picks UT over Florida

The folks at consider the Florida-Tennessee game Sept. 18 in Knoxville one of the ''big games'' of the early season college schedule, and they consider the Vols the likely winner.

The popular website analyzes a dozen or so big games on the September slate, including the Vol-Gator showdown. Here's what it has to say about the Ut-UF matchup:

Much has been made about the road team winning the last four games in this series so it's tempting to think Ron Zook's Florida team will come up with the win over the Vols in Knoxville. Florida won't have the defense early on to take advantage of what will be a struggling Tennessee passing attack, but the Gator offense won't be able to do much against the Volunteer defensive front seven. 

Predicted score in early August: Tennessee 23 ... Florida 17

Oasis Casino Line: Tennessee -3.5 

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