Central Michigan vs Western Kentucky Odds

Published on December 26th, 2012 4:50 pm EST

Central Michigan will be squaring off against Western Kentucky later today in the Little Caesars Bowl. The game, which will be held at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan, will kick off at 7:30 pm EST and will be shown on ESPN.

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, who finished their campaign with a record of 7-5, will be playing their last game before the start of the Bobby Petrino era. Western Kentucky raised many eyebrows when they hired the disgraced Petrino a few weeks back.

Western Kentucky's five losses this year came against Alabama, Louisiana-Monroe, Middle Tennessee, Florida Atlantic and Louisiana-Lafayette. Western Kentucky started to fade in the second half of the season, as the team got off to a strong 5-1 start before fading late.

Western Kentucky averaged 391.8 yards on offense this year and gave up 345.7 yards per game on defines. Western Kentucky has a well-balanced attack, as their passing and rushing yards were nearly identical.

Central Michigan, on the other hand, finished their campaign with a record of 6-6. Central Michigan got off to a dreadful start this year, losing 5 of their last 7 games before winning their last three games of the season. Central Michigan lost to Michigan State, Northern Illinois, Toledo, Navy, Ball State, and Western Michigan this year.

Central Michigan averaged 394.1 yards per game on offence this year, including over 243 yards per game through the air. Unfortunately for Central Michigan, their defence was especially porous, as they allowed 48 touchdowns and over 440 yards per game.

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Here are the current betting odds for Central Michigan vs Western Kentucky as of this moment:

Central Michigan, +6 1/2, -115
Western Kentucky, -6 1/2, -105

Moneyline

Central Michigan, +205
Western Kentucky, -245

Over/Under 57 points

Over, -110
Under, -110

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