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On Saturday at 4:00 PM ET, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (0-1) will visit the Colorado State Rams (0-1).
The Rams are double-digit favorites (currently -11) in their game against the Blue Raiders, with the over/under being 57 points. (On the moneyline, the Rams are -454 and the Blue Raiders are +332.)
Game Info and Betting Lines for Colorado State vs. Middle Tennessee
- Game Day: Saturday, September 10, 2022
- Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: MW Network
- Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
- Stadium: Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium
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Colorado State Betting Insights
- Colorado State compiled a 4-8-0 record against the spread last season.
- Colorado State won its only game last season when playing as at least 11-point favorites.
- Last season, the combined scoring went over the point total six times in Colorado State games.
Colorado State Stats & Insights
- Colorado State racked up just 2.0 fewer points per game (23.7) than Middle Tennessee allowed (25.7) last year.
- Colorado State was 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall last season when the team notched over 25.7 points.
- Middle Tennessee had a 5-0 record against the spread and a 5-0 record overall in games when it allowed fewer than 23.7 points last year.
- Colorado State collected 415.8 yards per game last year, 42.3 more yards than the 373.5 Middle Tennessee gave up per outing.
- In games that Colorado State amassed more than 373.5 yards last season, the team was 2-6 against the spread and 2-6 overall.
- Middle Tennessee had a 5-3 record ATS and a 5-3 record overall when holding its opponents to less than 415.8 yards last year.
- Colorado State rushed for 164.1 yards per game last season, 26.8 more than the 137.3 Middle Tennessee allowed per contest.
- Last season Colorado State had a 3-4 ATS record and a 3-4 overall record in games the team ran for over 137.3 yards.
- When Middle Tennessee held its opponents to fewer than 164.1 yards on the ground last year, it was 5-2 against the spread and 5-2 overall.
- Colorado State turned the ball over 19 times last year, 13 fewer than Middle Tennessee forced turnovers (32).
Colorado State’s Best Players
- Todd Centeio put together an impressive passing stat line last year with 2,958 yards (246.5 yards per game), going 229-for-380 (60.3% completion percentage), 15 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. He was a factor in the running game as well, with 439 rushing yards on 131 carries, two rushing TDs, and averaging 36.6 yards per game.
- Last year David Bailey took 197 carries for 752 yards (62.7 per game) and scored nine touchdowns.
- Trey McBride collected 90 receptions for 1,121 yards and one touchdown last year. He was targeted 132 times, and averaged 93.4 yards per game.
- Dante Wright produced last year, catching 44 passes for 554 yards and three touchdowns. He collected 46.2 receiving yards per game.
- Ty McCullouch’s stat line last season: 415 receiving yards, 24 catches, one touchdown, on 49 targets.
- Scott Patchan did his thing last season with a memorable stat line of 11.5 sacks, 15.0 TFL and 58 tackles.
- Cam’Ron Carter was a wrecking ball on the field, collecting 86 tackles, 7.0 TFL, six sacks, and one interception last year.
- Robert Floyd intercepted two passes last year while also totaling 27 tackles and two passes defended.
Middle Tennessee Betting Insights
- Middle Tennessee covered seven times in 13 matchups with a spread last year.
- Middle Tennessee covered the spread once when an underdog by 11 points or more last year (in five opportunities).
- Middle Tennessee and its opponent combined to go over the point total six out of 13 times last year.
Middle Tennessee Stats & Insights
- Middle Tennessee scored just 1.5 more points per game (29.8) than Colorado State allowed (28.3) last season.
- When Middle Tennessee put up over 28.3 points last season, it was 5-0 against the spread and 5-1 overall.
- Last season Colorado State had a 4-3 record against the spread and a 3-4 record overall in games when it held opponents to fewer than 29.8 points.
- Middle Tennessee averaged just 16.8 fewer yards per game (362.0) than Colorado State allowed per matchup (378.8) last season.
- When Middle Tennessee picked up more than 378.8 yards last year, the team was 2-1 against the spread and 2-2 overall.
- In games Colorado State limited its opponents to less than 362.0 yards last year, it had a 4-2 record ATS and a 3-3 record overall.
- Last season Middle Tennessee ran for 44.3 fewer yards per game (123.5) than Colorado State allowed per contest (167.8).
- Last year Middle Tennessee had a 2-0 ATS record and a 2-0 overall record in games the team ran for more than 167.8 yards.
- Last season, Colorado State was 4-2 against the spread and 3-3 overall when holding opponents to less than 123.5 yards on the ground.
- Middle Tennessee turned the ball over nine more times (21 total) than Colorado State forced turnovers (12) last season.
Middle Tennessee’s Best Players
- Chase Cunningham threw for 1,318 yards and 16 touchdowns last season.
- Martell Pettaway averaged 28.6 rushing yards and tallied three rushing touchdowns.
- Frank Peasant ran for three touchdowns on 303 yards a year ago.
- Jarrin Pierce averaged 40.2 yards on 3.3 receptions per game and racked up six receiving touchdowns in 2021.
- Jimmy Marshall averaged 39.2 receiving yards on 4.6 targets per game in 2021, scoring six touchdowns.
- Yusuf Ali caught 45 passes on his way to 472 receiving yards and four touchdowns a season ago.
- Last year Jordan Ferguson put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with 8.0 sacks, and added 11.0 TFL and 48 tackles.
- Reed Blankenship put together an excellent stat line last year, collecting 88 tackles, 8.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception.
- A year ago Quincy Riley collected 32 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and seven passes defended as well as five interceptions.