The Florida International Panthers (10-4, 0-0 C-USA) are 9.5-point underdogs as they try to stop a three-game road slide when they take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (8-6, 0-0 C-USA) on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at E. A. Diddle Arena. The matchup airs at 3:00 PM ET. The point total is 140.5 for the matchup.
Western Kentucky vs. Florida International Predictions
Western Kentucky vs. Florida International Betting Odds
|Western Kentucky||-9.5||140.5 points|
Western Kentucky vs. Florida International Last 10 Games
- Western Kentucky is 5-5 overall and 6-4-0 against the spread in its last 10 contests.
- Western Kentucky and its opponents have hit the over in five of those 10 games.
- The Hilltoppers’ past 10 games have ended with an average of 144.5 points scored. That’s four more points than this contest’s over/under.
- During their past 10 games, the Hilltoppers have a points-per-game average 3.6 points below their season-long scoring average.
- Florida International has a 7-3 record straight-up in its last 10 contests, while covering the spread five times in those games.
- The final scores of the past 10 Florida International games have exceeded the set total six times.
- The Panthers’ last 10 games have ended with an average of 135.3 points scored. That’s 5.2 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
- Over their last 10 games, the Panthers have scored 2.8 fewer points per contest compared to their 75.5 PPG season-long scoring average.
Western Kentucky vs. Florida International Betting Trends
- Western Kentucky has covered the spread in a game six times this season (6-6-0).
- The Hilltoppers have an ATS record of 1-2 when playing as at least 9.5-point favorites.
- This season, Western Kentucky’s games have hit the over seven times out of 12 chances.
- The Hilltoppers score 10.8 more points per game (76.9) than the Panthers give up (66.1).
- When Western Kentucky totals more than 66.1 points, it is 5-4 against the spread and 8-3 overall.
- Florida International has gone 7-5-0 against the spread this year.
- Games involving Florida International have hit the over six times out of 12 chances this year.
- The Panthers put up 7.1 more points per game (75.5) than the Hilltoppers give up (68.4).
- Florida International has put together a 4-3 ATS record and a 7-2 overall record in games it scores more than 68.4 points.
Western Kentucky vs. Florida International Over/Under Trends
- Nine Western Kentucky games this season have gone over Saturday’s total of 140.5 points.
- This season, four of Florida International’s games have ended with a score higher than 140.5 points.
- The over/under for the game of 140.5 is 11.9 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Hilltoppers (76.9 points per game) and the Panthers (75.5 points per game).
- This game’s total is six fewer points than the 134.5 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020.
- On average, the Hilltoppers have seen a 143.6 over/under in their games this season, 3.1 more points than the over/under in this contest.
- The over/under for this matchup is 2.9 points more than the average over/under in Panthers’ games this season (137.6 points).
Western Kentucky Team Leaders
- Dayvion McKnight: 13.4 PTS, 6.1 AST, 1.9 STL, 47.5 FG%, 38.5 3PT% (5-for-13)
- Jamarion Sharp: 7.3 PTS, 7.5 REB, 4.5 BLK, 67.6 FG%
- Jairus Hamilton: 14.8 PTS, 46.2 FG%, 28.8 3PT% (15-for-52)
- Josh Anderson: 13 PTS, 2.6 STL, 50 FG%, 51.9 3PT% (14-for-27)
- Camron Justice: 13.6 PTS, 1.9 STL, 42.4 FG%, 37.9 3PT% (25-for-66)
Florida International Team Leaders
- Tevin Brewer: 15.1 PTS, 6.1 AST, 39.1 FG%, 41.4 3PT% (29-for-70)
- Denver Jones: 12.9 PTS, 1.1 STL, 41.6 FG%, 34.9 3PT% (22-for-63)
- Clevon Brown: 8 PTS, 2.3 BLK, 47.6 FG%, 27.3 3PT% (9-for-33)
- Seth Pinkney: 5 PTS, 1.5 BLK, 68.3 FG%
- Eric Lovett: 7.5 PTS, 30.8 FG%, 29.7 3PT% (22-for-74)
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