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    The No. 1 seed Florida Atlantic Owls (28-3, 18-2 C-USA) and the No. 8 seed Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (17-15, 8-12 C-USA) will look to advance in C-USA tournament on Thursday as they meet in the conference tournament at 6:30 PM on ESPN+. Florida Atlantic is listed as a 10-point favorite to win this contest and advance closer to an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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    How do I watch Owls vs. Hilltoppers?

    • Game Day: Thursday, March 9, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Frisco, Texas
    • Arena: Ford Center at The Star

    Betting Lines for Owls vs. Hilltoppers

    Florida Atlantic vs Western Kentucky Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Florida Atlantic -10 139.5

    Florida Atlantic Betting Stats & Information

    • Florida Atlantic is 24-1 in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 96%).
    • The Owls have played 10 times as a moneyline favorite with odds of -587 or shorter, and earned a victory in each game.
    • The Owls’ ATS record is 19-10-0 this season.
    • The Hilltoppers are 2-0 against the spread so far this season when playing as at least 10-point underdogs.
    • Florida Atlantic’s average total in matchups this year has been 145, 5.5 points higher than the over/under in this particular game.

    Western Kentucky Betting Stats & Info

    • Western Kentucky has been underdogs in 12 games this season and won three (25%) of those contests.
    • The Hilltoppers have played as an underdog of +430 or more once this season and lost that game.
    • The Hilltoppers have gone 13-16-1 ATS this season.
    • The Hilltoppers are 2-0 against the spread so far when playing as at least 10-point underdogs.
    • The average over/under in Western Kentucky’s games this year is three more points than the point total of 139.5 for this outing.

    Florida Atlantic vs. Western Kentucky Season Stat Comparison

    Florida Atlantic Rank Florida Atlantic AVG Western Kentucky AVG Western Kentucky Rank
    27th 79.3 Points Scored 72 176th
    57th 65.7 Points Allowed 70.5 190th
    28th 35.2 Rebounds 31 232nd
    106th 9.3 Off. Rebounds 7.5 271st
    9th 10.1 3pt Made 7.6 157th
    51st 15 Assists 12.8 199th
    109th 11.2 Turnovers 11.3 121st

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Florida Atlantic Owls Leaders

    • The Owls scoring leader is Johnell Davis, who averages 13.2 per contest to go with 5.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists.
    • Florida Atlantic’s leading rebounder is Vladislav Goldin averaging 6.5 boards per game and its best passer is Jalen Gaffney and his 2.7 assists per game.
    • Alijah Martin leads the Owls in three-point shooting, making an average of 1.9 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Leaders

    • Dayvion McKnight scores 16.4 points and tacks on 3.8 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Hilltoppers’ leaderboards for those statistics.
    • Jamarion Sharp grabs 7.5 rebounds per game (he also scores 7.6 points per game and adds 0.2 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Western Kentucky rebounding leaderboard.
    • Dontaie Allen is consistent from distance and leads the Hilltoppers with 1.8 made threes per game.
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