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Buffalo Bulls at Kent State Golden Flashes Week 5 Betting Pick and Odds

Betting fans will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the Kent State Golden Flashes host the Buffalo Bulls at Dix Stadium in Week 5 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at Bovada had the Kent State Golden Flashes as 6-point underdogs in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check BetOnline for the latest on the over under).

A 29-18 result in favor of the Bulls was the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine earlier this week. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Buffalo Bulls vs Kent State Golden Flashes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kent State bring a 1-3 record (1-3 ATS) to the Week 5 betting matchup against the 2-2 Buffalo Bulls, who are 4-0 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen Kent State go 2-2 so far and the Bulls go 2-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kent State vs Buffalo injuries news.

The Kent State Golden Flashes sit at No. 132 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Buffalo Bulls are at No. 99 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kent State's No. 128-ranked offense, averaging 11 PPG, against a Buffalo defense that ranks No. 38 this week at 19.75 PPG. The Kent State aerial game is averaging 58.5 yards per game, less than the Buffalo Bulls secondary allows through the air, 115.5 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Buffalo Bulls feature the league's No. 99-rated road run defense, allowing 245.5 yards per game. Kent State, meanwhile, ranks No. 10 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Emmanuel Reed went over the 100-yard mark (107) in his team's latest effort as Buffalo defeated Florida Atlantic by a score of 34-31 on Saturday.

Kent State was hammered in its last outing, as Louisville ran up a 42-3 score against them at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games
  • Buffalo is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kent State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kent State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Kent State is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • Kent State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to Western Michigan, Saturday, October 7th
Kent State at NIU, Saturday, October 7th