Middle Tennessee vs Colorado State prediction, game preview, how to watch. Week 2, Saturday, September 10
Middle Tennessee vs Colorado State How To Watch
Date: Saturday, September 10
Game Time: 4:00 ET
Venue: Canvas Stadium, Fort Collins, CO
How To Watch: Evoca
Record: Middle Tennessee (0-1), Colorado State (0-1)
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Middle Tennessee vs Colorado State Game Preview
Why Middle Tennessee Will Win
That was rough.
Middle Tennessee ran into a James Madison buzzsaw in the 44-7 loss. The defense was awful, the offense was worse, and it was a terrible day against a jacked up team ecstatic to be up in the FBS world.
Middle Tennessee is better than that.
The defense didn’t come up with any takeaways, but they should come against the Colorado State offense. Chase Cunningham is a better all-around quarterback than he showed, the ground game will get going against a defense that got hammered on by Michigan for six yards per carry.
Deep breath … again, it’ll be better.
Why Colorado State Will Win
Middle Tennessee got rolled by James Madison. No offense to the Dukes, but they’re not Michigan.
The 51-7 loss to the Wolverines was a disaster in all phases, but Colorado State is going to be better than that.
New head coach Jay Norvell has the parts in place to be a problem in a weakened Mountain West. For all of the issues, QB Clay Millen completed 16-of-20 passes, the high-powered passing game should be able to roll against a Blue Raider secondary that allowed six touchdown passes last week to former CSU Ram Todd Centeio, and …
What’s Going To Happen
Colorado State will look the part.
The lines couldn’t hold up against the Michigan fronts last week, but they’ll have it a whole lot easier back at home.
This is where the passing game clicks, the Ram rushing attack will average five yards per carry, and Week 1 will be well in the past.
Middle Tennessee vs Colorado State Prediction, Line
Colorado State 38, Middle Tennessee 21
Line: Colorado State -9.5, o/u: 58.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3
Middle Tennessee vs Colorado State Must See Rating (out of 5): 2