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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Open as College Basketball Underdog vs UAB Blazers

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers hope to be lousy hosts on Sunday as the UAB Blazers pay a visit to E.A. Diddle Arena on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers betting line opened as 1.5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

UAB Blazers vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the UAB Blazers have watched them go 15-12 and 8-14 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are at 12-14 and 8-15-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 9-13-2, while the UAB Blazers have a 10-12 mark.

This game puts the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, most recently No. 237 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the UAB Blazers, who rate No. 125 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting UAB Blazers rank No. 115 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 36.59 per game. That compares with Western Kentucky’s No. 190 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Western Kentucky is college basketball's No. 186-ranked team at 6.81 per game, while the UAB Blazers rate No. 225 with 6.15 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

UAB suffered a 74-59 loss against Marshall on Thursday, getting 23 points from Dirk Williams in a losing effort at Cam Henderson Center.

Western Kentucky was run off the court by the Blue Raiders on Thursday as Middle Tennessee routed them 78-52 at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Betting Trends
  • UAB is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • UAB is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UAB's last 6 games
  • UAB is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Western Kentucky is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Western Kentucky is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Kentucky's last 6 games
  • Western Kentucky is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UAB home to Middle Tennessee, Sunday, February 26th
Western Kentucky at Charlotte, Thursday, February 23rd

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