The Missouri Tigers host the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in Week 8 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 4:00 PM ET, at Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field.
The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-2) suffered from a 44-43 loss to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in Week 7. Brent Stockstill threw for 434 yards and three touchdowns in 42-for-54 passes. On the ground, I’Travius Mathers rushed for 143 yards and two touchdowns in 22 carries while Stockstill had 18 yards in five carries. Richie James led in receiving with 223 yards and two touchdowns in 16 receptions while Ty Lee had 73 yards in eight receptions. Dennis Andrews had 47 yards and a touchdown.
On the offense, Middle Tennessee football averages 366.2 yards in passing and 175.0 yards in rushing. On the defense, Middle Tennessee football allows 249.0 yards in passing and 146.7 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Missouri Tigers (2-4) suffered from a 40-14 loss to the Florida Gators in Week 7. Marvin Zanders threw for 59 yards in 3 of 4 passes. On the ground, Damarea Crockett rushed for 145 yards in 14 carries while Ish Witter had 82 yards and a touchdowns in 15 carries. Josh Augusta had three yards and a touchdown. Richaud Floyd led in receiving with 34 yards in a catch while Jason Reese had 24 yards in a reception.
On the offense, Missouri football averages 308.5 yards in passing and 175.8 yards in rushing. On the defense, Missouri football allows 232.7 yards in passing and 205.3 yards in rushing against their opponents.
MTSU vs Missouri football game schedule:
Date: October 22, 2016
Kick Off Time: 4:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: SECN
Live Stream: SECN Stream
Odds and Point Spread: -6.5 Missouri, 71.5 O/U