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Tennessee Visits Texas A&M in SEC Saturday Showdown

Two top 10 ranked teams from the SEC meet in the Lone Star State during Week 6 of college football’s regular season when the No. 9 ranked Tennessee Volunteers visit the No. 8 ranked Texas A&M Aggies. The current line on top sportsbooks has Texas A&M favored by 7 points with the over/under point total on 56.

Entering this game, Tennessee on the season is 5-0 straight up and 2-3 against the spread. On the road, the Volunteers are 1-0 SU and 0-1 ATS. Texas A&M on the season is 5-0 SU and 4-1 ATS. At home, the Aggies are 2-0 SU and ATS.

Last week, Tennessee won on the road over Georgia 34-31, while Texas A&M was a 24-13 winner over South Carolina on the road. Both teams have played very well over their first five games of the season, which should make this an SEC game to remember.

Tennessee won last week on a Hail Mary pass as time ran out over Georgia. The Volunteers at one point were down 17-0 but rallied to win. Against Georgia, Joshua Dobbs threw for 230 yards, 3 touchdowns and 1 interception. This season Dobbs has 13 touchdown passes and 6 interceptions.

The defense for Tennessee started slow against Georgia but picked up late in the game when it counted. The Volunteers allowed just 212 yards through the air against Georgia, while intercepting one pass and forcing a pair of fumbles.

Texas A&M won on Saturday over South Carolina in part due to its strong defense. However, the offense was led by Trevor Knight at quarterback who threw for 206 yards, while rushing for another 84 yards. His rushed for one touchdown. This season Knight has 1260 yards passing, 7 touchdowns and 3 interceptions.

The defense for Texas A&M was strong against South Carolina allowing one touchdown. The Aggies defense is giving up just 15.4 points a game, which is ranked No. 12 in the nation.

Tennessee is 4-1 against the number in its past 5 games on the road.

Texas A&M is 8-18 SU over its past 26 SEC games.

Tennessee’s passing offense behind Dobbs may give Texas A&M’s defense a hard time on Saturday.

Prediction: Tennessee has something to prove in this game and will come out with more incentive to win. Lean here towards the Volunteers.