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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Hosting the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Week 6 Odds and Betting Pick

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Hilltoppers in Western Kentucky at L.T. Smith Stadium on Saturday in Week 6 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in this game found them listed as -7.5-point favorites on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 31-26 win for the Hilltoppers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers currently sport a record of 4-1, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-1-1 ATS. The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are 2-3 and 4-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers post a 2-2-1 over under record this season, while the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders have gone 2-3 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Western Kentucky vs Middle Tennessee injuries news.

The game pits the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, currently No. 12 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, who rate No. 70 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Western Kentucky's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 39 PPG, against a Middle Tennessee defense that ranks No. 50 this week at 21.8 PPG. The Western Kentucky aerial game is averaging 404.4 yards per game, more than the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders secondary allows through the air, 220 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders feature the league's No. 73-rated road run defense, allowing 180 yards per game. Western Kentucky, meanwhile, ranks No. 113 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Blue Raiders were Week 5 losers coming out on the wrong end of 17-13 score against Vanderbilt.

Brandon Doughty led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 409 yards Saturday as the Hilltoppers downed the Owls 49-10 at Rice Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Middle Tennessee is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Middle Tennessee's last 6 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Western Kentucky is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Western Kentucky is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • Western Kentucky is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Western Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Middle Tennessee home to Florida International, Saturday, October 17th
Western Kentucky at North Texas, Thursday, October 15th

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