N.Texas vs Western Kentucky Prediction, Odds & Best Prop Bets – NCAAF, Week 9

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The North Texas Mean Green (5-4) visit Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium to take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (5-4) on Oct. 29. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30pm EDT in Bowling Green.

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The Over/Under for N.Texas vs. Western Kentucky is total points.

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N.Texas vs. Western Kentucky Odds, Spread, Over/Under for Week 9

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N.Texas vs Western Kentucky Prediction for Week 9

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts Western Kentucky will win this game with 64.5% confidence.

N.Texas vs Western Kentucky Spread Prediction for Week 9

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts North Texas will cover the spread with 64.5% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both N.Texas and Western Kentucky, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


Best N.Texas Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite college football player prop bets for N.Texas players for Week 9, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • player high – away 

Best Western Kentucky Player Prop Best Bets Today

Top NCAAF player prop bets for Western Kentucky players for Week 9, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • player  high – home
  • team high – away
  • team high – home

N.Texas Against the Spread (ATS) Record

N.Texas has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

  • N.Texas is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
  • N.Texas is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
  • N.Texas is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

Western Kentucky Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Western Kentucky has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

  • Western Kentucky is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
  • Western Kentucky is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
  • Western Kentucky is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

N.Texas: Keys to the Game vs. Western Kentucky

North Texas is 5-1 (.833) when not throwing an interception — tied for 13th-best in FBS; Average: .575

Western Kentucky: Keys to the Game vs. N.Texas

Western Kentucky is 6-1 (.857) when allowing less than 5 explosive passes — tied for 14th-best in FBS; Average: .559

Matchup Notes for N.Texas vs. Western Kentucky

Western Kentucky’s WRs have 347.0 receiving yards per game since the 2021 season — best among FBS WRs. Charlotte’s defense has allowed 223.0 receiving yards per game to WRs since the 2021 season — second-worst among FBS defenses.

Western Kentucky has 3.6 receiving touchdowns per game since the 2021 season — tied for best among FBS skill players. Charlotte’s defense has allowed 2.4 receiving touchdowns per game since the 2021 season — second-worst among FBS defenses.

Western Kentucky’s offense has averaged 3.6 passing TDs per game since the 2021 season — tied for best among FBS offenses. Charlotte’s defense has allowed 2.4 passing TDs per game since the 2021 season — second-worst among FBS defenses.

North Texas’s RBs has 2 rushing touchdowns per game since the 2021 season — tied for third-best among FBS RBs. Florida International’s defense has allowed 2.4 rushing touchdowns per game since the 2021 season — tied for fourth-worst among NonP5 defenses.

N.Texas Offensive Stats & Trends

North Texas RBs have averaged 161.4 rushing yards per game (807/5) in the 1st half this season– best among FBS Teams; Average: 63.4

North Texas WRs have averaged 19.2 yards per reception (789 yards/41 catches) this season– 2nd best among FBS Teams; Average: 13.3

North Texas RBs have averaged 275.6 rushing yards per game (1,378/5) this season– 2nd best among FBS Teams; Average: 132.2

North Texas RBs have averaged 40.7 carries per game (733 carries / 18 games) since last season– highest among FBS Teams; Average: 26.5

North Texas Skill Players have averaged 22.8 yards per reception (273 yards/12 catches) with 4-6 yards to go this season– best among FBS Teams; Average: 11.3

Western Kentucky Offensive Stats & Trends

Western Kentucky WRs have averaged 27.8 receptions per game (556/20) since last season– best among FBS Teams; Average: 13.0

Western Kentucky Skill Players have averaged 32.4 receptions per game (649/20) since last season– 2nd best among FBS Teams; Average: 19.1

Western Kentucky WRs have 66 receptions in the Red Zone since last season– most among FBS Teams

Western Kentucky WRs have 105 receptions for 20 or more yards since last season– most among FBS Teams

Western Kentucky WRs have been targeted 181 times in the 4th quarter since last season– most among FBS Teams

North Texas Mean Green Defensive Stats & Trends

North Texas has allowed 295.8 yards from scrimmage per game to WRs this season– 2nd worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 178.6

North Texas has allowed 290.0 receiving yards per game (1,450/5) to WRs this season– 2nd worst in FBS; Average: 167.5

North Texas has allowed 295.8 yards from scrimmage per game to WRs this season– 2nd worst in FBS; Average: 172.4

North Texas has allowed 335.0 Passing Yards per game (1,675/5) this season– 4th worst in FBS; Average: 241.2

North Texas has intercepted 8 of 559 attempts (69.9 pass attempts per int.) since last season– 5th worst in FBS; Average: 37.5

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Defensive Stats & Trends

Western Kentucky has 29 interceptions since last season– most among Non-Power 5 Teams

Western Kentucky has allowed 5 TD passes in close and late situations this season– most among Non-Power 5 Teams

Western Kentucky has allowed 18 TDs in close and late situations since last season– most in FBS

Western Kentucky has averaged 1.45 interceptions per game (29/20) since last season– best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 0.81

Western Kentucky has allowed 5 TD passes in close and late situations this season– tied for most in FBS


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