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East Carolina Pirates vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

The East Carolina Pirates and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Floyd Stadium.

East Carolina won its last outing, a 55-31 result against North Carolina on September 28. East Carolina covered in that game as a 12.5-point underdog, while the 86 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Middle Tennessee lost its last outing, a 37-10 result against BYU on September 27. Middle Tennessee failed to cover in that game as a 23.5-point underdog, while the 47 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Team records:
East Carolina: 3-1 SU, 2-2 ATS
Middle Tennessee: 3-2 SU, 1-4 ATS

East Carolina most recently:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 8-2

Middle Tennessee most recently:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 8-2
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of East Carolina's last 5 games on the road
East Carolina is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of East Carolina's last 10 games
East Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Middle Tennessee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Middle Tennessee's last 8 games
Middle Tennessee is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Middle Tennessee's last 6 games at home

Next up:
East Carolina at Tulane, Saturday, October 12
Middle Tennessee at North Texas, Saturday, October 12