Boca Raton Bowl: Memphis and Western Kentucky Shootout Expected
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The Boca Raton Bowl will have theWestern Kentucky Hilltoppers and the Memphis Tigers and their high-powered offenses ready to go on Tuesday. They meet at FAU Stadium at 7 pm EST and the game is televised on ESPN.
Oddsmakers currently have the Hilltoppers listed as 6½-point favorites in the Boca Raton Bowl. The game's total is sitting at 80.
Memphis was a 48-44 winner in its last match at home against the Houston Cougars. They covered the +5.5-point spread as underdogs. The total score of 92 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. In addition to the 23 touchdowns the Memphis Tigers have scored rushing and 30 passing, Memphis has returned three interceptions and three kickoffs for scores. The Hilltoppers have run back three punts and an interception and kickoff for touchdowns.
Western Kentucky Beat Louisiana Tech 58-44 to end their season. Hilltoppers Junior Mike White, a transfer from South Florida, completed 67.4 percent of his pass attempts for nearly 310 yards per game in earning Conference USA Newcomer of the Year honors in his first season for the Hilltoppers. Wide receiver Taywon Taylor had 89 receptions for 1,586 yards and 16 touchdowns, Nicholas Norris had 73 for 1,253 yards and 13 scores. Running back Anthony Wales finished with 1376 yards rushing.
Stats and Matchups
Team record: 10-3 SU,6-7 ATS
Current Streak: won 7 straight games.
Western Kentucky is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Western Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Western Kentucky's last 8 games
Team record: 8-4 SU,5-7 ATS
Memphis is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Memphis is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Memphis's last 10 games
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