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Vanderbilt Commodores Visit Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in Week 5 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

The visiting Vanderbilt Commodores hope to send their betting fans to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Floyd Stadium against the Blue Raiders.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in this game found them listed as -4.5-point favorites on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 28-21 win for 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.

Vanderbilt Commodores vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are 2-2 so far on the season, and 4-0 ATS vs the point spread. The Vanderbilt Commodores, meanwhile, are 1-3 and 2-1-1 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Middle Tennessee go 2-2 and the Vanderbilt Commodores go 0-3-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Middle Tennessee vs Vanderbilt injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at No. 60 and the Vanderbilt Commodores at No. 105 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders No. 12-ranked offense (44.5 PPG) against a Vanderbilt Commodores defense that ranks No. 42 at 19.75 PPG. The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders passing attack has averaged 312.25 yards per game, more than the Vanderbilt Commodores give up through the air (195.25 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Vanderbilt Commodores own the league's No. 38-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 151 yards per game when on the road. Middle Tennessee, on the other hand, rates No. 15 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In Vanderbilt's last outing, Chad Kelly threw for 321 yards in a losing cause against the Rebels, 27-16 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

In their last gridiron battle, Geronimo Allison did much of the damage, producing 128 receiving yards but Middle Tennessee managed to defeat the Blue Raiders 27-25 at Memorial Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Vanderbilt is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Vanderbilt's last 6 games
  • Vanderbilt is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Vanderbilt is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Middle Tennessee is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • Middle Tennessee is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Middle Tennessee's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Vanderbilt at South Carolina, Saturday, October 17th
Middle Tennessee at Western Kentucky, Saturday, October 10th