The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (2-1) and Florida International Panthers (1-1) will face each other in clash of C-USA rivals at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Western Kentucky vs. Florida International Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 31 points, with bookmakers listing Western Kentucky as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Western Kentucky has -12500 odds to pick up the win, while Florida International is listed at +2000 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 65.5 points.
How to Watch Western Kentucky vs. Florida International Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
- Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
- Location: Bowling Green, Kentucky
- Stadium: Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium
Western Kentucky put up 44.2 points per game last season, 4.5 more than Florida International gave up per matchup (39.7). When Western Kentucky recorded over 39.7 points last year, it went 7-1 against the spread and 7-1 overall. Last season Florida International had a 1-4 record against the spread and a 1-5 record overall in games when it held opponents to less than 44.2 points. Western Kentucky collected 536.1 yards per game last season, 43.4 more yards than the 492.7 Florida International gave up per matchup. Western Kentucky was 5-2 against the spread and 5-2 overall when the team churned out over 492.7 yards last season. In games Florida International limited its opponents to fewer than 536.1 yards last season, it had a 0-6 record ATS and a 0-6 record overall.
Florida International racked up 9.1 fewer points per game (20.3) than Western Kentucky surrendered (29.4) last season. When Florida International scored more than 29.4 points last season, it was 0-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall. Western Kentucky had a 4-0 record against the spread and a 4-0 record overall in games when it gave up less than 20.3 points last year. Florida International averaged 367.3 yards per game last season, 68.5 fewer yards than the 435.8 Western Kentucky gave up per outing. When Florida International amassed more than 435.8 yards last year, the team was 1-1 against the spread and 1-2 overall. Western Kentucky had a 5-0 record ATS and a 5-0 record overall when holding its opponents to fewer than 367.3 yards last season.
Western Kentucky vs. Florida International Betting Analysis
Western Kentucky Betting Insights
Western Kentucky had 11 wins in 14 games against the spread last season. There were 10 Western Kentucky games (out of 14) that went over the total last season. The Hilltoppers finished 7-2 in games they were favored on the moneyline last season (winning 77.8% of those games). The Hilltoppers did not play a game last season with moneyline odds of -12500 or shorter.
Panthers Betting Insights
Florida International posted only one win against the spread last season. Florida International had seven of its 11 games hit the over last season. Last season, the Panthers were listed as the underdog in 10 games and failed to win any of those contests. The Panthers were not a bigger underdog last season than the +2000 moneyline set for this game.
Western Kentucky vs. Florida International Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||66.8||65.7||67.6|
|Implied Total AVG||38.9||40.0||38.1|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||7-2||4-1||3-1|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||2-3||0-1||2-2|
|Point Total AVG||57.1||60.3||54.4|
|Implied Total AVG||34.2||33.6||34.7|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||0-1||0-1||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-10||0-4||0-6|
Last Season’s Leaders
- DeAngelo Malone recorded 40 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and eight sacks in 14 games last year.
- Jaden Hunter delivered 30 tackles, 3.0 TFL, three sacks, and one interception in 14 games.
- Antwon Kincade registered one interception to go with 43 tackles and one pass defended in 14 games a season ago.
- Demetrius Cain compiled 30 tackles, 1.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and two interceptions in 14 games played in 2021.
- Daniel Jackson helped spur the defense with 54 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks in 12 games.
- On defense, Richard Dames delivered 2.0 TFL and 55 tackles.
- Davon Strickland delivered 35 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and three sacks in 12 games.
- The contributions of Rishard Dames, who was on the field for 12 games, included 1.0 sack to go with 2.0 TFL, 26 tackles, and two interceptions.
Western Kentucky vs. Florida International Predictions and Pick
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Our pick to win this matchup is Western Kentucky, and we project that Western Kentucky will cover the spread (Western Kentucky -31). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 65.5 points.