The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (10-6, 2-1 C-USA) host the North Texas Mean Green (10-4, 3-1 C-USA) after winning four straight home games. The Hilltoppers are favored by just 1 point in the contest, which tips at 4:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 15, 2022. The over/under is 129 in the matchup.
Western Kentucky vs. North Texas Predictions
Western Kentucky vs. North Texas Betting Odds
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Western Kentucky vs. North Texas Last 10 Games
- Western Kentucky covered the spread six times in its last 10 contests while putting up a 7-3 record straight-up in those games.
- Western Kentucky and its opponents have combined to hit the over in six of those 10 games.
- The last 10 Hilltoppers games averaged 144.2 total points, 15.2 more points than this matchup’s over/under.
- Over their past 10 games, the Hilltoppers have a points-per-game average 0.4 points below their season-long scoring average.
- North Texas covered the spread five times in its last 10 contests while putting up a 7-3 record straight-up in those games.
- The final scores of the past 10 North Texas games have gone over the set total three times.
- The past 10 Mean Green games averaged 0.4 fewer points (128.6) than this matchup’s point total.
- Across their past 10 games, the Mean Green have scored two fewer points per contest compared to their 66.9 PPG season-long scoring average.
Western Kentucky vs. North Texas Betting Trends
- Western Kentucky has covered the spread eight times this season (8-6-0).
- In games they were favored in by 1 point or more so far this season, the Hilltoppers have gone 4-4 against the spread.
- This season, Western Kentucky’s games have hit the over eight times out of 14 chances.
- The Hilltoppers average 77.5 points per game, 21 more points than the 56.5 the Mean Green allow.
- Western Kentucky has an 8-6 record against the spread and a 10-6 record overall when scoring more than 56.5 points.
- North Texas has covered the spread in a game six times this season (6-6-0).
- The Mean Green are 2-1 ATS when playing as at least 1-point underdogs.
- North Texas games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under three times out of 12 chances this year.
- The Mean Green score an average of 66.9 points per game, only 1.5 fewer points than the 68.4 the Hilltoppers allow to opponents.
- North Texas has put together a 2-1 ATS record and a 5-0 overall record in games it scores more than 68.4 points.
Western Kentucky vs. North Texas Over/Under Trends
- Western Kentucky and its opponents have combined to outscore Saturday’s total (129 points) 13 times this season.
- In North Texas’ 12 games this season, six have finished with more combined scoring than Saturday’s over/under of 129.
- The Hilltoppers average 77.5 points per game against the Mean Green’s 66.9, amounting to 15.4 points over the contest’s point total of 129.
- These two teams give up a combined 124.9 points per game, 4.1 points less than this contest’s over/under.
- The Hilltoppers have seen a 143.8 average over/under in their games this season, 14.8 points more than the over/under in this contest.
- Mean Green’s games have a total points bet of 129.4 points this season, 0.4 points more than the over/under for this contest.
Western Kentucky Team Leaders
- Dayvion McKnight: 13.4 PTS, 6.6 AST, 1.9 STL, 46.9 FG%, 29.4 3PT% (5-for-17)
- Jamarion Sharp: 8 PTS, 7.4 REB, 4.3 BLK, 72 FG%
- Jairus Hamilton: 14.7 PTS, 44.9 FG%, 31 3PT% (18-for-58)
- Josh Anderson: 13.6 PTS, 2.6 STL, 50 FG%, 48.5 3PT% (16-for-33)
- Camron Justice: 13.6 PTS, 1.8 STL, 41.8 FG%, 39 3PT% (32-for-82)
North Texas Team Leaders
- Thomas Bell: 11.3 PTS, 40 FG%, 27.1 3PT% (13-for-48)
- Tylor Perry: 14.9 PTS, 1.3 STL, 45.4 FG%, 45.3 3PT% (34-for-75)
- Abou Ousmane: 9.4 PTS, 49.5 FG%
- Mardrez McBride: 9.9 PTS, 38.9 FG%, 35.6 3PT% (31-for-87)
- Rubin Jones: 8.6 PTS, 41.9 FG%, 31 3PT% (18-for-58)
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