QB Stockstill Back for MTSU
The 2016 Sheraton Hawaii Bowl has the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders and the Hawaii Warriors matched up. They meet at Aloha Stadium on Christmas Eve in game broadcast by ESPN at 8 pm EST.
Oddsmakers currently have the Blue Raiders listed as 7-point favorites versus the Warriors, while the game’s total is sitting at 71.
Last time out for Hawaii, they were a 46-40 winner as they battled the UMASS Minutemen at home. Hawaii failed to cover in the match as a -9-point favorite, while 86 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Quarterback Dru Brown completed 62 percent of his passes for 2,214 yards and 15 touchdowns. The top receiver is Marcus Kemp, who caught 70 balls for 1,036 yards and seven scores.
Middle Tennessee won its last outing, a 77-56 result against Florida Atlantic Owls on November 26. Middle Tennessee covered in that game as a -17-point favorite, while the 133 combined points took the game OVER the total. Brent Stockstill, who missed the final three games of the regular season with a broken collarbone. He suffered the injury in a Nov. 5 loss to Texas-San Antonio. The QB threw for 2,801 yards and 27 touchdowns in nine games. He completed nearly 64 percent of his passes and tossed only five interceptions in 363 attempts.
Hawaii Bowl Stats and Matchups
Team record: 8-4 SU,6-4-2 ATS
Middle Tennessee is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Middle Tennessee’s last 7 games
Team record: 6-7 SU,5-7 ATS
Hawaii is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Hawaii is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Hawaii’s last 7 games
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