19
Oct. 3 Missouri Tennessee
Oct. 10 Missouri LSU
Oct. 17 Vanderbilt Missouri
Oct. 24 Missouri Florida
Oct. 31 Kentucky Missouri
Nov. 14 Georgia Missouri
Nov. 21 Missouri South Carolina
Nov. 28 Arkansas Missouri
Dec. 5 Missouri Mississippi State

Tennessee

Date Visitor Pts Home Pts
Sept. 26 Tennessee 31 South Carolina 27
Oct. 3 Missouri Tennessee
Oct. 10 Tennessee Georgia
Oct. 17 Kentucky Tennessee
Oct. 24 Alabama Tennessee
Nov. 7 Tennessee Arkansas
Nov. 14 Texas A&M Tennessee
Nov. 21 Tennessee Auburn
Nov. 28 Tennessee Vanderbilt
Dec. 5 Florida Tennessee

College Football Ratings

Rating Missouri Tennessee
ESPN FPI 42 30
Sagarin 41 33
Massey Composite 40 23
PiRate Ratings 63 25

Key Stats

Stat Missouri Tennessee
Points 19 31
Points Allowed 38.0 27.0
Total YDS 322.0 394.0
Pass YDS 253.0 261.0
Rush YDS 69.0 133.0
Total YDS Allowed 414.0 379.0
Pass YDS Allowed 303.0 290.0
Rush YDS Allowed 111.0 89.0
Turnover margin -1 2
3rd Down Conv. 50.0 9.1
3rd Down Conv. DEF 64.3 40.0

Players to Watch

Missouri

LB Nick Bolton, RB Larry Rountree III, WR Jalen Knox, RB Tyler Badie, CB Adam Sparks.

Tennessee

CB Shawn Shamburger, QB Jarrett Guarantano, K Brent Cimaglia, LB Henry To’o To’o, WR WR Ramel Keyton.

Injuries

Missouri

Date Pos Player Injury Status
09/28/20 CB Chris Shearin Personal is out for season
09/28/20 CB Jarvis Ware Knee is “?” Saturday vs Tennessee U
09/24/20 WR C.J. Boone Personal is out for season
09/24/20 G Jack Buford Personal is out for season
09/24/20 DE Chris Daniels Personal is out for season
09/24/20 WR Maurice Massey Personal is out for season
09/24/20 T Thalen Robinson Personal is out for season
09/24/20 TE Brendan Scales Redshirt is out for season
09/04/20 DL Daniel Parker Eye is out indefinitely

Tennessee

Date Pos Player Injury Status
09/27/20 RB Dee Beckwith Ankle is “?” Saturday vs Missouri
09/27/20 QB Brian Maurer Hamstring is “?” Saturday vs Missouri
09/24/20 DB Carlin Fils-Aime Personal is out for season
09/23/20 RB Len’Neth Whitehead Foot is out indefinitely
09/17/20 TE Austin Pope Back is out indefinitely
09/03/20 WR Deangelo Gibbs Academics is out for season

Source: Donbest.com

Comments

Tennessee pulled off a huge road win last week at South Carolina thanks to a pick-six that provided the difference in the outcome game. The Vols need to do better on third down though. Nine percent third down conversions is a recipe for trouble. Mizzou looks like they could cause problems for the Vols but I think Tennessee wins this one.

Our Preseason Prediction

Tennessee 34, Missouri 14

Game Week 14Powers.com Prediction

Tennessee 24, Missouri 20

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 11:00 AM CT (12:00 PM ET). Watch on the SEC Network.

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