The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers from the Sun Belt conference will battle the Central Michigan Chippewas from the MAC conference in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl in an NCAA college football game on Wednesday December 26th. Kick off time from Ford Field in Detroit Michigan is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.
The point spread opened up in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers favored by -5 ½ points with an over under line of 58 ½ points. Early money has shown on the side of the underdog Chippewas as Western Kentucky is now favored by -5 points. The total has moved up a ½ point to a current line of 59 points.
There have been no recent meetings on the college football gridiron between these two schools. CFB Trend: Central Michigan Chippewas is 3-0 ATS in their past three games.
Western Kentucky concluded regular season play with a mark of 7-5 on the year. The team was good to their backers with an against the spread mark of 8-4. After a strong start to the season the Hilltoppers struggled down the stretch with three losses in their past four games. They did win their regular season finale in a 25-24 home win against the North Texas Mean Green as a -11 point betting favorite. They have a notable road win against an SEC school in Kentucky winning 32-31 in overtime in week three. After a loss 43-42 at home to Louisiana Monroe the wheels fell off for this team finishing just 2-4 in their final six games. The Hilltoppers defense was stout this season as the club allowed 344 yards per game good for 23rd in all of college football. On offense they were in the middle in most offensive categories. They average 28 points a game and allow 25.