1. FIU at WKU
Point Total: 43.5
– Bet on this, BetMGM latest line
I need this to be a 67-65 shootout.
I need to get rid of my crutch, my habit, my go-to for any time things seem a little low and I need an investment pick me up.
I need to be able to quit Western Kentucky football and its inability to score points.
As I’ve wandered across this great land preaching for the last several weeks, there’s nothing more reliable than the iron-clad belief system that revolves around your 2020 WKU Hilltoppers and their ability to play low-scoring games.
And it’s not just the offense. That’s the easy part. It’s the defense that helps make this program the Patron Saint of the Under.
I’m not joking. You can not set the point total low enough for WKU games.
Last week, WKU and Southern Miss scored 17 points … COMBINED.
The week before, WKU and Florida Atlantic scored 16 points … COMBINED.
WKU hasn’t scored more than 14 points in any of its last five games, and even then it went wacky in a 20-17 win over Middle Tennessee.
But it’s going to take two to tango here.
FIU scored 19 against FAU last week and combined with Jacksonville State for 29 points the week before.
Even though the Golden Panthers are 0-4 , and even though they lost to SU, and a miserable Middle Tennessee, they were still not totally horrible defensively – the 38 points allowed to FAU last week were the most given up all year.
So again, I beg of you, WKU and FIU, save me from me.
Put on a show. Have some fun. Give your respective fan bases a pair of offensive gameplans that doesn’t take away their will to go on.
But 17-13 would be just fine, too.