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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Florida Atlantic Owls 01/20/2022 Spread, Game Analysis and Odds

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Florida Atlantic Owls 01-20-2022 Spread Game Analysis and Odds

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Florida Atlantic Owls 01/20/2022 – A conference USA showdown is all set to get underway as the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers take on the Florida Atlantic Owls from FAU Arena in Boca Raton, Florida. The Hilltoppers are fourth in the Conference USA and the Owls are sitting in fifth position. Western Kentucky will try to rebound from their last game as the Owls look forward to building on their last success. The best basketball betting websites have predicted a winner for this game based on the recent odds and betting trends.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Florida Atlantic Owls 01/20/2022

When:Thursday, January 20, 7:00 PM ET
Where:FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida
TV:CBSSN
Stream:Sofascore
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Florida Atlantic Owls 01/20/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers-1 (-107)145.5 o (-107)-154
Florida Atlantic Owls+1 (-107)145.5 u (-107)+120
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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are holding a 2-2 conference record and are 10-7 with their overall play. The team dropped their last game against the North Texas Mean Green with a final score of 65-60. The Hilltoppers are shot at 46.9 percent from the field and touched 16.7 percent from the three-point radar. The Hilltoppers are averaging close to 77 points per game with their shooting offense. From the defensive end, they are giving up 68.2 points to opponents with a turnover margin of 1.9.

Players to watch: D. McKnight G (GP 17, MIN 34.2, PTS 14.4, REB 6.3, AST 6.5, STL 2, BLK 0, TO 3.6, FG% 48.9, FT% 77.1, 3P% 31.6), J. Hamilton F (GP 16, MIN 30.4, PTS 14.1, REB 6.2, AST 1.9, STL 1, BLK 0.2, TO 2.6, FG% 45, FT% 64.9, 3P% 30.2), C. Justice G (GP 15, MIN 29.8, PTS 13.5, REB 2.6, AST 2.9, STL 1.7, BLK 0.1, TO 2.1, FG% 41.5, FT% 80, 3P% 37.6).

Florida Atlantic Owls

The Owls are holding a 2-2 conference record and are 9-8 with their overall performance. Florida has a long way to make up for all their loss. In their last outing, they took out the Charlotte 49ers with a final score of 96-67. The Owls are shooting at an average of 46 percent with their field goal attempts. Florida’s offense is averaging at 75.2 points per game. From the defensive end, they are giving up 68.5 points to opponents. When it comes to rebounds, they are closing in at 5.2 boards per game.

Players to watch: M. Forrest G (GP 17, MIN 29.8, PTS 14.2, REB 3.4, AST 2.7, STL 1.3, BLK 0, TO 1.9, FG% 42.3, FT% 81, 3P% 37.5), A. Martin G (GP 17, MIN 28.1, PTS 13.7, REB 5.3, AST 1.5, STL 1.3, BLK 0.5, TO 1.6, FG% 46, FT% 72.7, 3P% 38.7), B. Greenlee G (GP 16, MIN 30, PTS 9.9, REB 2.6, AST 3.8, STL 1.1, BLK 0.1, TO 2, FG% 47.9, FT% 54.5, 3P% 40.9).

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Predictions

Trends

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Western Kentucky are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Western Kentucky’s last 7 games.
Western Kentucky are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
Western Kentucky are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games against Florida Atlantic.
Hilltoppers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against Florida Atlantic.

Florida Atlantic Owls

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida Atlantic’s last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida Atlantic’s last 5 games against Western Kentucky.
Florida Atlantic are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Florida Atlantic are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Western Kentucky.
Owls are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Conference USA conference.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Florida Atlantic Owls Betting Picks

Summary: Both teams are similar with their overall performance, but the Hilltoppers are slightly better than the Owls to win this game and cover. Take the Hilltoppers to win and cover the spread with the NCAA basketball betting lines on their side. 

Moneyline: The ML for the Hilltoppers are -154 and the ML for the Owls are +120.

ATS: A spread of -1 (-107) is set for the Hilltoppers and a spread of +1 (-107) is set for the Owls.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 145.5 (-107) for the Hilltoppers and the same to go under for the Owls.

Score Prediction: 72-68, Hilltoppers win.