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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - WKU Hilltoppers Underdogs vs Commodores at Vanderbilt

WKU visits Vanderbilt on Saturday, hoping to send the Commodores to a loss while also covering the spread in college football betting action at Vanderbilt Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting WKU Hilltoppers in this one found them as 11-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 college football prediction models picked a 33-22 result in favor of the Hilltoppers on Saturday. Check the matchup report for any updates or pick revisions before kickoff. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

WKU Hilltoppers vs Vanderbilt Commodores Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The WKU Hilltoppers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-7 ATS against the spread this season, while the Vanderbilt Commodores are 2-5-1 ATS. WKU is 4-4 on the over under betting totals; Vanderbilt is 5-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Vanderbilt vs WKU injuries news.

The game pits the Vanderbilt Commodores, currently No. 104 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the WKU Hilltoppers, who rate No. 36 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Vanderbilt Commodores No. 101-ranked offense (23 PPG) against a WKU Hilltoppers defense that ranks No. 42 at 22.75 PPG. The Vanderbilt Commodores passing attack has averaged 220.5 yards per game, more than the WKU Hilltoppers give up through the air (182.25 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the WKU Hilltoppers own the league's No. 93-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 208 yards per game when on the road. Vanderbilt, on the other hand, rates No. 124 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Mike White's 371-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Florida Atlantic earned a 42-28 win over WKU on Saturday at L.T. Smith Stadium.

Kyle Shurmur handled the Gamecocks defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 333 yards, but Vanderbilt still lost to South Carolina 34-27.

Betting Trends
  • Western Kentucky is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Western Kentucky is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Western Kentucky's last 5 games
  • Western Kentucky is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Vanderbilt is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Vanderbilt is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Vanderbilt's last 5 games
  • Vanderbilt is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

WKU at Marshall, Saturday, November 11th
Vanderbilt home to Kentucky, Saturday, November 11th

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