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Hilltoppers battle Golden Panthers in Week 10 odds

Florida International Golden PanthersWestern Kentucky Hilltoppers
Nov 5, 4:00 PM | Turf of L.T. Smith Stadium

Florida International Golden Panthers vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Odds

5-3TEAM RECORD4-4

The Hilltoppers will do battle with the visiting Florida International Golden Panthers on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of bettors who back them.

They bring a 4-4 record (6-2 ATS) to the Week 10 battle against the 5-3 Golden Panthers, who are 3-5 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen Western Kentucky go 5-3 so far and the Golden Panthers go 2-6.

View Florida International vs Western Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Western Kentucky opened as 3-point underdogs. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Hilltoppers sit at No. 114 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Golden Panthers are at No. 65 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Golden Panthers will win this game 27-21.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Western Kentucky's No. 90-ranked offense, averaging 23 PPG, against a Golden Panthers defense that ranks No. 36 this week at 22.6 PPG. The Hilltoppers aerial game is averaging 172.6 yards per game, less than the Golden Panthers secondary allows through the air, 229.2 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Golden Panthers own the league's No. 37-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 142 yards per game when on the road. Western Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 68 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

In their last action, Florida International was a 23-20 winner at home against Troy. They failed to cover the 6.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (43) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Western Kentucky was a 31-28 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Louisiana-Monroe. They covered the 6–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (59) made winners of OVER bettors.

Florida International Golden Panthers Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 6-4

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Trends:
When playing in November are 1-9
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few Golden Panthers at Hilltoppers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Florida International's last 7 games
Florida International is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida International's last 5 games on the road
Florida International is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
Western Kentucky is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Western Kentucky's last 7 games
Western Kentucky is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
Western Kentucky is 1-19 SU in its last 20 games at home

Next up:
Florida International home to Florida Atlantic, Saturday, November 12
Western Kentucky at LSU, Saturday, November 12

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