Florida Atlantic vs. Middle Tennessee Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 19, 2022

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C-USA opponents will battle when the Florida Atlantic Owls (5-5) meet the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5).

Florida Atlantic vs. Middle Tennessee Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with sportsbooks listing Florida Atlantic as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Florida Atlantic has -221 odds to pick up the win, while Middle Tennessee is listed at +179 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 51 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Florida Atlantic vs. Middle Tennessee Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Stadium: Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium

Betting Preview

Florida Atlantic

Florida Atlantic is averaging 412.2 yards per game offensively this year (53rd in the FBS), and are giving up 391.1 yards per game (83rd) on the other side of the ball. Florida Atlantic is putting up 30.5 points per game on offense (51st in the FBS), and ranks 47th defensively with 23.8 points allowed per game. Florida Atlantic ranks 94th in pass offense (210.7 passing yards per game) and 42nd in pass defense (209.1 passing yards allowed per game) this year. Florida Atlantic sports the 105th-ranked defense this season in terms of rushing yards (182.0 rushing yards allowed per game), and has been more effective on offense, ranking 24th-best with 201.5 rushing yards per game. Florida Atlantic ranks 37th in third-down efficiency (43.6%) on offense and 44th in third-down percentage allowed (35.9%) on defense this season. Florida Atlantic has forced 15 total turnovers (54th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 10 times (16th in the FBS) for +5a turnover margin of +5, 31st-ranked in college football.

Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee is putting up 363.0 total yards per game on offense this season (86th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 410.6 total yards per game (97th-ranked). Middle Tennessee ranks 78th in the FBS with 26.8 points per game on offense, and it ranks 88th with 28.8 points surrendered per contest on the defensive side of the ball. Middle Tennessee has been struggling to stop the pass, ranking 15th-worst with 275.7 passing yards given up per game. It has been more effective offensively, generating 248.5 passing yards per contest (48th-ranked). Middle Tennessee’s running game has been struggling, ranking 24th-worst in the FBS with 114.5 rushing yards per game. It has been more productive defensively, giving up 134.9 rushing yards per contest (46th-ranked). Middle Tennessee’s offense has not been getting things done on third down, ranking 19th-worst in the FBS with a 33.1% third-down conversion rate. It has been more productive on defense, giving up a 40.5% third-down rate (84th-ranked). After forcing 19 turnovers (18th in the FBS) and turning the ball over 16 times (83rd in the FBS) this season, Middle Tennessee owns the 42nd-ranked turnover margin of +3.

Florida Atlantic vs. Middle Tennessee Betting Analysis

Florida Atlantic Betting Insights

Florida Atlantic has compiled a 5-5-0 record against the spread this season. Florida Atlantic is 3-0 ATS when playing as at least 6-point favorites. Florida Atlantic games have gone over the total three times this season. The Owls have won four of the seven games they were favored on the moneyline this season (57.1%). In games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -221 or shorter, the Owls have gone 2-0 (75%).

Blue Raiders Betting Insights

Middle Tennessee has put together a record of 4-6-0 against the spread this season. Middle Tennessee has a record of 2-2 ATS when playing as at least 6-point underdogs. Middle Tennessee games have gone over the total five times this year. This season, the Blue Raiders have been the underdog seven times and won three of those games. The Blue Raiders have entered four games this season as the underdog by +179 or more and are 0-2 in those contests.

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Florida Atlantic vs. Middle Tennessee Against The Spread & Betting Records

Florida Atlantic

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 56.4 56.6 56.2
Implied Total AVG 32.2 32.0 32.4
ATS Record 5-5-0 3-2-0 2-3-0
Over/Under Record 3-7-0 0-5-0 3-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 4-3 3-0 1-3
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-2 1-1 0-1

Blue Raiders

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 59.0 62.8 56.5
Implied Total AVG 34.7 36.8 33.3
ATS Record 4-6-0 1-3-0 3-3-0
Over/Under Record 5-5-0 2-2-0 3-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-1 2-0 0-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 3-4 0-2 3-2

Players to Watch

Florida Atlantic

  • The Owls’ defense has been helped by the contributions of Eddie Williams, who has played 10 games and posted 39 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two sacks.
  • Armani-Eli Adams has suited up for 10 games, collecting one interception to go along with 37 tackles and one pass defended for the Owls.
  • Romain Mungin has hit the gridiron for 10 games, registering 17 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and two interceptions for the Owls.
  • A big part of the Owls’ defense, Dwight Toombs II has three interceptions to go with 28 tackles and three passes defended in 10 games.

Blue Raiders

  • In 10 games for the Blue Raiders, Jordan Ferguson has posted 6.0 sacks to go with 7.0 TFL and 30 tackles.
  • On defense, Tra Fluellen has helped lead the charge with 48 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two interceptions in 10 games.
  • Zaylin Wood has been providing a big boost on defense, registering 4.5 sacks to go with 3.0 TFL, 18 tackles, and one interception for the Blue Raiders.
  • The Blue Raiders’ Teldrick Ross has collected 38 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one interception in 10 games.

Florida Atlantic vs. Middle Tennessee Predictions and Pick

Florida Atlantic vs. Middle Tennessee betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Blue Raiders (+6)

    Pick OU:

    Over (51)

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Our pick to win this contest is Florida Atlantic, and we project that Middle Tennessee will cover the spread (Florida Atlantic -6). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 51 points.

WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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