Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Texas A&M Aggies - 11/21/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas A&M Aggies (7-3) at Vanderbilt Commodores (4-6)
College Football: Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Vanderbilt Stadium)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores +7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Vanderbilt Commodores and the Texas A&M Aggies face off on Saturday in Nashville in Week 12 SEC college football action.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 4-6 this season and need to win out if they want to be eligible for a bowl game. The Vanderbilt offense is averaging 15.4 points and 335.9 yards per game and they have turned the ball over 23 times. Vandy QB Johnny McCrary has completed 54.8 percent of his passes with six touchdowns and 12 interceptions and he has rushed for two touchdowns. Ralph Webb is Vanderbilt’s top rusher with 924 yards and five touchdowns and Trent Sheffield leads all receiver with 44 catches and two touchdowns. The Commodores defense is allowing 17.4 points and 319.7 yards per game with six interceptions, 11 fumble recoveries, and 23 sacks. Zach Cunningham is Vandy’s leading tackler wit 79, Darreon Herring has 52 tackles, and Torrean McGaster has 47 tackles. Vanderbilt has been competitive in most of their games but their offense has lost several of those for them.
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The Texas A&M Aggies are 7-3 this season and they are looking to position themselves for bowl season. The Texas A&M offense is averaging 30.8 points and 434 yards and they have turned the ball over 19 times. Kyler Murray appears to be the primary QB for the Aggies completing 59.5 percent of his passes with five touchdowns and seven interceptions. Tra Carson is Texas A&M’s top rusher with 864 yards and six touchdowns and Christian Kirk has 63 catches and six touchdowns. Texas A&M’s defense allows 24 points and 393.1 yards per game with nine interceptions, seven fumble recoveries, and 28 sacks. Armani Watts leads Texas A&M’s defense with 96 tackles and Shaan Washington and Justin Evans have 59 tackles each. Texas A&M has been consistently inconsistent but they have a roster just loaded with talent.
Vanderbilt is 6-1 against the spread in their last seven SEC games, 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games, and 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Texas A&M is 8-3 against the spread against a team with a losing record, 5-16 against the spread in their last 21 SEC games, and 0-5 against the spread in their last five games.
I can see Vandy’s defense causing problems for the Aggies and I can see Vandy being able to run so I will take the points.