Middle Tennessee Old Dominion Betting Preview
|Old Dominion Monarchs||Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders|
|10-11||February 01, 2014, 06:00 | Murphy Center||14-7|
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Middle Tennessee and Old Dominion on Saturday, with the host Blue Raiders trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Blue Raiders sit at 14-7 (8-9 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Monarchs are currently 10-11 (10-8 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Middle Tennessee is 7-9 OU, and Old Dominion is 8-9 OU.
View Old Dominion Monarchs vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to go with the Blue Raiders in this one found them listed as -8-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Saturday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Monarchs was expected to move the line.
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 130-rated Old Dominion taking on the No. 88-rated Blue Raiders in this contest.
Last time out for Old Dominion, they were a 75-66 loser as they battled UAB on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point underdog. Old Dominion suffered a 75-66 loss against UAB on Thursday, getting 18 points from Dimitri Batten in a losing effort at Bartow Arena.
Middle Tennessee won its last outing, an 84-67 result against East Carolina on January 30. They covered in that game as a 11-point favorite. Middle Tennessee got 22 points and 11 rebounds from Shawn Jones en route to an 84-67 victory over East Carolina on Thursday at Murphy Center.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Middle Tennessee's No. 85-ranked offense, averaging 74.71 PPG, against a Monarchs defense that ranks No. 50 at 65.48 PPG. The Blue Raiders field goal percentage has averaged 45.45% so far, more than the Monarchs marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.2% per game.
A few Monarchs at Blue Raiders trends to consider:
Old Dominion is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Old Dominion's last 8 games
Old Dominion is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Old Dominion is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Middle Tennessee is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Middle Tennessee's last 5 games
Middle Tennessee is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
Old Dominion home to Texas-San Antonio, Thursday, February 6th
Middle Tennessee at Florida Atlantic, Thursday, February 6th