Old Dominion vs. Western Kentucky - 10/5/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Old Dominion vs. Western Kentucky - 10/5/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by

Old Dominion vs. Western Kentucky

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 5:01 PM (S.B. Ballard Stadium)

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The Hilltoppers are heading into this game here with a decent 2-2 record. However, the HIlltoppers are going on the road to face Old Dominion in this game. That could prove to be difficult for the Hilltoppers who have to find the perfect balance to bring home a win, but the good news is their offense has really started to show up in the last couple of games on the year as they did put in 20 points in a victory over UAB in their recent win.

The Hilltoppers offense has been able to score at a clip of 22.3 points a game. The team has thrown the ball for 244.8 yards a game, but have managed to run the ball for 89.5 yards a game. The team has given up 25 points a game defensively. The passing defense for Western Kentucky is not that bad giving up only 215 yards a game, but have allowed 123.5 yards a game on the ground.

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The Monarchs are coming into the game here with a record that has them sitting at 1-3 on the year and their only win on the year came over Norfolk State. The most recent game fore Monarchs was a 3 point loss to the Eastern Carolina Pirates, a team who has had their own struggles and their own issues on the year.

Offensively the Monarchs have managed to score only at a clip of 19.8 points a game. The team has thrown for a total of 172.3 yards a game, but have ran the ball for 122.5 yards a game. Defensively the Old Dominion squad is giving up 26 points a game. The team has allowed a total of 212 yards a game in the passing attack of the opponent and has allowed 94 yards a game on the ground.

Old Dominion has been impressive in some games, but in this game the Monarchs are facing a team that is quite a bit better than them. The Monarchs only win came against a Division 2 school as well and that definitely makes it harder to be seen as a serious threat. Look for the Hilltoppers offense to click in this game and do just enough to bring home a win and cover. Final Score Prediction, Western Kentucky Hilltoppers win and cover ATS 24-16.

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