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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Visit the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in Week 3 College Football – Betting Odds and Pick

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

vs

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
Saturday, September 13, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Floyd Stadium

The visiting Western Kentucky Hilltoppers hope to send their betting fans to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Floyd Stadium against the Blue Raiders.

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Middle Tennessee battles the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, currently with a 1-1 mark (1-1 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 2-0 for the Blue Raiders and 2-0 for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Middle Tennessee vs Western Kentucky injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 51 (Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders) and the No. 27 (Western Kentucky Hilltoppers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

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How Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders No. 28-ranked offense (42.5 PPG) against a Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defense that ranks No. 111 at 36.5 PPG. The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders passing attack has averaged 273 yards per game, less than the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers give up through the air (385 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers own the league's No. 10-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 64 yards per game when on the road. Middle Tennessee, on the other hand, rates No. 47 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Western Kentucky lost its last outing, a 42-34 result against Fighting Illini on September 6. Western Kentucky failed to cover in that game as a +3.5-point underdog, while the 76 combined points took the game OVER the total. Leon Allen went over the 100-yard mark (118) in his team's latest effort, but Illinois still defeated Western Kentucky by a score of 42-34.

Middle Tennessee was a 35-24 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Golden Gophers. They covered the +14-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (59) made winners of OVER bettors. In their last game, the Blue Raiders were Week 2 losers coming out on the wrong end of 35-24 score against Minnesota.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Betting Odds Trends

Western Kentucky is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Western Kentucky is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Western Kentucky's last 6 games
Western Kentucky is 17-6 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
Middle Tennessee is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Middle Tennessee is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Middle Tennessee's last 5 games
Middle Tennessee is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Western Kentucky at Navy, Saturday, September 27th
Middle Tennessee at Memphis, Saturday, September 20th

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