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Florida Atlantic Owls vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in NCAAF odds tilt

Middle Tennessee Blue RaidersFlorida Atlantic Owls
Oct 22, 8:00 PM | Grass of FAU Stadium

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs Florida Atlantic Owls Odds

1-4TEAM RECORD0-6

The visiting Blue Raiders hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at FAU Stadium against the Owls.

The Blue Raiders will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Owls are 2-4 ATS. Middle Tennessee is 5-0 on the totals; Florida Atlantic is 1-5.

View Middle Tennessee vs Florida Atlantic Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks have set the Owls as 5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 110-rated Owls and the No. 113-ranked Blue Raiders, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 22-5 result in favor of the Blue Raiders.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida Atlantic's No. 119-ranked offense (11.3 PPG) against a Blue Raiders defense that ranks No. 114 at 36.2 PPG. The Owls passing attack has averaged 135.3 yards per game, less than the Blue Raiders give up through the air (246.6 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Blue Raiders feature the league's No. 64-rated road run defense, allowing 166 yards per game. Florida Atlantic, meanwhile, ranks No. 120 in rushing offense at home.

Middle Tennessee was a 36-33 loser in their most recent outing at home against Western Kentucky. They failed to cover the 10.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (69) made winners of OVER bettors.

Florida Atlantic was a 20-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against Western Kentucky. They failed to cover the 2.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (20) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on grass are 2-8
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Blue Raiders at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Middle Tennessee's last 5 games
Middle Tennessee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Florida Atlantic
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Middle Tennessee's last 6 games on the road
Middle Tennessee is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida Atlantic's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Florida Atlantic's last 7 games
Florida Atlantic is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Middle Tennessee
Florida Atlantic is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games

Next up:
Middle Tennessee home to Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, October 29
Florida Atlantic home to Arkansas State, Saturday, November 5

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