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Golden Flashes Chippewas Betting Preview for Week 10

Central Michigan ChippewasKent State Golden Flashes
Nov 4, 8:00 PM | Turf of Dix Stadium

Central Michigan Chippewas vs Kent State Golden Flashes Odds


Central Michigan travels to Kent State on Friday, hoping to boost its 3-6 mark in Week 10 action with a victory over the Golden Flashes.

The Chippewas will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 1-8 ATS against the number this season, while the Golden Flashes are 2-6 ATS. Central Michigan is 6-3 on the totals; Kent State is 3-5.

View Central Michigan vs Kent State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Kent State opened as 1.5-point underdogs. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Golden Flashes - Chippewas odds would favor the Golden Flashes if the lines were set according to power ranks. Kent State is rated No. 72 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Chippewas sit at No. 97. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 14-10 win for the Chippewas.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kent State's No. 119-ranked offense, averaging 12.8 PPG, against a Chippewas defense that ranks No. 96 this week at 32.1 PPG. The Golden Flashes aerial game is averaging 114.5 yards per game, less than the Chippewas secondary allows through the air, 235 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Chippewas feature the league's No. 53-rated road run defense, allowing 157.3 yards per game. Kent State, meanwhile, ranks No. 105 in rushing offense at home.

Central Michigan won its last outing, a 23-22 result against Akron on October 29. Central Michigan failed to cover in that game as a 7-point favorite, while the 45 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

In their last action, Kent State was a 27-15 winner at home against Bowling Green. They covered the 3.5–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (42) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Central Michigan Chippewas Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 3-7

Kent State Golden Flashes Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 4-6

A few Chippewas at Golden Flashes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Central Michigan's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 5 games on the road
Central Michigan is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kent State
Central Michigan is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kent State's last 7 games
Kent State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Central Michigan
Kent State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Kent State is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games

Next up:
Central Michigan home to Ohio, Thursday, November 10
Kent State at Akron, Saturday, November 12