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College Football Betting Line Favors the WKU Hilltoppers over the FIU Golden Panthers

FIU will look to improve on its 6-4 record this week when they host WKU in Week 13 action at FIU Stadium on Friday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the FIU Golden Panthers here saw them at Bovada as 3.5-point underdogs in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Earlier, Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game picked a 29-22 victory for the Hilltoppers. That score may change during the week, if injury or weather factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

WKU Hilltoppers vs FIU Golden Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The FIU Golden Panthers currently sport a record of 6-4, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-6 ATS. The WKU Hilltoppers are 6-5 and 3-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the FIU Golden Panthers post a 6-4 over under record this season, while the WKU Hilltoppers have gone 6-5 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and FIU vs WKU injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the FIU Golden Panthers rated this week at No. 98 and the WKU Hilltoppers sitting at No. 55.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits FIU's No. 107-ranked offense, averaging 22.6 PPG, against a WKU defense that ranks No. 55 this week at 25.55 PPG. The FIU aerial game is averaging 231.6 yards per game, more than the WKU Hilltoppers secondary allows through the air, 196.55 YPG per game.

Defensively, the WKU Hilltoppers feature the league's No. 81-rated road run defense, allowing 188.4 yards per game. FIU, meanwhile, ranks No. 72 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Mike White led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 485 yards Friday as the Hilltoppers downed the Blue Raiders 41-38 at L.T. Smith Stadium.

FIU didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Owls as Florida Atlantic blasted them 52-24 in Week 12 action.

Betting Trends
  • Western Kentucky is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Western Kentucky is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Western Kentucky's last 6 games
  • Western Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Florida International is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida International's last 7 games
  • Florida International is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Florida International is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Western Kentucky

Next Betting Matchups

FIU home to Massachusetts, Saturday, December 2nd