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Western Kentucky vs Middle Tennessee Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - CUSA Tournament

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Western Kentucky vs Middle Tennessee Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - CUSA Tournament

The No. 3 seed Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (20-11, 8-8 CUSA) face off against the No. 7 seed Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (14-18, 7-9 CUSA) in CUSA tournament Friday at Von Braun Center, beginning at 3:00 PM ET. Both teams will try to get one step closer to securing an automatic place in the NCAA Tournament.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Western Kentucky vs. Middle Tennessee Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
  • Location: Huntsville, Alabama
  • Arena: Von Braun Center

Take a look at some betting trends for Western Kentucky (-5.5) versus Middle Tennessee on Friday. The over/under is set at 150.5 points for this game.

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Western Kentucky vs. Middle Tennessee: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Western Kentucky has compiled a 17-11-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Middle Tennessee is 11-19-0 ATS this year.
  • Western Kentucky covers the spread when it is a 5.5-point favorite or more 63.6% of the time. That's more often than Middle Tennessee covers as an underdog of 5.5 or more (18.2%).
  • At home, the Hilltoppers sport a better record against the spread (7-4-0) compared to their ATS record in away games (8-5-0).
  • This year, the Blue Raiders are 9-6-0 at home against the spread (.600 winning percentage). Away, they are 1-10-0 ATS (.091).
  • Western Kentucky's record against the spread in conference play is 11-6-0.
  • Middle Tennessee has eight wins against the spread in 17 CUSA games this season.

Western Kentucky vs. Middle Tennessee: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Western Kentucky has come away with 10 wins in the 15 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • The Hilltoppers have a win-loss record of 7-1 when favored by -245 or better by oddsmakers this year.
  • Middle Tennessee has won 23.5% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (4-13).
  • The Blue Raiders are 1-8 (winning only 11.1% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +198 or longer.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Western Kentucky has a 71% chance of pulling out a win.

Western Kentucky vs. Middle Tennessee Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Western Kentucky is outscoring opponents by 5.7 points per game with a +177 scoring differential overall. It puts up 80.5 points per game (33rd in college basketball) and allows 74.8 per contest (269th in college basketball).
  • Don McHenry's team-leading 14.8 points per game ranks 296th in college basketball.
  • Middle Tennessee has been outscored by 3.8 points per game (posting 66 points per game, 336th in college basketball, while allowing 69.8 per outing, 110th in college basketball) and has a -121 scoring differential.
  • Jestin Porter paces Middle Tennessee, putting up 13.9 points per game (406th in college basketball).
  • The Hilltoppers win the rebound battle by three boards on average. They record 39.6 rebounds per game, which ranks 22nd in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 36.6 per contest.
  • Brandon Newman tops the team with 5.6 rebounds per game (439th in college basketball play).
  • The Blue Raiders lose the rebound battle by 1.1 boards on average. They collect 34.8 rebounds per game, 207th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 35.9.
  • Jared Jones averages 7.6 rebounds per game (117th in college basketball) to lead the Blue Raiders.
  • Western Kentucky's 95.4 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 170th in college basketball, and the 88.6 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 59th in college basketball.
  • The Blue Raiders score 86.4 points per 100 possessions (336th in college basketball), while allowing 91.4 points per 100 possessions (132nd in college basketball).

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