Western Kentucky vs. FIU Prediction, Game Preview

    Western Kentucky vs. FIU prediction and game preview for the matchup between the Hilltoppers and Golden Panthers.

    November 18, 2015

    Check out the Western Kentucky vs. FIU prediction and game preview.

    Western Kentucky vs. FIU Game Preview


    Date: Saturday, November 21
    Game Time: 2:30 ET
    Venue: FIU Stadium, Miami, Florida
    Network: Fox College Sports

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    Why Western Kentucky Will Win

    After 10 straight weeks of football, the Hilltoppers will greatly benefit from finally being on a break last week. Their diverse, Brandon Doughty-led offense is the most potent in the conference, a troubling reality for a Florida International squad that was blanked last Saturday by Marshall, 52-0.

    Why FIU Will Win

    The Panthers have been a dramatically different team at home, winning all four contests by an average score of 45-17. Despite what happened last week in Huntington, this remains a dangerous team with an attacking front seven and a quality young quarterback, Alex McGough.

    What’s Going To Happen?

    Western Kentucky knows its showdown with Marshall is up ahead. Florida International needs a win Saturday to become bowl eligible. This is a very tricky spot for the Hilltoppers. They’ll survive to remain unbeaten in conference play, but not before being tested deep into the second half by a motivated bunch of Panthers.

    Western Kentucky vs. FIU Prediction

    Final Score: Western Kentucky 38, Florida International 28, Line: Western Kentucky -16.5, o/u: 65.5
    Must See Rating: 5: The Night Before … 1: Donny! … 1.5

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