College Football News Preview 2020: Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

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College Football News Preview 2020: Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

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College Football News Preview 2020: Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

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1. College Football News Preview 2020: Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Win Total Prediction, What Will Happen

Middle Tennessee had become as steady as could be.

It was good for around seven wins a year, maybe eight, and it was always in the mix for the Conference USA title. It got to the championship game two years ago and lost, but that’s okay – the program was certain to win seven games in 2019, maybe eight, and be in the mix again for the Conference USA title, and …

Pfffffffffft. The air went out of the balloon in a shocking dud of a campaign.

There were injuries, and it was a bit of a rebuilding season, but the team was simply not very good.

But there were some very good parts, and a lot of them are back to give it another run. At this point in his 15th year at the helm, head coach Rick Stockstill isn’t likely to have a second straight clunker.

Set The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Regular Season Win Total At … 7

Bet at BetMGM Win Total Line: 5.5

The opener against Duke isn’t a foregone conclusion, but that and the home game against Virginia Tech will be tough gets. But that’s about it.

Going to Marshall won’t be easy, but there’s no Southern Miss, Louisiana Tech, or UAB on the schedule, and Florida Atlantic and WKU have to come to Murfreesboro.

The Blue Raiders will be at Indiana State and they should get by Old Dominion, UConn, and Charlotte. Going to Rice isn’t going to be as easy as it was in previous years – Middle Tennessee lost the matchup last season – and the trip to FIU will be interesting, but consider 2019 a blip.

2020?

The Blue Raiders will win seven games, maybe eight, and be in the mix for the Conference USA title.

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