Thursday, December 24th, 2015
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The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders take on the Western Michigan Broncos on Thursday, December 24th, 2015 in the Bahamas Bowl. The opening line for this game has Western Michigan as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 60.
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Brent Stockstill finished his last game with 257 yards through the air for MTSU. He completed 24 passes out of 30 attempts for a 80% completion percentage. Shane Tucker led the Blue Raiders in rushing with 57 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 12 rushing attempts for the game. Richie James was the team leader in receiving with a total of 85 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game MTSU totaled 456 yards by way of 73 plays. They rushed the ball 43 times for a total of 199 yards on the game and the Blue Raiders totaled 28 first downs by getting 18 rushing, 8 passing and 2 by penalty.
Zach Terrell finished his last game with 243 yards through the air for Western Michigan. He completed 12 passes out of 20 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. Tom Flacco led the Broncos in rushing with 60 yards. He averaged 12 yards per carry on his 5 rushing attempts for the game. Corey Davis was the team leader in receiving with a total of 139 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. Western Michigan totaled 416 yards by way of 61 plays. They rushed the ball 40 times for a total of 148 yards on the game and the Broncos totaled 16 first downs by getting 6 rushing, 8 passing and 2 by penalty.
MTSU is averaging 34.3 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 25.6 passes per game on 38.4 attempts for a 66.6 percent completion percentage and average 309.4 yards in the passing department per game. The Blue Raiders are running for an average of 154.6 yards per game on 39.8 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. They run 78.3 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 464 total yards each outing. The Blue Raiders get 23.8 first downs per game and they average 42.9 penalty yards via 4.8 penalties each contest.
MTSU gives up an average of 246.7 passing yards and 25.1 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 22.1 completions per game on 37.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.5. The Blue Raiders allow an average of 143.7 rushing yards per game on 36.9 carries for a 3.9 average. MTSU gives up 390.3 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.9 penalties per game that total 52.4 yards as a unit.
Western Michigan is putting 35.3 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 21.2 passes per game on 31.4 attempts for a 67.4 percent completion percentage and average 283.4 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Broncos run for an average of 197.2 yards per game on 40.4 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry this season. They run 71.8 plays per game and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 480.6 total yards per game. The Broncos are averaging 24.2 first downs per outing and accumulate 57.6 penalty yards via 6 penalties each game.
Western Michigan gives up 224.8 passing yards per outing and 28.1 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 16.7 completions on 30.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.8. The Broncos allow an average of 186.6 rushing yards per game on 35.2 carries for an average of 5.3 yards per carry. Western Michigan gives up 411.3 total yards per game including an average of 6.3 per play. They create an average of 1.3 turnovers per game and 5.5 penalties for 45.3 yards each game.
MTSU Betting Trends
MTSU is 4-8-0 against the over/under so far this season
MTSU has an ATS record of 8-4-0 this season
Western Michigan Betting Trends
Western Michigan is 6-5-1 against the over/under so far this season
Western Michigan has an ATS record of 7-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/06/15 LB Anfornee Stewart Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Western Michigan
12/06/15 DE Jahmal Jones Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Western Michigan
12/06/15 RB Jeremiah Bryson Shoulder "?" Thursday vs. Western Michigan
12/06/15 DB Jeremy Cutrer Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Western Michigan
12/06/15 LB Myles Harges Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Western Michigan
12/06/15 TE Tyler Barron Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Western Michigan
08/27/15 OL Adam Stickel Knee out for season
08/27/15 DB Nick Beasley Knee out for season
10/20/15 OG James Kristof Knee out for season
10/20/15 DB Justin Tranquill Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take MTSU
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