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Liberty Flames vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 09/19/2020 NCAAF Analysis, Results & Odds

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Liberty Flames vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 09-19-2020 NCAAF Analysis Results & Odds

Liberty Flames vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 09/19/2020 – Liberty Flames are all set to open their first game on the season as they take the road to square-off against Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. The best betting websites usa have a detailed understanding of this game based on the potential of each team. Liberty Flames did well last season to seal a victory at the FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl. The Flames had a decent 8-5 record on their overall season. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers opened their first game against the strong Louisville Cardinals. The Hilltoppers were unable to make it past the Cardinals and they look forward to rebounding in this game.

When: Saturday, September 19, 12:00 PM ET
Where: Houchens Industries–L. T. Smith Stadium, Bowling Green, Kentucky
TV: ESPNU
Stream: SofaScore

Liberty Flames vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 09/19/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Liberty Flames +13.5 (-110) 59.5 o (-110) +415
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers -13.5 (-110) 59.5 u (-110) -485
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Liberty Flames

Liberty Flames will try to maintain their same pace from last season, but there are changes that might affect them. The Flames will need to replace their running back, wide receiver and their quarterback. The new quarterback will be Malik Willis from Auburn, but there are still several things to be considered. Willis did not do much last season while he sat out for a while. The talented player touched 257 rushing yards in just 25 attempts. Three of their offensive line starters will return this season. From the defensive end, the Flames lost their top three tacklers.

Players to watch: S. Calvert QB (CMP 249 ATT 431 YDS 3663 CMP% 57.8 AVG 8.5 LNG 73 TD 28 INT 7 SACK 25 SYL -179 RTG 147.4), D. Stubbs WR (CMP 1 ATT 2 YDS 38 CMP% 50 AVG 19 LNG 38 TD 0 INT 0 SACK 1 SYL -12 RTG 209.6), F. Hickson RB (ATT 187 YDS 1041 AVG 5.6 LNG 66 TD 12), J. Mack RB (ATT 133 YDS 774 AVG 5.8 LNG 63 TD 7), A. Gandy-Golden WR (REC 79 YDS 1396 AVG 17.7 LNG 73 TD 10).

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers gave up 35 points to the Louisville Cardinals and scored just 21 in return. The Hilltoppers were weak with their offensive line as they struggled to make it past until the second half. Out of their first 12 downs, Western Kentucky managed to convert just four. From the quarterback position, Tyrell Pigrome took the lead for his team in rushing with 68 yards. Western Kentucky will be playing their first game at home against Liberty Flames this season. Pigrome managed to convert 10 of his 23 pass attempts.

Players to watch: T. Pigrome QB (CMP 10 ATT 23 YDS 129 CMP% 43.5 AVG 5.6 LNG 50 TD 1 INT 0 SACK 3 SYL -22 RTG 104.9), G. Walker RB (ATT 9 YDS 19 AVG 2.1 LNG 9 TD 1), N. Whittington RB (ATT 5 YDS 16 AVG 3.2 LNG 15 TD 0), J. Pearson WR (REC 5 YDS 67 AVG 13.4 LNG 50 TD 0).

Liberty Flames vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Numbers

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Liberty Flames

Liberty is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Liberty’s last 7 games.
Flames are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.
Liberty is 1-7 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
Liberty is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games played in September.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Western Kentucky’s last 7 games.
Hilltoppers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Western Kentucky is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Hilltoppers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Independents (FBS) conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Western Kentucky’s last 7 games played in September.

Liberty Flames vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Picks

Western Kentucky will take advantage of Liberty’s situation, especially with their new quarterback and wide receiver. The sports spread betting websites are clearly in support for the Hilltoppers to win this game and cover the spread with a final score of 42-24.