Conference USA foes collide on Tuesday night when the Liberty Flames (7-0) host the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (4-3). This matchup features some of the conference's most explosive offenses. The Flames rank first in Conference USA in scoring (36.3) and total offense (487.9). Meanwhile, WKU is currently second in points per game (30) and fifth in total offense (382.7). 

Kickoff from Houchens Industries–L. T. Smith Stadium is set for 7:30 p.m. ET. The Flames are 5.5-point favorites in the Liberty vs. Western Kentucky odds via SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points is 61.5. Before making any Western Kentucky vs. Liberty picks, be sure to see the college football predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer simulation model.

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Now, the model has set its sights on Liberty vs. WKU and just revealed its picks and predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Now, here are several college football odds and trends for WKU vs. Liberty:

  • Liberty vs. Western Kentucky spread: Flames -5.5
  • Liberty vs. Western Kentucky over/under: 61.5 points  
  • Liberty vs. Western Kentucky money line: Flames -226, Hilltoppers +182
  • LIB: Liberty has hit the game total Under in eight of last 13 games 
  • WKU: 2-0 ATS at home against FBS foes this season
  • Liberty vs. Western Kentucky picks: See picks at SportsLine
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Why Liberty can cover

The Flames have been consistently causing havoc and creating turnovers. Liberty leads Conference USA in total interceptions (15) with 14 team sacks. There are currently four players with at least two interceptions. Sophomore safety Brylan Green is a rangy defender on the backend. Green leads the team in interceptions (5) with four pass breakups and 24 total tackles. The Louisiana native recorded an interception in five of the six games he's played in.

In his last contest, Green finished with five total tackles, one forced fumble, and one interception. Senior linebacker Tyren Dupree has a nose for finding the football. Dupree shuts down runs and makes solid plays in pass coverage. The Alabama native is fourth in C-USA in total tackles (65) with two sacks and two interceptions. He logged four double-digit stops in four games this season. See which team to pick here.

Why Western Kentucky can cover

Western Kentucky is able to generate pressure and get after the quarterback. The Hilltoppers are currently ranked fourth in C-USA in team sacks (17). Safety Kendrick Simpkins hovers around the box and is a reliable tackler. Simpkins is first on the team in sacks (4.5) with 28 total tackles and three forced fumbles. He finished with six total tackles in his last outing.

Junior linebacker Kylan Guidry is an instinctive defender. Guidry uses his long arms to bring down ball carriers and get after the quarterback. The Louisiana native has recorded 28 total tackles with two sacks. He's finished with at least four tackles in four straight games. Last week against Jacksonville State, Guidry had nine total stops. See which team to pick here.

How to make Liberty vs. Western Kentucky picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the point total, projecting the teams to combine for 66 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in well over 60% of simulations. You can only get the model's pick at SportsLine

So who wins Liberty vs. Western Kentucky, and which side of the spread hits in well over 60% of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has notched a profit of more than $2,000 on its top-rated college football spread picks, and find out.