Old Dominion at Western Kentucky Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/21/2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Houchens Industries L. T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green State
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On Saturday afternoon, the Old Dominion Monarchs (3-4) will be facing the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (2-4) in a game that will feature two of the worst defenses in the country. The Monarchs and the Hilltoppers are currently sixth and seventh in the Conference USA standings, respectively.
Old Dominion lost their third game in a row two weeks ago when they were defeated 42-35 by UTEP on the road. They didn't turn the ball over in that game, but their defense gave up 465 yards.
The Monarchs have been able to score 30.6 points per game this season, but they have also given up 36.9 points per game. Quarterback Taylor Heinicke has been solid for Old Dominion this year by throwing for 1,815 yards with 18 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Senior wide receiver Antonio Vaughan has caught 31 passes this season for 433 yards and seven touchdowns.
Western Kentucky was outscored 31-7 in the second half of their game against Florida Atlantic last weekend and lost 45-38. They gave up a whopping 619 total yards in the losing effort while their offense only gained 67 yards on the ground.
The Hilltoppers have the second-best passing team in the nation right now by averaging 416.7 passing yards per game. Quarterback Brandon Doughty has led the passing attack by throwing for 2,500 yards with 19 touchdowns and just four interceptions. Wide receiver Jared Dangerfield has a team-leading 34 receptions for 349 yards and four touchdowns.
Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Trends
Old Dominion Monarchs are 2-5-0 Against the Spread
Old Dominion Monarchs are 3-4-0 against the Over/Under
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Trends
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 2-4-0 Against the Spread
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 5-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Old Dominion Monarchs
10/09/14 WR Blair Roberts Back out for season
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
10/01/14 TE Tyler Higbee Knee out indefinitely
09/22/14 LB Joel Iyiegbuniwe Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Western Kentucky
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