Tennessee vs. Florida Odds, Prediction, Spread: 2022 SEC on CBS College Football Picks by Model at 51-43 Run

The eyes of the college football world are on Knoxville on Saturday afternoon. The no. 11 Tennessee Volunteers (3-0) host the No. 20 Florida Gators (2-1) in a SEC on CBS matchup. Florida leads the all-time series with a record of 31-20. Tennessee is seeking its first win over Florida since 2016, though the Volunteers go into 2022 with a flawless overall record.

Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. ET in Knoxville. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Volunteers as 10.5-point home favorites, while the over/under, or total points Vegas believes will be scored, is 62.5 in the latest Florida vs. Tennessee odds lies. Saturday’s game can be seen live on CBS and streamed live on Paramount+ with the must-have Premium plan.

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And before you make your choice between Tennessee and Florida, be sure to check out the SportsLine projection model’s college football predictions and betting advice.

The SportsLine projection model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. For the last 6+ years, the proprietary computer model has racked up a staggering $3,300+ win for $100 players using its top-flight college football picks against the spread. It goes into Week 4 of the 2022 college football season with a 51-43 run on all the top-flight college football spreads and money line picks going back to 2021. Anyone who has followed it has seen tremendous returns.

Now the model has his sights set on Florida vs. Tennessee and has just revealed his picks and CFB predictions. You can now visit SportsLine to see the model selection. Here are the college football odds and betting lines for Tennessee vs. Florida:

  • Spread between Florida and Tennessee: Tennessee -10.5
  • Florida vs. Tennessee Over/Under: 62.5 points
  • Florida-Tennessee money line: Tennessee -355, Florida +278
  • FLA: The Gators are 1-2 against the spread this season
  • TENN: The volunteers are 3-0 against the 2022 spread
  • Florida vs. Tennessee Picks: See picks at SportsLine
  • Streaming Florida vs. Tennessee: Watch on Paramount+

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Why Florida can cover

Florida has numbered Tennessee in recent years. The Gators are on a four-year winning streak against the Volunteers, and Florida has beaten Tennessee 16-1 in their last 17 games. In their last four matchups, Florida has scored at least 31 points in each game, and the Gators are outstripping the Vols by an average of 23 points in those competitions. Florida has had 10 turnovers in their last four encounters against Tennessee, and the Gators have beaten the Vols by more than 100 yards a game.

Florida’s passing offense is off to a slow start in 2022, but the Gators are averaging 212 rushing yards per game. The Gators are also generating 6.4 yards per carry, the second best among SEC programs this season, and Florida has four players with at least 100 rushing yards in just three games. Opponents only have two sacks against Florida, and Anthony Richardson is a versatile, double-threat quarterback with a sky-high advantage at the position.

Why Tennessee can cover

Tennessee’s offense is in a groove to start the 2022 season with a strong quarterback led by Hendon Hooker. The volunteers are averaging 553.7 yards and 52.0 points per game, the most among SEC programs over three weeks. Tennessee is averaging 10.9 yards per pass attempt and 371.3 yards per game, with the Volunteers also sharing the SEC lead with 12 rushing touchdowns. Hooker is a recurring standout, having thrown 17 touchdowns and no interceptions in the last six games dating back to the end of the 2021 season.

In this sample, Hooker averages more than 300 yards per game and completes 68% of his passes, and Hooker has 844 passing yards and six touchdowns this season. He completed his last 12 passes in a blowout win over Akron last week, and Hooker rushed for 298 yards on just 18 attempts. Tennessee is also playing well on defense, averaging just 14.3 points per game this season. The Volunteers are giving up just 83.3 rushing yards per game and 2.8 yards per carry, with Tennessee producing eight sacks and giving up just 5.9 yards per pass attempt.

How to make Florida vs. Tennessee picks

SportsLine’s model leans overall and projects 60 combined points. It also means that one side of the spread hits more than 50% of the time. You only get the choice at SportsLine.

Who will win Tennessee vs. Florida? And which side of the spread applies more than 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you are on and find out.

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