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College Football Betting Line Favors the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers over the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks

The visiting Miami (Ohio) RedHawks hope to send their betting fans to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at L.T. Smith Stadium against the Hilltoppers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers were sitting as -21.5-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

A 38-23 result in favor of the Hilltoppers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami (Ohio) RedHawks will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-1 ATS against the spread this season, while the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 1-1-1 ATS. Miami (Ohio) is 2-1 on the over under betting totals; Western Kentucky is 1-1-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Western Kentucky vs Miami (Ohio) injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 48-rated Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and the No. 111-rated Miami (Ohio) RedHawks in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Western Kentucky's No. 74-ranked offense, averaging 30 PPG, against a Miami (Ohio) defense that ranks No. 105 this week at 34 PPG. The Western Kentucky aerial game is averaging 378 yards per game, more than the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks secondary allows through the air, 229.67 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks own the league's No. 61-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 188 yards per game when on the road. Western Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 101 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last gridiron battle, Sam Martin did much of the damage, producing 124 receiving yards but Miami (Ohio) managed to defeat the RedHawks 37-33 at Fred C Yager Stadium.

Nate Sudfeld handled the Hoosiers defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 355 yards, but Western Kentucky still lost to Indiana 38-35.

Betting Trends
  • Miami (Ohio) is 6-2-1 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Miami (Ohio) is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games
  • Miami (Ohio) is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Miami (Ohio) is 6-10-2 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Western Kentucky is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Western Kentucky is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Western Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Western Kentucky's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami (Ohio) at Kent State, Saturday, October 3rd
Western Kentucky at Rice, Saturday, October 3rd