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Bowling Green Falcons Visit Kent State Golden Flashes in Week 8 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

Betting fans will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the Kent State Golden Flashes host the Bowling Green Falcons at Dix Stadium in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the Kent State Golden Flashes here saw them at Bovada as 9.5-point underdogs in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 33-22 win for the Falcons on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Bowling Green Falcons vs Kent State Golden Flashes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Bowling Green Falcons will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 5-2 ATS against the spread this season, while the Kent State Golden Flashes are 2-4 ATS. Bowling Green is 5-2 on the over under betting totals; Kent State is 3-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kent State vs Bowling Green injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kent State Golden Flashes rated this week at No. 90 and the Bowling Green Falcons sitting at No. 49.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kent State's No. 123-ranked offense, averaging 18 PPG, against a Bowling Green defense that ranks No. 101 this week at 32.57 PPG. The Kent State aerial game is averaging 151 yards per game, less than the Bowling Green Falcons secondary allows through the air, 294.71 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Bowling Green Falcons own the league's No. 82-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 196 yards per game when on the road. Kent State, on the other hand, rates No. 19 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Bowling Green cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 59-10 score against Akron at Doyt Perry Stadium.

In their last game, the Golden Flashes were Week 7 winners, coming out on top of the Minutemen by a score of 15-10.

Betting Trends
  • Bowling Green is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Bowling Green is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Bowling Green's last 10 games
  • Bowling Green is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Kent State is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kent State's last 5 games
  • Kent State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Kent State is 4-10-1 ATS in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Bowling Green home to Ohio, Wednesday, November 4th
Kent State home to Buffalo, Thursday, November 5th