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South Alabama JaguarsWestern Kentucky Hilltoppers
Feb 4, 8:00 PM | EA Diddle Arena

South Alabama Jaguars vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Odds

12-9TEAM RECORD7-15

South Alabama travels to Western Kentucky on Saturday, hoping to boost its 12-9 record with a victory over the Hilltoppers.

The Hilltoppers are 7-15 so far on the season, and 9-12 ATS vs. the number. The Jaguars, meanwhile, are 12-9 and 7-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Western Kentucky go 9-11-1 and the Jaguars go 5-12 on the totals.

View South Alabama vs Western Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting South Alabama before tip-off in this one will find them as 3-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hilltoppers sit at No. 235 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Jaguars sit at No. 136 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Jaguars will win this game 64-60.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Jaguars rank No. 9 in NCAA Division 1 with 40.3 per game. That compares with Western Kentucky’s No. 107 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Western Kentucky is college basketball's No. 217-ranked team at 5.7 per game, while the Jaguars rate No. 327 with 4.3 per game.

Defensively, South Alabama features the nation's No. 165-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.9 points per game. Western Kentucky, meanwhile, comes in at No. 330 nationally in scoring at home.

South Alabama won its last outing, a 65-56 result against Florida Atlantic on February 2. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. South Alabama got 18 points from Mychal Ammons en route to a 65-56 victory over Florida Atlantic on Thursday at Mitchell Center.

Last time out for Western Kentucky, they were a 61-51 winner as they battled Florida International on the road. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. Western Kentucky got 12 points from Jamal Crook en route to a 61-51 victory over Florida International on Saturday at U.S. Century Bank Arena.

South Alabama Jaguars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Arkansas State are 5-5
After playing Florida Atlantic are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Middle Tennessee are 8-2
After playing Florida International are 7-3
After a win are 2-8

A few Jaguars at Hilltoppers trends to consider:
South Alabama is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Alabama's last 6 games when playing on the road against Western Kentucky
South Alabama is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Western Kentucky
South Alabama is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Western Kentucky
Western Kentucky is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing South Alabama
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Western Kentucky's last 11 games when playing South Alabama
Western Kentucky is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against South Alabama
Western Kentucky is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing South Alabama

Next up:
South Alabama home to Arkansas State, Thursday, February 9
Western Kentucky at Middle Tennessee, Thursday, February 9

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