North Texas vs Middle Tennessee 10/19/19 - College Football Pick, Odds & Prediction
North Texas vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 3:00 PM (Apogee Stadium)
UNT -10.5 Total 60
The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders visit Apogee Stadium in Denton, Texas on Saturday to play the North Texas Mean Green. The Blue Raiders fell to 2-4 after losing to Florida Atlantic on Saturday 28-13 in a Conference-USA showdown. Middle Tennessee scored first with an Asher O’Hara 30-yard touchdown pass and went ahead 13-12 in the second quarter on an O’Hara touchdown run, but would not score again.
Asher O’Hara leads Middle Tennessee with 1,491 yards passing, 10 touchdowns and five interceptions. O’Hara is the leading rusher for the Blue Raiders with 368 yards and three touchdowns, while Chaton Mobley has rushed for 164 yards and three TDs. Jarrin Pierce is the leading receiver with 327 yards and two touchdowns. Reed Blankenship leads all tacklers for Middle Tennessee with 52.
North Texas fell to 2-4 on the season following its 45-27 loss to Southern Mississippi. The North Texas defense gave up 563 total yards of offense to Southern Miss. North Texas trailed at the half 28-20, but was held to 114 yards of offense after halftime. Mason Fine threw for 217 yards, three touchdowns and one interception in the loss. Jaelon Darden caught all three TD passes.
Mason Fine leads North Texas with 1,508 yards passing, 14 touchdowns and four interceptions. The leading rusher is Tre Siggers with 502 yards and four touchdowns. Jaelon Darden leads the Mean Green in receiving with 350 yards and six touchdowns. The leading tackler for North Texas is KD Davis with 54.
Middle Tennessee is 1-4 ATS in its last 5
The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Blue Raiders last 7 on the road
North Texas is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 at home
The UNDER has cashed in 9 of the Mean Green’s last 12 conference games
Middle Tennessee has had its problems winning straight up but has covered the number in each of its last 5 versus an opponent with a losing record. The Blue Raiders have covered the number in 5 of their last 7 conference matchups. North Texas on the other hand has failed to cover 5 of its last 6 at home and 6 of its last 7 in conference play. Final Score Prediction, North Texas Mean Green wins but comes up short ATS 31-27