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WKU Hilltoppers Open as Week 6 Betting Underdogs vs Bulldogs

The LA Tech Bulldogs will do battle with the visiting WKU Hilltoppers on Thursday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of betting fans who back them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the LA Tech Bulldogs as -1-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 42-34 win for the Hilltoppers on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

WKU Hilltoppers vs LA Tech Bulldogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

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

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the LA Tech Bulldogs at No. 26 and the WKU Hilltoppers at No. 9 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the LA Tech Bulldogs No. 43-ranked offense (36 PPG) against a WKU Hilltoppers defense that ranks No. 41 at 22 PPG. The LA Tech Bulldogs passing attack has averaged 347.2 yards per game, more than the WKU Hilltoppers give up through the air (258 YPG on average).

Defensively, the WKU Hilltoppers feature the league's No. 19-rated road run defense, allowing 104.5 yards per game. LA Tech, meanwhile, ranks No. 55 in rushing offense at home.

UTEP was unable to contain Jarred Craft in its last action Saturday and the result was a 28-7 Week 5 loss against the Bulldogs.

Betting Trends
  • Western Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Western Kentucky is 20-4 SU in its last 24 games
  • Western Kentucky is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Western Kentucky's last 7 games on the road
  • Louisiana Tech is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana Tech's last 7 games
  • Louisiana Tech is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

WKU at Middle Tennessee, Saturday, October 15th
LA Tech at Massachusetts, Saturday, October 15th

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