Middle Tennessee State vs Rice 11/16/19 - College Football Pick Odds & Prediction

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 4:30 PM (Floyd Stadium )

MTS -11 Total 48.5

TV: ESPN+

The Rice Owls visit Floyd Stadium in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on Saturday to play the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders. The Owls had a bye in Week 11 and lost to the Marshall Thundering Herd 20-7 during Week 10. Rice fell to 0-9 with the loss. JoVoni Johnson threw for 97 yards and one touchdown for Rice in the loss. The Owls trailed at the half 17-7 but did not score after halftime.

JoVoni Johnson leads Rice in passing with 97 yards and one touchdown. Aston Walter has rushed 509 yards and five touchdowns to lead Rice. Austin Trammell is the leading receiver with 559 yards and three touchdowns. The leading tackler for Rice is Blaze Alldredge with 74.

Middle Tennessee State fell to 3-6 following its 34-20 loss a week ago to Charlotte. The Blue Raiders had a bye week this week. Asher O’Hara threw for 118 yards and rushed for 148 yards and two touchdowns in the loss. Jimmy Marshal caught a 10-yard touchdown pass. 

Asher O’Hara leads Middle Tennessee with 1,770 yards passing, 13 touchdowns and six interceptions. O’Hara is the leading rusher for the Blue Raiders with 757 yards and seven touchdowns. Jarrin Pierce is the leading receiver with 414 yards and two touchdowns. Jovante Moffatt leads all tacklers for Middle Tennessee with 74.

Rice is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 on the road

The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Owls last 4 in November

Middle Tennessee State is 6-1 ATS in its last 6 in November

The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Blue Raiders last 11

Rice is winless for the season and it appears the Owls will remain that way at least through their game with Middle Tennessee State. The Owls have failed to cover each of the last 4 overall and 5 of the last 7 versus an opponent with a losing record. Middle Tennessee State has covered the number in 6 of the last 7 versus an opponent with a losing record. Final Score Prediction, Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders win and cover ATS 31-14

David’s Pick Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.