Betting line favors Golden Flashes over RedHawks
Kent State Golden Flashes vs Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Odds
Fred C Yager Stadium will feature RedHawks vs. Golden Flashes on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in Week 11 action.
The Golden Flashes will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 7-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the RedHawks are 2-6-1 ATS. Kent State is 5-3 against the total, while Miami (Ohio) is 3-5 versus the number.
Betting Line: Bettors looking to side with the RedHawks in this one found them as 5-point underdogs at GTbets.eu. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The RedHawks sit at No. 106 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Golden Flashes are at No. 72 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Golden Flashes will win this game 39-18.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Miami (Ohio)'s No. 92-ranked offense (23.1 PPG) against a Golden Flashes defense that ranks No. 50 at 24.4 PPG. The RedHawks passing attack has averaged 283.4 yards per game, more than the Golden Flashes give up through the air (260.1 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Golden Flashes feature the league's No. 68-rated road run defense, allowing 176.2 yards per game. Miami (Ohio), meanwhile, ranks No. 92 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Kent State was a 35-24 winner at home against Akron. They failed to cover the 18.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (59) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Dri Archer tore up the turf for 126 rushing yards in the latest Golden Flashes game, a 35-24 win over the Zips at Dix Stadium.
Miami (Ohio) was a 27-24 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Buffalo. They earned a push of the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (51) made winners of UNDER bettors. The RedHawks suffered a Week 10 loss against Buffalo in their last game, falling 27-24 at UB Stadium.
Kent State Golden Flashes Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on turf are 10-0
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 9-1
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few Golden Flashes at RedHawks trends to consider:
Kent State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kent State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kent State's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kent State's last 6 games on the road
Miami (Ohio) is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Miami (Ohio) is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing Kent State
Miami (Ohio) is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Kent State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 7 games
Kent State at Bowling Green, Saturday, November 17
Miami (Ohio) at Central Michigan, Saturday, November 17