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Fast Forward Wk 1 2017 Vanderbilt vs. Middle Tennessee State “Inside The Numbers”

Vanderbilt vs. Middle Tennessee State:
Notes:
This is a rematch of last year’s game in which Vanderbilt won in Nashville by a score of 47-24.
Vanderbilt won 6 games in 2016 against 5 FBS opponents (Middle Tennessee State, Western Kentucky, Georgia, Ole Miss and Tennessee) with a combined overall record of 41-24 or .630%. The Commodores won those five games by a total score of 178-121 or 11.4 points per game. Vanderbilt also defeated Tennessee State (FCS) by a score of 35-17.

 

 
Vanderbilt lost 7 games in 2016 to FBS opponents (South Carolina, Georgia Tech, Florida, Kentucky, Auburn, Missouri and NC State) with a combined overall record of 50-40 or .555%. The Commodores lost those seven games by a total score of 174-86 or 12.5 points per game. 

 

 

 
Vanderbilt lost five of the seven to SEC opponents by a total score of 95-62 or 6.6 points per game.

 

 

The Commodores lost both games to ACC opponents by a total score of 79-24 or 27.5 points per game.

 

 

 

 
Middle Tennessee State won 8 games in 2016 to 7 FBS opponents (Bowling Green, La. Tech, North Texas, Missouri, FIU, Charlotte and FAU) with a combined overall record of 39-54 or .419%. The Blue Raiders won those games by a total score of 317-235 or 11.7 points per game. Middle Tennessee State also defeated Alabama (A&M) by a score of 55-0.

 

 

 
Middle Tennessee State lost 5 games to FBS opponents (Vanderbilt, Western Kentucky, UTSA, Marshall and Hawaii) with a combined overall record of 33-33 or .500%. The Blue Raiders lost those games by a total score of 230-144 or 17.2 points per game.

 

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