The Florida Atlantic Owls (3 - 2, 1 - 0 CONF) are heading home this week to host the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (2 - 3, 1 - 0 CONF). This game will be played at the FAU Football Stadium in Boca Raton, FL. Middle Tennessee comes into this game riding high off of a win over Marshall. Florida Atlantic will be looking to secure their third straight victory in a row. Florida Atlantic will be heavily favored in what could become an ugly game.
Florida Atlantic comes into this game averaging 33 PPG on offense. The FAU Owls have shown that they can push the ball downfield with ease thanks to QB Chris Robison (1,412 yards, 12 TDs). Florida Atlantic's passing offense should open up opportunities on the ground, as well. Florida Atlantic is surrendering 32 PPG on defense, so this could end up being a high-scoring game.
The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders come into this game scoring 22 PPG on offense while surrendering 34 PPG to opposing teams on defense. Middle Tennessee is paced by the play of their dynamic running quarterback, Asher O'Hara (1,156 passing yards, 311 rushing yards, 11 total TDs). O'Hara will need to play close to a perfect game in order to keep the Blue Raiders close in this game.