WKU Hilltoppers (1-4) at Charlotte 49ers (2-3)
|Date & Time||Saturday October 13, 2018, 3:30 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Charlotte 49ers +7 -- Over/Under:
CUSA college football features the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers traveling to face the Charlotte 49ers.
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are hoping to change their fortunes after the team fell to 1-4 following a 20-17 defeat to visiting Marshall as a 3.5 point home dog. Western Kentucky was outgained 401-324 and turned the ball over four times which negated four Thundering Herd giveaways.
Hilltoppers quarterback Steven Duncan completed 24-39 for 263 yards and a touchdown and interception while he ran 15 times for 12 yards with a trip to the end zone.
Joshua Samuel was the top Western Kentucky runner with 43 yards on ten carries while Jacquez Sloan and Mik’Quan Deane combined 151 yards on seven receptions with Deane scoring.
The Charlotte 49ers have got to get in the win column to keep their Bowl hopes alive after a 28-7 loss at UAB heading in to their bye week has the team looking at consecutive defeats. Charlotte managed 263 yards with a pair of turnovers which made the Blazers 330 yards an easy winner.
49ers quarterback Chris Reynolds completed 17-25 for 194 yards and an interception while running eight times for -25 yards and a touchdown.
Benny LeMay gave Charlotte 83 rushing yards on 14 carries while Rico Arnold totaled six receptions for a contest high 101 yards.
Under is 4-0 in Western Kentucky Hilltoppers last 4 road games and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 games on turf and under is 5-1 in Western Kentucky Hilltoppers last 6 games overall. Charlotte 49ers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games after accumulating less than 275 total yards in their previous game and Charlotte 49ers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game and over is 4-0 in Charlotte 49ers last 4 vs. a team with a losing record.
Western Kentucky has had a miserable season to date with several close defeats so this game is a must win to stay in the postseason hunt…