Who's Playing

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers @ Jacksonville State Gamecocks

Current Records: Western Kentucky 4-3, Jacksonville State 6-2

How To Watch

  • When: Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at 11:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium -- Jacksonville, Alabama
  • TV: ESPN University
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $15.00

What to Know

A Conference USA battle is on tap between the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and the Jacksonville State Gamecocks at 11:30 p.m. ET on October 17th at Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium. Western Kentucky will be hoping to continue their three-game streak of scoring more points each game than the last.

Western Kentucky gave up the first points two weeks ago, but they didn't let that get them down. They came out on top against Louisiana Tech by a score of 35-28. Western Kentucky's offense checked out after the first half but had enough points banked to take the game anyway.

Malachi Corley was the offensive standout of the contest as he picked up 207 receiving yards and three touchdowns. Corley's longest reception was for an incredible 70 yards. Another player making a difference was Austin Reed, who threw for 297 yards and three touchdowns.

Meanwhile, after a string of three wins, Jacksonville State's good fortune finally ran out on Tuesday. The game between Jacksonville State and Liberty wasn't particularly close, with Jacksonville State falling 31-13. The matchup was a 10-10 toss-up at halftime, but Jacksonville State was blown out by Liberty in the second.

Western Kentucky's win bumped their season record to 4-3 while Jacksonville State's loss dropped theirs to 6-2.

Looking forward to Tuesday, Western Kentucky is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by eight points. This contest will be their fourth straight as the favorites (so far over this stretch they are 2-1 against the spread).


Western Kentucky is a big 7.5-point favorite against Jacksonville State, according to the latest college football odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 7.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is set at 60.5 points.

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Series History

Western Kentucky and Jacksonville State tied in their last contest.

  • Oct 17, 2023 - Jacksonville State 20 vs. Western Kentucky 17