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Bowling Green FalconsKent State Golden Flashes
Oct 29, 1:00 PM | Turf of Dix Stadium

Bowling Green Falcons vs Kent State Golden Flashes Odds

4-4TEAM RECORD1-6

The Golden Flashes will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Falcons at Dix Stadium in Week 9 action.

This season the Golden Flashes are 1-6 overall and 1-6 ATS against the number, while the Falcons are 4-4 and 5-3 ATS. As for the totals, Kent State is 2-5 on the OU, and Bowling Green is 5-3.

View Bowling Green vs Kent State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks have set the Golden Flashes as 6.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: This game matches up the No. 58 (Golden Flashes) and the No. 89 (Falcons) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 24-6 result in favor of the Falcons is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kent State's No. 120-ranked offense (10.7 PPG) against a Falcons defense that ranks No. 66 at 27.1 PPG. The Golden Flashes passing attack has averaged 105.3 yards per game, less than the Falcons give up through the air (195.1 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Falcons own the league's No. 92-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 201.5 yards per game when on the road. Kent State, on the other hand, rates No. 107 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Bowling Green was a 13-10 winner in its last match at home against Temple. They covered the 12–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 23 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Kent State, they were a 9-3 loser as they battled Miami (Ohio) at home. Kent State failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point underdog, while 12 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 3-7

Kent State Golden Flashes Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 4-6

A few Falcons at Golden Flashes trends to consider:
Bowling Green is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kent State
Bowling Green is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Kent State
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Bowling Green's last 7 games
Bowling Green is 17-7-1 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kent State's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kent State's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kent State's last 6 games when playing Bowling Green
Kent State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Bowling Green home to Northern Illinois, Tuesday, November 8
Kent State home to Central Michigan, Friday, November 4

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