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Charlotte 49ers vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Charlotte 49ers try to run the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers off the court at Dale F. Halton Arena in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Charlotte 49ers betting line as -2.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Charlotte 49ers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Thursday; they are 9-15-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Charlotte 49ers are 8-14-1 ATS. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 9-14-2 on betting the total; Charlotte 49ers are 9-13-1.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 205 (Charlotte) and the No. 201 (Western Kentucky) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Charlotte's No. 92 nationally ranked offense (76.28 points per game) against a Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defense that sits as the No. 149 at 72.63 PPG. The Charlotte 49ers have been averaging 44.08% from the field, less than the Hilltoppers have managed so far this season (44.22% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Justin Johnson scored 26 points and added 26 rebounds for a double-double, leading Western Kentucky over UAB, 76-64, on Sunday at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Western Kentucky is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Western Kentucky is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Kentucky's last 5 games
  • Western Kentucky is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Charlotte is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Charlotte is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Charlotte's last 6 games
  • Charlotte is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Western Kentucky at Old Dominion, Saturday, February 25th
Charlotte at Marshall, Saturday, February 25th