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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Open as Week 2 Betting Underdogs vs Orange

Syracuse will look to improve on its 1-0 record this week when they host Middle Tennessee in Week 2 action at Carrier Dome on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Syracuse Orange were listed as -8.5-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pointed to a potential 36-29 result in favor of the Blue Raiders early in the week. That outcome may change during the week, if injuries alter the models, so check the college football picks page before game time. 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 Syracuse Orange Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 0-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Syracuse Orange are 0-1 ATS. Middle Tennessee is 0-1 against the over under total, while Syracuse is 0-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Syracuse vs Middle Tennessee injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Syracuse Orange at No. 108 and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at No. 67 heading into this contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last gridiron battle, Richie James did much of the damage, producing 112 receiving yards but Vanderbilt managed to defeat the Blue Raiders 28-6 at Floyd Stadium.

In their last game, Syracuse's aerial attack generated 328 yards and the Orange came away with a 50-7 victory over Central Connecticut State at Carrier Dome.

Betting Trends
  • Middle Tennessee is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Middle Tennessee's last 9 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Syracuse is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Syracuse is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Syracuse's last 8 games
  • Syracuse is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Middle Tennessee at Minnesota, Saturday, September 16th
Syracuse home to Central Michigan, Saturday, September 16th