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WKU Hilltoppers Visit Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in Week 7 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the WKU Hilltoppers on Saturday when they take on the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at Floyd Stadium in Week 7 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The WKU Hilltoppers were listed as 2.5-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bovada for updates.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 38.7-37.4 result in favor of the Hilltoppers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

WKU Hilltoppers vs Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The WKU Hilltoppers will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are 2-1-2 ATS. WKU is 2-4 against the over under total, while Middle Tennessee is 2-3 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Middle Tennessee vs WKU injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at No. 31 and the WKU Hilltoppers at No. 13 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders No. 32-ranked offense (37.6 PPG) against a WKU Hilltoppers defense that ranks No. 69 at 27.5 PPG. The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders passing attack has averaged 352.6 yards per game, more than the WKU Hilltoppers give up through the air (290.67 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the WKU Hilltoppers own the league's No. 18-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 105.33 yards per game when on the road. Middle Tennessee, on the other hand, rates No. 39 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Mike White led the way last time out for the Hilltoppers, connecting for 340 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 55-52 loss to the Hilltoppers at Joe Aillet Stadium.

I'Tavius Mathers ran through the North Texas defense for 135 yards in Middle Tennessee's last game, handing the Mean Green a 30-13 setback on Saturday at Apogee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Western Kentucky is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Western Kentucky is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Kentucky's last 6 games
  • Western Kentucky is 8-14-1 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
  • Middle Tennessee is 2-2-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Middle Tennessee's last 11 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 12-5-1 ATS in its last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

WKU home to Old Dominion, Saturday, October 22nd
Middle Tennessee at Missouri, Saturday, October 22nd