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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Visit the Missouri Tigers in Week 8 College Football – Betting Odds and Pick

Missouri will look to improve on its 2-4 record this week when they host Middle Tennessee in Week 8 action at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Missouri Tigers sat as -4-point favorite, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 32-10 result in favor of the Blue Raiders. 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 Missouri Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Missouri Tigers are 2-4 overall and 3-3 ATS against the spread, while the Blue Raiders are 4-2 and 3-1-2 ATS. As for the totals, Missouri is 4-2 on the OU, and Middle Tennessee is 3-3 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Missouri vs Middle Tennessee injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 94-rated Missouri Tigers and the No. 23-ranked Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Missouri's No. 44-ranked offense, averaging 33.17 PPG, against a Middle Tennessee defense that ranks No. 65 this week at 26.5 PPG. The Missouri aerial game is averaging 308.5 yards per game, more than the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders secondary allows through the air, 249 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders own the league's No. 62-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 180 yards per game when on the road. Missouri, on the other hand, rates No. 75 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Brent Stockstill's 434-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as WKU earned a 44-43 win over Middle Tennessee on Saturday at Floyd Stadium.

Damarea Crockett tore up the turf for 145 rushing yards in the latest Tigers game, a 40-14 loss to the Gators at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Middle Tennessee is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Middle Tennessee's last 12 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 7-13-1 ATS in its last 21 games on the road
  • Middle Tennessee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Missouri is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Missouri is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Missouri's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Missouri's last 18 games

Next Betting Matchups

Middle Tennessee at FIU, Saturday, October 29th
Missouri home to Kentucky, Saturday, October 29th