ESPN’s FPI Heavily Favors WVU Over Tennessee

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ESPN’s Football Power Index
is officially giving WVU a 61% chance to defeat the Tennessee Volunteers when the two sides clash on New Year’s Eve.

The Mountaineers finished the season at 5-4, losing their last time out to Iowa State, 42-6. Tennessee on the other hand has struggled all season, and stumbled to a 3-7 finish. The Volunteers lost their season finale to Texas A&M, 34-13.

West Virginia will also be going into the game as a 3.5 point favorite, per DraftKings.


The Mountaineers and Volunteers have met once before, with WVU claiming victory, 40-14, in 2018.