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North Texas Mean Green Visit Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

The North Texas Mean Green will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Hilltoppers in Western Kentucky at E.A. Diddle Arena on Thursday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers as -9.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

North Texas Mean Green vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 13-16 and 9-17-1 ATS Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will face the 8-20 North Texas Mean Green, who own a 9-13 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 10-15-2 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the North Texas Mean Green are 13-8-1.

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers sit at No. 191 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the North Texas Mean Green sit at No. 305 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Western Kentucky's No. 216 nationally ranked offense (69.1 points per game) against a North Texas Mean Green defense that sits as the No. 173 at 74.21 PPG. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have been averaging 44.08% from the field, more than the Mean Green have managed so far this season (41.7% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

North Texas was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Southern Mississippi and falling by a 76-53 score at The Super Pit.

Western Kentucky suffered a 67-53 loss against Old Dominion on Saturday, getting 17 points from Cleveland Thomas in a losing effort at Ted Constant Center.

Betting Trends
  • North Texas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • North Texas is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Texas's last 5 games
  • North Texas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Western Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Western Kentucky is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Western Kentucky's last 6 games
  • Western Kentucky is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

North Texas at Marshall, Saturday, March 4th
Western Kentucky at Rice, Saturday, March 4th