Tennessee Football vs South Carolina: Week 5 Breakdown, Analysis, Predictions

Tennessee Football welcomes the South Carolina Gamecocks to Neyland Stadium on Saturday in an SEC showdown. 

The Volunteers have had a very inconsistent start to the season. In some games, the defense looks like the best in the nation, and in others, they look awful. The same goes for the offense, which looks unstoppable at some points but then can only put up 13 points against a below-average Florida defense.

Tennessee Football has been searching for answers, and with a big SEC rival coming into town on Saturday, I feel confident to say that they found them.

Tennessee vs. South Carolina Game Info

South Carolina Gamecocks Football
Tennessee Volunteers Football
Saturday, Sept 30
7:30 PM ET
Tennessee -11.5
  • Game: Tennessee Volunteers (3-1) vs. South Carolina (2-2)
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Stadium: Neyland Stadium

Broadcast Information

Gambling information, according to FanDuel

Line: Tennessee -11.5
Over/Under: 63.5
Moneyline: Tennessee -430

Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.

Analysis and Prediction

In this weekend’s highly anticipated matchup between the Vols and the Gamecocks, I see all signs pointing toward a Tennessee victory. The fuel for this prediction lies in the combination of revenge and redemption. Last year, as all Volunteer fans know, South Carolina took away the Vols’ playoff dreams and injured QB Hendon Hooker in the process.

This year, with Joe Milton leading the offense, I believe that the Vols will be able to put together four complete quarters and lead the Vols to victory. The probable return of starting lineman Cooper Mays also provides a crucial boost to the offense and helps add what I think is the last missing piece to the puzzle.

A statement win this weekend will not only help with confidence but will also remind the College Football world that Tennessee is a powerhouse, and the road to the College Football Playoffs comes through Knoxville this year.

Be on the lookout for an even more in-depth betting analysis and prediction in the future.

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