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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs Rice Owls 10/24/2020 NCAAF Odds, Picks & Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs Rice Owls 10/24/2020 – Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will hit the road once again to kick-off against Rice Owls from Rice Stadium in Houston, Texas. The Blue Raiders are considered a weak team in this 2020 season after their poor 1-5 record. Rice Owls are yet to taste the thrill of playing since three of their previous games were cancelled. The Owls will look forward to this great opportunity against a weak Middle Tennessee squad. The top sportsbooks have been against the Blue Raiders in the past as the odds were not in their favor. Middle Tennessee will try to rebound after their last defeat in this game.
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs Rice Owls 10/24/2020
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
In their last game, Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders lost against North Texas Mean Green with a final score of 52-35. Their defensive unit is surrendering way too much while their offense is struggling to get past opponents. Asher O’Hara has managed to cover 1176 passing yards for his team in total with nine touchdowns. However, the quarterback has also been sacked 15 times. From the rushing end, O’Hara has taken the lead once again with 407 yards and four touchdowns. Wide receiver Jarrin Pierce is leading all receivers with 389 yards and two touchdown receptions.
Players to watch: A. O’Hara QB (CMP 120 ATT 188 YDS 1176 CMP% 63.8 AVG 6.3 LNG 44 TD 9 INT 8 SACK 15 SYL -78 RTG 123.7 ATT 117 YDS 407 AVG 3.5 LNG 31 TD 4), C. Cunningham QB (CMP 9 ATT 17 YDS 73 CMP% 52.9 AVG 4.3 LNG 24 TD 0 INT 2 SACK 1 SYL -6 RTG 65.5), C. Mobley RB (ATT 50 YDS 277 AVG 5.5 LNG 63 TD 3), J. Pierce WR (REC 40 YDS 389 AVG 9.7 LNG 44 TD 2). T. Stewart QB (CMP 92 ATT 153 YDS 1054 CMP% 60.1 AVG 6.9 LNG 45 TD 8 INT 2 SACK 20 SYL -107 RTG 132.6).
Rice Owls had their games postponed against Marshall, UAB, and Houston. The Owls will finally kick-off their 2020 football season in the eighth week. Last season was not very successful for Rice Owls as they ended up with an overall record of 3-9. When it came to their conference play, the Owls held a 3-5 record. Quarterback Wiley Green will return this year after completing 787 throwing yards with four touchdowns. The top running backs Charlie Brooker and Aston Walter will return for the Owls while Austin Trammell and Brad Rozner take the place at the wide receiving spot.
Players to watch: W. Green QB (CMP 75 ATT 142 YDS 787 CMP% 52.8 AVG 5.5 LNG 55 TD 4 INT 2 SACK 9 SYL -65 RTG 105.8), A. Walter RB (ATT 145 YDS 771 AVG 5.3 LNG 64 TD 8), C. Booker RB (ATT 88 YDS 272 AVG 3.1 LNG 24 TD 1), B. Rozner WR (REC 55 YDS 770 AVG 14 LNG 55 TD 5).
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs Rice Owls Betting Numbers
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Middle Tennessee’s last 12 games.
Rice is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games.
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs Rice Owls Betting Picks
This might seem like an easy opportunity for Rice Owls, but the top 10 betting sites are predicting the Blue Raiders to win this game and cover the spread with a final score of 33-20.