Canceled: Florida Atlantic Owls at Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders - 11/28/20 College Football Pick and Prediction
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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-6) vs Florida Atlantic Owls (5-1)
Game Info: Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 3:30 pm (Johnny (Red) Floyd Stadium)
Betting Odds: Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders +6.5 -- Over/Under: 46.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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This game has been canceled.
The Florida Atlantic Owls and MiddleTennessee State Blue Raiders face off on Saturday in a college football showdown at Floyd Stadium.
The Florida Atlantic Owls have found a lot of success again this season sitting with a 5-1 record with the only loss coming against a very good Marshall squad. Even with the success, Florida Atlantic can’t be very happy with the way the offense looked in the last game. Against a terrible UMass team, Florida Atlantic could only manage 24 points. The defense however did look really good with the only two points coming on a safety. On the season FAU is averaging 21 points per game while the defense is giving up 11.2 points per game. At quarterback Florida Atlantic is led by Nick Tronti who has thrown for 515 yards, four touchdowns, and one interception.
On the other side of this matchup is the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders who sit with a 3-6 record and coming into this game they have won two of the last three games. In the last game against Troy they were 11 point underdogs, but the defense stepped up giving up only 17 points and that was enough to come away with the victory. Middle Tennessee isn’t an elite offensive team averaging 22.9 points per game while the defense is giving up 35.4 points. The offense of course will need to be good, but they need the defense to step up against an offense that hasn’t been elite this season. If the defense is strong, Middle Tennessee will have a chance.
FAU is 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 games overall. The under is 7-2 in Middle Tennessee’s last nine games as an underdog. The favorite is 8-2 in the last ten meetings between Florida Atlantic and Middle Tennessee. FAU is 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 meetings against the Blue Raiders.
FAU isn’t an elite offensive team but their defense is strong and that will continue in this game. Look for FAU to slow down the pace of this game, Middle Tennessee will also keep the ball on the ground and this game is going to stay under the total.