McKnight, Western Kentucky Hilltoppers to visit Dishman, Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (8-4, 0-1 C-USA) at Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (8-5, 1-1 C-USA)

Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Middle Tennessee -6; over/under is 140

BOTTOM LINE: Western Kentucky takes on Middle Tennessee in C-USA action Saturday.

The Blue Raiders have gone 4-1 in home games. Middle Tennessee ranks fourth in C-USA at limiting opponent scoring, giving up 66.2 points while holding opponents to 44.8% shooting.

The Hilltoppers have gone 0-1 against C-USA opponents. Western Kentucky is sixth in C-USA giving up 67.7 points while holding opponents to 39.8% shooting.

The Blue Raiders and Hilltoppers match up Saturday for the first time in conference play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Elias King is shooting 38.6% from beyond the arc with 1.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Blue Raiders, while averaging 9.9 points. DeAndre Dishman is averaging 12.7 points and 5.6 rebounds over the last 10 games for Middle Tennessee.

Dayvion McKnight is averaging 16.6 points, 4.4 assists and 1.8 steals for the Hilltoppers. Luke Frampton is averaging 2.9 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Western Kentucky.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Raiders: 6-4, averaging 70.3 points, 29.5 rebounds, 10.7 assists, 8.2 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.6 points per game.

Hilltoppers: 6-4, averaging 71.8 points, 30.2 rebounds, 14.3 assists, 6.1 steals and 5.9 blocks per game while shooting 45.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.1 points.

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