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UNC Greensboro SpartansMiddle Tennessee Blue Raiders
Nov 19, 6:00 PM | Murphy Center

UNC Greensboro Spartans vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Odds

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The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will hit the floor running against the visiting UNC Greensboro Spartans Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Blue Raiders are 3-0 so far on the season, and 3-0 ATS vs. the number. The Spartans, meanwhile, are 1-2 and 0-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Middle Tennessee go 2-1 and the Spartans go 1-1 on the totals.

View UNC Greensboro vs Middle Tennessee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Spartans listed as 18-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Blue Raiders at No. 147 and the Spartans at No. 295 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 81-50 result in favor of the Blue Raiders.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Middle Tennessee has the nation's No. 115-rated offensive output, at 74.7 PPG. The visiting Spartans defense ranks No. 311 allowing on average 78.7 PPG. The Blue Raiders FG% has averaged 53.7% so far, more than the Spartans marksmen have achieved on the year, 37.8% per game.

Defensively, UNC Greensboro features the nation's No. 323-rated defense on the road, allowing 89 points per game. Middle Tennessee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 103 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, UNC Greensboro was a 71-58 winner at home against UNC Pembroke. UNC Greensboro earned a 71-58 victory over UNC Pembroke on Thursday, getting 22 points from Trevis Simpson at Greensboro Coliseum.

In their last action, Middle Tennessee was an 86-66 winner on the road against UCLA. They covered the 11–point spread as underdogs. The battle between the Blue Raiders and Bruins didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as UCLA was handed an 86-66 defeat on Tuesday at Pauley Pavilion.

UNC Greensboro Spartans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing North Carolina A&T are 3-5
After a win are 3-7

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Cumberland are 0-2
After a win are 7-3

A few Spartans at Blue Raiders trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UNC Greensboro's last 6 games on the road
UNC Greensboro is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Middle Tennessee is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Middle Tennessee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Middle Tennessee's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Middle Tennessee's last 9 games at home

Next up:
UNC Greensboro at North Carolina A&T, Monday, November 28
Middle Tennessee home to Cumberland, Tuesday, November 22

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