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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Matchup Report

Tulsa Golden HurricaneWestern Kentucky Hilltoppers
Nov 17, 12:30 PM | Carolina First Center

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Odds


Tulsa pays a visit to Western Kentucky on Thursday, hoping to send the Hilltoppers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Carolina First Center.

The game is being played at Carolina First Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.

The Hilltoppers bring a 1-1 record (0-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 2-0 Golden Hurricane, who are 1-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Western Kentucky go 0-2 so far and the Golden Hurricane go 0-1.

View Tulsa vs Western Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Western Kentucky in this one will find them as 9.5-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hilltoppers at No. 179 and the Golden Hurricane at No. 54 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 74-54 result in favor of the Golden Hurricane.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Western Kentucky's No. 113-rated squad against Tulsa's No. 18-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Western Kentucky rates No. 245 in the country with 4.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 162 nationally with 6 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Tulsa owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Western Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 266 in scoring at home.

Tulsa won its last outing, a 67-52 result against Southeastern Louisiana on November 13. Tulsa got 23 points from Steven Idlet en route to a 67-52 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday at Reynolds Center.

Last time out for Western Kentucky, they were a 52-49 winner as they battled Tennessee State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite. Jamal Crook scored 13 points leading the Hilltoppers to a 52-49 victory over Tennessee State at EA Diddle Arena on Monday.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Jackson State are 4-0
After a win are 7-3

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Virginia Commonwealth are 1-3
After playing Tennessee State are 2-1
After a win are 5-5

A few Golden Hurricane at Hilltoppers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Western Kentucky's last 6 games
Western Kentucky is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
Western Kentucky is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games

Next up:
Tulsa at Jackson State, Tuesday, November 22
Western Kentucky home to Virginia Commonwealth, Wednesday, November 23