Check out our free Owls vs Blue Raiders pick and preview for NCAAF week 13 game in Murfreesboro. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Owls vs Blue Raiders Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds

On Saturday, November 26th at NA PM ET, the Florida Atlantic Owls and Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium in Murfreesboro, TN. None is carrying television coverage for game. The oddsmakers project this Conference USA matchup to be closely contested, as the point spread is at 0 for each side.

Owls vs Blue Raiders Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Florida Atlantic Owls at Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
  • Where: Murfreesboro at Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium
  • Date: Saturday, November 26th
  • Betting Odds: FLATL OFF, FLATL OFF | MTNST OFF, O/U OFF

Owls Preview:

As the Owls travel to take on the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, they have an overall record of 5-6. This includes going 4-3 in Conference USA action.

Florida Atlantic is coming off a 28 loss to Middle Tennessee by a score of 49-21. The Owls entered the game as 5.5 point road underdogs, making this an ATS loss. The two team’s combined to score 70 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 51.0. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 615 yards, with 167 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 156th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Florida Atlantic is ranked 108th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 448 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Florida Atlantic offense is averaging 29.64. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Middle Tennessee defense ranked 26th in EPA. Look for the Owls offense to struggle on the ground, as they are facing a Middle Tennessee defense that is tough up front. This season, the Blue Raiders are averaging 184.82 yards per game and have a below average rush rate compared to other teams. Heading into the game, the Owls will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 221.09 yards places them 104th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 119th ranked team in attempts per contest (30.73).

Blue Raiders Preview:

As the Blue Raiders travel to take on the Florida Atlantic Owls, they have an overall record of 6-5. This includes going 3-4 in Conference USA action.

Last week, Middle Tennessee beat Florida Atlantic by a score of 49-21. Leading into the matchup, the Blue Raiders were 5.5 point underdogs. The two team’s combined to score 70 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 51.0. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 356 yards, with 31 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 51st in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Middle Tennessee is ranked 184th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 325 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Middle Tennessee offense is averaging 28.82. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Florida Atlantic defense ranked 104th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Middle Tennessee can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 119.27 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Florida Atlantic defense that is vulnerable up front. So far, the Blue Raiders are the 48th ranked team in pass yards per game, with an average of 266.09. This has come while throwing the ball an average of 38.82 times per contest, placing them 25th in the NCAA.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Owls have an ATS record of 5-6-0. Their current over-under record sits at 4-7-0. Across the Owls last 5 road games, the team averaged 29.6 points per game while allowing 30.6. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-3-0, while going 1-4-0 straight-up.

In terms of betting, the Blue Raiders have an ATS record of 5-6-0. Their current over-under record sits at 6-5-0. In their last 5 games at home, the Blue Raiders have a straight up record of 3-2-0 while going 2-3-0 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 33.8 points per game in these contests.

Owls vs Blue Raiders Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders OFF

Free Total Prediction: Over OFF

 


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