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Troy TrojansWestern Kentucky Hilltoppers
Nov 26, 12:30 PM | Turf of L.T. Smith Stadium

Troy Trojans vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Odds

3-7TEAM RECORD6-5

The Trojans 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 13 action.

They will face the 3-7 Trojans, who own a 3-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Hilltoppers are 6-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Trojans are 4-6 favoring the OVER.

View Troy vs Western Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The visitors opened as 7-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as yet, check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 119-rated Trojans taking on the No. 88-rated Hilltoppers in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 21-17 win for the Hilltoppers on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Western Kentucky's No. 103-ranked offense (21.3 PPG) against a Trojans defense that ranks No. 94 at 31.8 PPG. The Hilltoppers passing attack has averaged 168.4 yards per game, less than the Trojans give up through the air (262.5 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Trojans own the league's No. 100-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 218.2 yards per game when on the road. Western Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 67 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Troy was a 34-7 winner in their most recent outing at home against Florida Atlantic. They covered the 13–point spread as favorites, while the total score (41) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Western Kentucky was a 31-21 winner in their most recent outing on the road against North Texas. They covered the 1.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (52) made winners of OVER bettors.

Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 7-3

A few Trojans at Hilltoppers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Troy's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Troy's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Troy's last 23 games on the road
Troy is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Western Kentucky is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Western Kentucky is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
Western Kentucky is 2-19 SU in its last 21 games at home

Next up:
Troy at Arkansas State, Saturday, December 3

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