Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders quarterback Brent Stockstill. Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
- Middle Tennessee State is a 13.5-point home favorite against Western Kentucky on Friday night (8 p.m. ET, CBS Sports).
- Professional bettors are laying off the spread, and are instead focusing on the over/under in this matchup.
The public cleaned up last night, as all three college football favorites covered and all three overs cashed without a sweat.
Recreational bettors will look to keep the good times rolling tonight, while sportsbooks and wiseguys hope to bounce back.
Using the betting tools available at The Action Network and Sports Insights, we’ve identified sharp action on tonight’s Conference USA showdown between Western Kentucky (1-7) and Middle Tennessee State (5-3).
Betting Terms to Know
Steam Move: Sudden, drastic and uniform line movement across the market caused by an overload of sharp action from respected players.
Reverse Line Movement: When the betting line moves in the opposite direction of the betting percentages. It’s a top smart money indicator.
Line Freeze: When one side is getting heavy betting, but the line won’t budge, indicating sharp liability on the other side.
Juice: The tax or commission that bettors must pay sportsbooks in order for them to accept your wager. A -115 juice means a bettor would have to wager $115 to win $100.