Autonation Cure Bowl Total Pick
Will the Georgia State Panthers and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers fall short of the betting total on Saturday when the two teams play in the Autonation Cure Bowl?
Matchup: Georgia State (6-5) at Western Kentucky (6-6)
TV: CBSSN, 2:30 p.m. ET
Line: Western Kentucky -6.5
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under currently sits at 51.5 points after hitting the board at 49.5. The Hilltoppers, meanwhile, opened as a 4.5-point favorite but the line has climbed to 6.5 at most sports books.
Who is the Public Backing?
As of this writing, 70% of betting tickets are on the Hilltoppers to cover the spread and 98% of the money is also on Western Kentucky.
Key Betting Trends
The Panthers are winless at the betting window in their last four games overall and is 2-5 against the number in their last seven games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game. On the other side, the Hilltoppers are 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 games overall and have failed to cover in four of their last five games against Sun Belt opponents.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 4-0 in the Panthers' last four games in December and is 4-1 in their last five non-conference games. The under is also 22-7 in Georgia State's last 29 games overall, is 12-4 in its last 16 games on fieldturf, and is 11-5 in its last 16 games coming off a loss.
On the other side, the under is 6-2-1 in the Hilltoppers' last nine games against Sun Belt opponents and in their last seven games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game, the under is also 5-2.
AUTONATION CURE BOWL PREDICTION: GEORGIA STATE/WESTERN KENTUCKY UNDER 51.5