Who has more turnovers?

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For the Vols, it has been a tale of two cities kind of thing.

In the first two games of the season, we were butterfingers: lost 4 fumbles, plus gave up 1 interception. But since then, in the last four games--in other words, since we got the QB position sorted out--just 1 fumble and 0 INTs given up.

On the season, Vols are -5 fumbles lost, +2 fumbles gained ... -1 interception lost, +7 interceptions gained. Net +3 in turnovers. But if you look at the situation just from game 3 to today, we're +8.

In other words, almost all the bad stuff happened in the first two games. Since then, it's been almost all good stuff.

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Ole Miss is more evenly spread across the season to date. 1 fumble lost in each of their 2nd, 3rd, and 4th games, but 0 INTs given up. Meanwhile, they've recovered fumbles in every game but one, and have gotten 1 INT in three of their games. So their performance has been more steady across the slate. Net, they are -3 fumbles lost, +5 fumbles gained, and +3 interceptions gained. Overall +5.

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So if you compare the two teams on the season, Ole Miss has a slight advantage (Vols +3, Ole Miss +5). But if you look at us lately, last four games, Vols have the advantage +8 to +3 for Ole Miss.

Go Vols!
 
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Both teams have been very good at protecting the ball and picking up TO's. UT is 9:6. OM is 8:3. As mentioned above, UT has improved. In the last two games, OM has 3:1. UT has 4:0.

FTR, I don't think this will be the key difference unless one team commits 2+ more than the other.

Other things to watch-

Penalties- UT has suddenly become pretty good with only 4 in the last two games. Ole Miss is near the bottom of CFB with around 90 penalty yds per game.

Watch TFL's. UT is about mid-pack allowing them as is OM. I believe OM is mid-pack creating them while UT is 1st in P-5 in creating them.

Related to that- watch Corral's rushing numbers.
 

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