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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and the Virginia Tech Hokies will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Lane Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Hokies listed as 28-point favorites versus the Hilltoppers, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.
Western Kentucky was pounded 41-3 by Kentucky in Week 5, as 20.5-point road underdogs. The 41 points went UNDER the night’s posted total of 45.
Tanner Siewert booted a 50-yard field goal for the only points for Western Kentucky.
Virginia Tech outlasted Nebraska for a 35-30 upset victory in Week 5, as 7-point underdogs. The 65 points sailed OVER the posted total of 47.
Darren Evans ran for 71 yards off 21 carries with two touchdowns in the win.
Virginia Tech has won 4 straight games.
Western Kentucky: 2-3 SU, 0-3 ATS
Virginia Tech: 4-1 SU, 2-2 ATS
Western Kentucky most recently:
When playing in October are 2-3
When playing on grass are 0-10
After being outgained are 3-4
When playing outside the conference are 3-7
Virginia Tech most recently:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Western Kentucky is 3-18 SU in its last 21 games
Western Kentucky is 2-16 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
Virginia Tech is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
Western Kentucky home to Ball State, Saturday, October 11
Virginia Tech at Boston College, Saturday, October 18