Middle Tennessee vs. Florida International
Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:31 PM (Floyd Stadium)
FIU -1.5 O/U 66.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Florida International Panthers pay a visit to Floyd Stadium in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on Saturday to play the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. The Panthers improved to 4-3 on the season following a 32-17 victory over the UTEP Miners. Anthony Jones rushed for 102 yards and had one reception for 61 yards in the win for the Panthers. FIU improved to 2-2 in Conference-USA play, but is two games behind first place Western Kentucky in the East.
James Morgan leads FIU in passing with 1,200 yards, eight touchdowns and two interceptions. The leading rusher is Anthony Jones with 512 yards and seven touchdowns, while Austin Maloney leads all receivers with 338 yards and one touchdown. Jamal Gates is the leading tackler for the Panthers with 47.
Middle Tennessee fell to 2-5 on the season and 1-2 in C-USA play after losing to the North Texas Mean Green 33-30. The game was tied 30-all when North Texas kicked a short field as time expired dealing the Blue Raiders the loss. Asher O’Hara threw for 136 yards while rushing for 82 yards and one touchdown for Middle Tennessee. Chase Cunningham took O’Hara’s place in the fourth quarter and passed for 121 yards, with one touchdown through the air and one on the ground.
Asher O’Hara leads Middle Tennessee with 1,627 yards passing, 10 touchdowns and five interceptions. O’Hara is the leading rusher for the Blue Raiders with 450 yards and four touchdowns. Jarrin Pierce is the leading receiver with 382 yards and two touchdowns. Reed Blankenship leads all tacklers for Middle Tennessee with 58.
FIU is 2-5 ATS in its last 7
The OVER has cashed in 9 of the Panthers last 13
Middle Tennessee is 3-6 ATS in its last 9
The OVER has cashed in 8 of the Blue Raiders last 12
Middle Tennessee is 6-1 straight up in its last 7 at home versus Florida International. The Blue Raiders have won 9 of their last 11 at home straight up and have covered the number in 6 of the last 8 versus an opponent from Conference-USA. FIU on the other hand has failed to cover the number in 5 of its last 7. Final Score Prediction, Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders win and cover ATS 28-23