Jan 18, 2020; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Tennessee Volunteers logo on a fans jacket prior to the game against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Memorial Gymnasium. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

Music City Bowl: Tennessee vs Purdue Pick

Purdue brings an underdog mentality (and underdog profits) to Tennessee as the Music City Bowl betting menu is laid out for Dec. 30 in Nashville.

The Boilermakers opened as 4.5-point dogs at FanDuel Sportsbook and boast a 16-6 ATS mark over several seasons in this role. The ‘host’ Volunteers were 7-5 SU and 5-7 ATS this season, limping to the finish line 2-4 ATS in their last six games.

Purdue Boilermakers vs Tennessee Volunteers (-4.5/64) – Matchup Report

The Volunteers have been a strong Over play for total bettors lately with five straight Over and a 7-1 Over record in their last eight. When favored they’ve won seven in a row SU with a 5-2 ATS record.

They have won their last four bowl games with a 3-1 ATS record. They were favored in all four games. As a bowl game favorite, they’re 8-3 SU and 5-6 ATS in their last 11. They last played in the Music City Bowl in 2016 when they defeated Nebraska 38-24 as a 9.5-point favorite.

Purdue was 8-4 SU and 7-5 ATS this season. In their last five games they’re 4-1 SU and ATS which includes a pair of wins as an underdog.

The Boilermakers have not been kind to bettors during bowl season with a 2-6 ATS record in their last eight games. Purdue’s last five bowl games have all gone Over the posted total. As an underdog in bowl games they’re 2-5 SU and 3-3-1 ATS in their last seven.

There are no recent matchups between Purdue and Tennessee, but the Volunteers are 6-1 SU and 5-2 ATS in their last seven matchups against Big Ten opponents. In their last six versus SEC opponents Purdue is 2-4 SU and 4-2 ATS.

Music City Bowl Betting Trends

OVER is 9-2 Tennessee’s last 11 games.

Vols are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games played on a Thursday.

Vols 7-0 SU, 5-2 ATS past 7 games as the favorite

Purdue are 16-6 ATS in their last 22 games as the underdog.

Music City Bowl

Rated 5/5

Rated 5/5

Upcoming Games

Sep 30th, 7:00 PM

Tulane +3.5 -110

Houston -3.5 -110

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Sep 30th, 7:30 PM

UTSA -6.5 -110

Middle Tennessee +6.5 -110

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Sep 30th, 8:00 PM

San Diego State +5 -110

Boise State -5 -110

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Sep 30th, 10:30 PM

Washington (15) -3 -110

UCLA +3 -110

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Sep 30th, 11:00 PM

New Mexico +15 -110

UNLV -15 -110

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Oct 1st, 12:00 PM

Kentucky (7) +4 -110

Ole Miss (14) -4 -110

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Oct 1st, 12:00 PM

Texas Tech +8 -110

Kansas State (25) -8 -110

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Oct 1st, 12:00 PM

Oklahoma (18) -5 -110

TCU +5 -110

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Oct 1st, 12:00 PM

Louisville -13.5 -110

Boston College +13.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 12:00 PM

Michigan (4) -9.5 -110

Iowa +9.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 12:00 PM

Purdue +10 -110

Minnesota (21) -10 -110

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Oct 1st, 12:00 PM

Illinois +9 -110

Wisconsin -9 -110

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Oct 1st, 12:00 PM

Georgia State +7.5 -110

Army -7.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 12:00 PM

Navy +16 -110

Air Force -16 -110

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Oct 1st, 12:00 PM

Temple +20 -110

Memphis -20 -110

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Oct 1st, 1:30 PM

Texas State +19.5 -110

James Madison -19.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 2:00 PM

Oregon State +11 -110

Utah (12) -11 -110

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Oct 1st, 2:00 PM

Massachusetts +20 -110

Eastern Michigan -20 -110

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Oct 1st, 2:00 PM

NIU -3.5 -110

Ball State +3.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 2:30 PM

East Carolina -8.5 -110

USF +8.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

Alabama (2) -14.5 -110

Arkansas (20) +14.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

Oklahoma State (9) +1 -110

Baylor (16) -1 -110

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Iowa State -3 -110

Kansas +3 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

Wake Forest (22) +3 -110

Florida State (23) -3 -110

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Virginia Tech +9 -110

North Carolina -9 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

Michigan State +6 -110

Maryland -6 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

Rutgers +41 -110

Ohio State (3) -41 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

Northwestern +24.5 -110

Penn State (11) -24.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

Fresno State -24.5 -110

UCONN +24.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

Central Michigan +7 -110

Toledo -7 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

Bowling Green -6 -110

Akron +6 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

Miami-OH +2.5 -110

Buffalo -2.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

Ohio +7 -110

Kent State -7 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

The Citadel +35 -110

Appalachian State -35 -110

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Oct 1st, 3:30 PM

Gardner-Webb +32 -110

Marshall -32 -110

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Oct 1st, 4:00 PM

Texas A&M (17) +1 -110

Mississippi State -1 -110

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Oct 1st, 4:00 PM

Florida Atlantic -4 -110

North Texas +4 -110

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Oct 1st, 5:00 PM

Wagner +52.5 -110

Syracuse -52.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 5:00 PM

South Alabama -6 -110

Louisiana-Lafayette +6 -110

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Oct 1st, 5:30 PM

California +4 -110

Washington State -4 -110

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Oct 1st, 6:00 PM

Liberty -2.5 -110

Old Dominion +2.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 6:00 PM

New Hampshire +14.5 -110

Western Michigan -14.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 6:00 PM

UTEP -3 -110

Charlotte +3 -110

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Oct 1st, 7:00 PM

LSU -7.5 -110

Auburn +7.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 7:00 PM

Cincinnati -11.5 -110

Tulsa +11.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 7:00 PM

Georgia Southern +10 -110

Coastal Carolina -10 -110

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Oct 1st, 7:00 PM

Louisiana-Monroe +9.5 -110

Arkansas State -9.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 7:00 PM

Troy +6 -110

WKU -6 -110

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Oct 1st, 7:30 PM

Georgia (1) -28 -110

Missouri +28 -110

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Oct 1st, 7:30 PM

West Virginia +10 -110

Texas -10 -110

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Oct 1st, 7:30 PM

NC State (10) +6.5 -110

Clemson (5) -6.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 7:30 PM

Virginia +2 -110

Duke -2 -110

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Oct 1st, 7:30 PM

Indiana +3.5 -110

Nebraska -3.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 7:30 PM

San Jose State +1 -110

Wyoming -1 -110

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Oct 1st, 7:30 PM

UAB -10.5 -110

Rice +10.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 8:00 PM

Georgia Tech +19 -110

Pittsburgh (24) -19 -110

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Oct 1st, 8:00 PM

Florida International (FIU) +14.5 -110

New Mexico State -14.5 -110

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Oct 1st, 9:30 PM

Colorado +19 -110

Arizona -19 -110

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Oct 1st, 10:30 PM

Arizona State +24 -110

USC (6) -24 -110

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Oct 1st, 11:00 PM

Stanford +15 -110

Oregon (13) -15 -110

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Oct 2nd, 12:00 PM

Eastern Washington

Florida

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Oct 5th, 7:00 PM

SMU +4 -110

UCF -4 -110

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Oct 7th, 7:00 PM

Nebraska

Rutgers

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Oct 7th, 7:30 PM

Houston

Memphis

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Oct 7th, 10:30 PM

Colorado State

Nevada

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Oct 7th, 10:30 PM

UNLV

San Jose State

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