Western Kentucky vs. FAU
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 3:01 PM (L.T. Smith Stadium)
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On Saturday, the Florida Atlantic Owls visit L.T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green, Kentucky to play the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. The Owls improved to 5-3 on the season following a 41-3 win over Old Dominion on Saturday. Chris Robison led the Owls attack with two passes for touchdowns. FAU is 3-1 in Conference-USA play good for second place behind Western Kentucky.
Chris Robison leads the FAU Owls in passing with 2,131 yards, 15 touchdowns and four interceptions. The leading rusher for the Owls is Malcolm Davidson with 364 yards and five touchdowns. Harrison Bryant leads all FAU receivers with 577 yards and one touchdown. Rashad Smith leads the Owls in tackles with 56.
Western Kentucky fell to 5-3 overall and 4-1 in C-USA play following a 26-23 loss to Marshall on Saturday. The Hilltoppers lost when Marshall kicked a 53-yard field as time expired. Western Kentucky tied the score in the second half with scores on three straight drives before the Marshall field goal. Ty Storey threw for 292 yards and rushed for one touchdown in the loss.
Ty Storey leads the Hilltoppers with 1,097 yards passing, five touchdowns and two interceptions. Gaej Walker leads Western Kentucky in rushing with 730 yards and six touchdowns. Lucky Jackson is the leading receiver with 573 yards and one touchdown. The leading tackler for Western Kentucky is Kyle Bailey with 66.
FAU is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 versus an opponent with a winning record
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Owls last 6 on the road
Western Kentucky is 5-0 ATS in its last 5
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Hilltoppers last 5
FAU has dominated this matchup of late and look for that trend to continue. The Owls have covered the number in 4 of the last 5 played in Kentucky and 5 of the last 6 overall between the two Conference-USA rivals. FAU is coming off a huge win over Old Dominion and Western Kentucky could be affected by its last second loss to Marshall. Final Score Prediction, Florida Atlantic Owls win and cover ATS 31-23