North Texas Mean Green vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers C-USA Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 13, 2021

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The C-USA championship will be decided Saturday as the No. 3 seed North Texas Mean Green (16-9) meet the No. 1 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (20-6) at 9:00 PM ET, live on CBS Sports. North Texas is listed as a 1.5-point favorite to win the contest and claim the conference title and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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North Texas vs Western Kentucky Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
North Texas -1.5 -106 -115 128 -101 -120 -110 -108

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Point Total Insights

  • North Texas and its opponents have gone over the current 128 total in 14 of 25 games (56%) this season.
  • In 22 of 26 (84.6%) Western Kentucky games this season, the total points scored elevated above Saturday's 128 over/under.
  • These two squads surrender a combined 129.6 points per game, 1.6 more than this contest's over/under.
  • The 70.2 points the Mean Green average per game are just two more points than the Hilltoppers surrender (68.2).
  • The Hilltoppers score an average of 73.7 points per game, 12.3 more points than the 61.4 the Mean Green give up.
  • Head to Head

    North Texas vs Western Kentucky (Last 3 Games)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    3/1/2020 North Texas -6.5 136 -294 +230 Regular Season 78-72
    1/2/2020 Western Kentucky -3.5 136.5 -173 +140 Regular Season 93-84
    2/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 62-59

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    North Texas Betting Data

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Mean Green have covered 13 times in 20 contests.
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Mean Green have fared well against the spread, putting up a 9-3 record.
  • North Texas and its opponents have converted the over just 1 times in 20 (5%) games this season.
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    North Texas Leaders

    Mean Green Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Javion Hamlet 18 15.1 3.3 5.2 0.6 0.0 1.1
    James Reese 18 11.6 4.2 1.0 1.3 0.2 2.3
    Zachary Simmons 18 10.3 6.6 2.0 0.6 0.7 0.1
    JJ Murray 9 3.6 1.9 0.8 1.4 0.1 0.6
    Jalen Jackson 10 1.7 0.7 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.2

    Western Kentucky Betting Data

  • The Hilltoppers have a winning record against the spread, going 13-7-1 ATS (covering 61.9% of the time).
  • The Hilltoppers have not fared well as a 1.5-point underdog going 3-5 against the spread.
  • Western Kentucky and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this year -- 0 of 21 (0%).
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    Western Kentucky Leaders

    Hilltoppers Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Charles Bassey 15 16.7 11.4 0.5 0.5 3.1 0.3
    Taveion Hollingsworth 17 15.1 2.9 2.1 1.2 0.1 0.8
    Jordan Rawls 17 8.6 2.1 1.6 0.6 0.0 1.5
    Josh Anderson 13 7.6 3.1 0.7 1.9 0.7 0.3
    Carson Williams 14 6.6 5.2 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.5
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