Liberty vs Middle Tennessee Prediction - College Basketball Picks 3/5/24

Middle Tennessee (12-17) vs Liberty (17-12)

Game Info: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 7:00 pm (Murphy Center)

Betting Odds: Middle Tennessee +5.5 -- Over/Under: 136 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Liberty Flames and Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders face off on Saturday in a college basketball at the Murphy Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Liberty vs Middle Tennessee prediction.

Liberty Coming off a Bad Loss

Liberty faced off against UTEP in the last game and they scored only 51 points and the defense gave up 67 points. Two games ago against New Mexico State, Liberty scored 83 points on the way to the victory. Liberty is averaging 74.6 points while their defense is giving up 64.9 points per game. The offense is ranked 151st in the league while the defense is ranked 18th. Kyle Rode is averaging 13.8 points while shooting 39.7 percent from the field and 38.5 percent from behind the three point line. 

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Middle Tennessee Defense Looks to Bounce Back

Middle Tennessee faced off against Sam Houston State, and the offense scored 64 points but the defense gave up 81 points. Two games ago against Western Kentucky, Middle Tennessee scored 74 points and they ended up winning by two points. The offense is averaging 65.7 points while their defense is giving up 69.7 points per game. The defense is ranked 114th, and they are going to need the defense to be good here. Jestin Porter is averaging 14.2 points while shooting 41.4 percent from the field. 

Liberty vs Middle Tennessee State Betting Prediction 

Liberty is coming off a bad loss but they are going to bounce back here. Liberty is averaging 74.6 points and they are going to find success here. Middle Tennessee is averaging 65.7 points and they are going to struggle to get the offense going here. Liberty is going to run up the score and Middle Tennessee won’t be keeping up. Back Liberty to win this game and cover the spread here. 

Shane’s Pick Liberty -5.5

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