Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/28/12
    By just looking at the records, it would seem that the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders and the Arkansas State Red Wolves were the same team.  They are both currently 8-3 on the year with 6-1 records in their conference.  That is where the teams similarities differ, however. While the Blue Raiders have been squeaking out victories throughout the year, the Red Wolves have been dominating most of the teams they play with their 27th ranked offense. Because of this, the college football odds have Arkansas at a -9.5 point spread against Middle Tennessee on their upcoming game. Looking at all of the Blue Raiders rankings, it is clear that there is no really strong point to the team. With a 56th ranked defense and 66th ranked offense, they have been winning game because their team is strong at their core but not unstoppable in any area.  This is where they will run into trouble this coming Saturday. The Red Wolves, while only slightly worse than the Blue Raiders on defense, are quite a b...
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