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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Face the Bowling Green Falcons: Week 3 NCAA Football Odds and Pick

The NCAA college football betting menu features a clash between Bowling Green and Middle Tennessee on Saturday, with the host Falcons trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders were listed as -3.5-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bovada for updates.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 36-34 result in favor of the Blue Raiders on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs Bowling Green Falcons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Bowling Green Falcons sit at 1-1 (0-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are currently 1-1 (1-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Bowling Green is 1-1 OU, and Middle Tennessee is 1-1 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Bowling Green vs Middle Tennessee injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Bowling Green Falcons at No. 9 and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at No. 55 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Bowling Green Falcons No. 113-ranked offense (18.5 PPG) against a Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders defense that ranks No. 65 at 23.5 PPG. The Bowling Green Falcons passing attack has averaged 251 yards per game, more than the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders give up through the air (83.5 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders own the league's No. 53-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 231 yards per game when on the road. Bowling Green, on the other hand, rates No. 112 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Brent Stockstill handled the Commodores defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 399 yards, but Middle Tennessee still lost to Vanderbilt 47-24.

Betting Trends
  • Middle Tennessee is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Middle Tennessee's last 8 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
  • Bowling Green is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Bowling Green is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Bowling Green is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • Bowling Green is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Middle Tennessee home to LA Tech, Saturday, September 24th
Bowling Green at Memphis, Saturday, September 24th