Western Kentucky vs. Middle Tennessee State - 11/30/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Middle Tennessee State at Western Kentucky
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 2:00 PM (L.T. Smith Stadium )
WKU -9.5Â Total 52.5
The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders visit L.T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green, Kentucky to play the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. The Blue Raiders improved to 4-7 on the season following a 38-17 victory over Old Dominion. Asher O’Hara threw two touchdown passes in the first quarter to Jimmy Marshall while Kylan Thompson had a 38-yard pick-six as the Blue Raiders rolled to the win.
Asher O’Hara leads Middle Tennessee with 2,315 yards passing, 17 touchdowns and seven interceptions. O’Hara is the leading rusher for the Blue Raiders with 900 yards and nine touchdowns. Jarrin Pierce is the leading receiver with 524 yards and three touchdowns. Jovante Moffatt leads all tacklers for Middle Tennessee with 91.
Western Kentucky improved to 7-4 overall and 5-2 in Conference-USA play following a 28-10 victory over Southern Mississippi on Saturday. The Hilltoppers were led in the victory by quarterback Ty Storey who threw a pair of touchdown passes, while Jacquez Sloan rushed for one touchdown in the victory over the Golden Eagles.
Ty Storey leads the Hilltoppers with 1,915 yards passing, 10 touchdowns and five interceptions. Gaej Walker leads Western Kentucky in rushing with 996 yards and seven touchdowns. Lucky Jackson is the leading receiver with 875 yards and two touchdowns. The leading tackler for Western Kentucky is Kyle Bailey with 88.
Middle Tennessee State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 versus an opponent with a winning record
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Blue Raiders last 5
Western Kentucky is 7-1 ATS in its last 8
The OVER 6 of the Hilltoppers last 8 in C-USA play
Home field helps in this matchup as the home team (WKU) has covered the number in each of the last 5 meetings. Western Kentucky has fared well against the spread covering each of its last 5 versus an opponent with a losing record, 7 of its last 8 overall and 8 of its last 9 in conference play. Middle Tennessee on the other hand has failed to cover 5 of the last 6 versus an opponent with a winning record. Final Score Prediction, Western Kentucky Hilltoppers win and cover ATS. 34-20