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Missouri State Bears vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers NCAA College Basketball Betting

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Missouri State Bears at E.A. Diddle Arena on Friday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Missouri State Bears opened as -1.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Missouri State Bears vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 15-17 so far on the season, and 11-18-1 ATS vs the number. The Missouri State Bears, meanwhile, are 17-16 and 13-17 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Western Kentucky go 10-18-2 and the Missouri State Bears go 21-9 on betting totals.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 198 (Western Kentucky) and the No. 227 (Missouri State) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Western Kentucky's No. 174-rated squad against Missouri State's No. 93-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Western Kentucky rates No. 183 in the country with 6.69 per game, while their foes tonight, the Missouri State Bears rank No. 83 nationally with 8.18 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Missouri State got 20 points from Jarred Dixon but lost anyway, 78-63, to Wichita State on Saturday at Scottrade Center.

The Hilltoppers got 15 points from Justin Johnson, but it was UTSA that prevailed in a 56-52 final on Wednesday at Legacy Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Missouri State is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Missouri State's last 6 games
  • Missouri State is 5-15 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Missouri State's last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Western Kentucky's last 9 games
  • Western Kentucky is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Western Kentucky's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Missouri State home to Southern, Wednesday, November 15th
Western Kentucky at Kentucky Wesleyan, Wednesday, November 15th