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WKU Hilltoppers Hosting the Old Dominion Monarchs Week 8 Odds and Betting Pick

A key Week 8 battle has the visiting Old Dominion Monarchs travelling to WKU on Saturday to face the Hilltoppers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Old Dominion Monarchs in this one found them as 13-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 34-21 victory for the Hilltoppers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Old Dominion Monarchs vs WKU Hilltoppers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the WKU Hilltoppers are 4-3 overall and 1-6 ATS against the spread, while the Monarchs are 4-2 and 4-2 ATS. As for the totals, WKU is 3-4 on the OU, and Old Dominion is 3-2-1 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and WKU vs Old Dominion injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 11-rated WKU Hilltoppers and the No. 70-rated Old Dominion Monarchs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits WKU's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 37.57 PPG, against a Old Dominion defense that ranks No. 58 this week at 25.5 PPG. The WKU aerial game is averaging 334.43 yards per game, more than the Old Dominion Monarchs secondary allows through the air, 223.17 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Old Dominion Monarchs own the league's No. 74-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 188.67 yards per game when on the road. WKU, on the other hand, rates No. 68 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time we saw the Minutemen, they had no answer for Jeremy Cox as the Monarchs rolled to a 36-16 victory at Foreman Field.

Mike White throttled the Blue Raiders defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 391 yards as WKU handed Middle Tennessee a 44-43 defeat.

Betting Trends
  • Old Dominion is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Old Dominion is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Old Dominion's last 13 games
  • Old Dominion is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Western Kentucky is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Western Kentucky is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
  • Western Kentucky is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Western Kentucky is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Old Dominion at UTEP, Saturday, October 29th
WKU at Florida Atlantic, Saturday, October 29th

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