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Kent State Golden Flashes Open as Week 12 Betting Underdogs vs Chippewas

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the Central Michigan Chippewas on Tuesday when they take on the Kent State Golden Flashes at Dix Stadium in Week 12 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Central Michigan Chippewas opened as -17.5-point favorites in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Odds Shark college football prediction models picked a 33-9 result in favor of the Chippewas on Tuesday. Check the matchup report for any updates or pick revisions before kickoff. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Central Michigan Chippewas vs Kent State Golden Flashes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Central Michigan Chippewas have seen them go 6-4 and 5-5 ATS so far this season, while the Kent State Golden Flashes are at 2-8 and 3-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Golden Flashes are 5-5, while the Chippewas are 4-5-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kent State vs Central Michigan injuries news.

The Kent State Golden Flashes sit at No. 140 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Central Michigan Chippewas are at No. 91 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Kent State Golden Flashes No. 128-ranked offense (11.6 PPG) against a Central Michigan Chippewas defense that ranks No. 70 at 27.4 PPG. The Kent State Golden Flashes passing attack has averaged 106.7 yards per game, less than the Central Michigan Chippewas give up through the air (181 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Central Michigan Chippewas feature the league's No. 96-rated road run defense, allowing 209.5 yards per game. Kent State, meanwhile, ranks No. 54 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jonathan Ward went over the 100-yard mark (159) in his team's latest effort as Central Michigan defeated Eastern Michigan by a score of 42-30 on Wednesday.

Kent State was hammered in its last outing, as Western Michigan ran up a 48-20 score against them at Waldo Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Central Michigan is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Central Michigan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Central Michigan is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Central Michigan is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kent State is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Kent State is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • Kent State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Kent State is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Central Michigan home to NIU, Friday, November 24th
Kent State at Akron, Tuesday, November 21st