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Tennessee Defeats Missouri 62-24 - Recap

Tiyon Evans ran for 156 yards as Tennessee handled Missouri by a score of 62-24 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium at Faurot Field.

Bettors who backed the Volunteers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +2.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 66.0.

Tiyon Evans rushed for 156 yards, while Hendon Hooker added 80 yards in the win. Velus Jones Jr. and Cedric Tillman added 79 and 73 receiving yards respectively.

Tyler Badie rushed for 41 yards for Missouri, while Elijah Young added 16 yards. Connor Bazelak threw for 322 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Keke Chism and Tauskie Dove had 76 and 68 yards respectively.

Missouri was outgained by Tennessee 683-396 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 35-21 by the Volunteers.

Missouri lost the time of possession battle 30:58-29:02, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Tennessee looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against South Carolina. Missouri will aim to get back on the winning track vs. North Texas.