Middle Tennesee State (2-4) took a beating from Liberty last week and will face Connecticut (1-7) on Friday. The Blue Raiders will take on the Huskies at Rentschler Field. Caesars Sportsbook lists Middle Tennessee State as a 14.5-point favorite in its latest Middle Tennessee State vs. Connecticut odds, while the over-under for total points scored is 54.5. (See the latest college football lines for all of this week's games on our college football odds page.) Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network.
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The model knows that Middle Tennessee State has a versatile aerial attack. Seven Blue Raiders different players have caught at least one touchdown pass this year. Five of them have hauled in at least a pair of them. The model also knows that Connecticut has struggled with efficiency through the air. Three Huskies quarterbacks have completion percentages below 60 percent. They've combined to throw nine touchdown passes with 10 interceptions.
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