A Conference USA battle is on tap Saturday between the FIU Panthers and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at 4 p.m. ET at Riccardo Silva Stadium. FIU is 0-1, while MTSU is 0-4. The Blue Raiders are 4-0 against the spread in their last four conference games. The Panthers, meanwhile, are 6-0 against the spread in their last six games following a bye week.
The Panthers are favored by six-points in the latest FIU vs. Middle Tennessee odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 57. Before you make any Middle Tennessee vs. FIU picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of over $4,200 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread It is a sizzling 20-3 on top-rated picks through five weeks of the 2020 college football season, returning over $1,300 in profit already. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.
Now, the model has set its sights on Middle Tennessee vs. FIU. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the college football odds from William Hill and trends for FIU vs. Middle Tennessee:
- Middle Tennessee vs. FIU spread: FIU -6
- Middle Tennessee vs. FIU over-under: 57 points
- Middle Tennessee vs. FIU money line: FIU -215, Middle Tennessee +180
What you need to know about Middle Tennessee
The Blue Raiders were close to their first victory of the season, but allowed a game-clinching touchdown to Western Kentucky with six minutes remaining in a 20-17 loss. Asher O'Hara threw a 2-yard TD pass to CJ Windham with just over two minutes remaining, but a Middle Tennessee onside kick failed.
O'Hara finished 23-of-33 passing for 217 yards and added 98 rushing yards on 25 carries, including a touchdown, against Western Kentucky. O'Hara has thrown for 744 yards and four touchdowns this season, and has rushed for 222 yards and two scores.
What you need to know about FIU
The Panthers finally started their 2020 season two weeks ago, but fell short to Liberty in a 36-34 decision. Running back D'Vonte Price ran for a career-high 148 yards with TD runs from 30 and 65 yards in the loss. Quarterback Stone Norton was 9-of-13 passing for 120 yards with two touchdown passes.
How to make Middle Tennessee vs. FIU picks
SportsLine's model is leaning under on the total, despite predicting Norton and O'Hara both pass for more than 200 yards. It has also generated an against-the-spread pick that cashes in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can only get the pick at SportsLine.
So who wins MTSU vs. FIU? And which side of the spread hits well over 60 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the FIU vs. Middle Tennessee spread to jump on Saturday, all from the advanced model that is up over $4,000 on its top-rated college football spread picks, and find out.