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College Football Betting Line Favors the Northern Illinois Huskies over the Kent State Golden Flashes

Kent State Golden Flashes

vs

Northern Illinois Huskies
Saturday, October 04, 2014 5:00 PM ET
Huskie Stadium

The NCAA college football betting menu features a clash between Northern Illinois and Kent State on Saturday, with the host Huskies trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Northern Illinois Huskies Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Northern Illinois Huskies as -22-point favorites in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check 5Dimes for the latest on the over under).

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Computer Prediction: Kent State Golden Flashes vs Northern Illinois Huskies Pick

A 30-13 result in favor of the Huskies is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Northern Illinois Huskies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Northern Illinois Huskies are 3-1 so far on the season, and 3-1 ATS vs the point spread. The Kent State Golden Flashes, meanwhile, are 0-4 and 0-4 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Northern Illinois go 2-2 and the Kent State Golden Flashes go 2-2 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Northern Illinois vs Kent State injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Northern Illinois Huskies at No. 40 and the Kent State Golden Flashes at No. 103 heading into this contest.

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How Kent State Golden Flashes vs Northern Illinois Huskies Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Northern Illinois Huskies No. 48-ranked offense (35 PPG) against a Kent State Golden Flashes defense that ranks No. 114 at 37.75 PPG. The Northern Illinois Huskies passing attack has averaged 214 yards per game, less than the Kent State Golden Flashes give up through the air (258.25 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Kent State Golden Flashes feature the league's No. 108-rated road run defense, allowing 269 yards per game. Northern Illinois, meanwhile, ranks No. 2 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kent State was a 45-13 loser in its last match on the road against Cavaliers. They failed to cover the +25.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 58 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Kent State didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Cavaliers as Virginia blasted them 45-13 in Week 5 action.

Northern Illinois was a 52-14 loser in its last match on the road against Razorbacks. They failed to cover the +13.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 66 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Northern Illinois was hammered in its last outing, as Arkansas ran up a 52-14 score against them at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Odds Trends

Kent State is 1-7-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Kent State is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
Kent State is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
Kent State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Northern Illinois is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
Northern Illinois is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
Northern Illinois is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Northern Illinois is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kent State home to Massachusetts, Saturday, October 11th
Northern Illinois home to Central Michigan, Saturday, October 11th

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