NCAA Matchups  >>  Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs. BYU Cougars Preview 09/27/2013

The fans at LaVell Edwards Stadium will be treated to a game between the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders and the BYU Cougars when they take their seats on Friday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cougars listed as 22-point favorites versus the Blue Raiders, while the game's total is sitting at 60.
Last time out for Middle Tennessee, they were a 42-35 winner as they battled Florida Atlantic on the road. Middle Tennessee covered in the match as a 3-point favorite, while 77 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
BYU lost its last outing, a 20-13 result against Utah on September 21. BYU failed to cover in that game as a 7-point favorite, while the 33 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

CURRENT STREAK:
Middle Tennessee has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Middle Tennessee: 3-1 SU, 1-3 ATS
BYU: 1-2 SU, 1-2 ATS
MIDDLE TENNESSEE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 5-5

BYU MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Middle Tennessee is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Middle Tennessee's last 7 games
Middle Tennessee is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Middle Tennessee's last 6 games on the road
BYU is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
BYU is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of BYU's last 6 games
BYU is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

NEXT UP:
Middle Tennessee home to East Carolina, Saturday, October 5
BYU at Utah State, Friday, October 4