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Point Spread Favors the Fighting Illini in NCAA College Football Battle with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers


Illinois Fighting Illini
Saturday, September 06, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Memorial Stadium

The Illinois Fighting Illini will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at Memorial Stadium in Week 2 college football betting action.

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Computer Prediction: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 57-41 victory for the Hilltoppers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois Fighting Illini sport a record of 1-0 and 0-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers sit at 1-0 and 1-0 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 0-1 for the Fighting Illini and 1-0 for the Hilltoppers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Illinois vs Western Kentucky injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 97-rated Illinois Fighting Illini and the No. 24-rated Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in this matchup.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Western Kentucky was a 59-31 winner in their most recent outing at home against Falcons. They covered the +6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (90) made winners of OVER bettors. Brandon Doughty led the way last time out for the Hilltoppers, connecting for 569 passing yards and a 59-31 victory over the Falcons at L.T. Smith Stadium.

Last time out for Illinois, they were a 28-17 winner as they battled Penguins at home. Illinois failed to cover in the match as a -17-point favorite, while 45 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Fighting Illini grabbed a Week 1 victory over the Penguins in their last game, winning 28-17 at Memorial Stadium.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Odds Trends

Western Kentucky is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Western Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Western Kentucky's last 9 games
Western Kentucky is 17-5 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
Illinois is 7-15 ATS in its last 22 games
Illinois is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Illinois's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Western Kentucky at Middle Tennessee, Saturday, September 13th
Illinois at Washington, Saturday, September 13th