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Golden Flashes host RedHawks in Week 7 action

Miami (Ohio) RedHawksKent State Golden Flashes
Oct 15, 3:30 PM | Turf of Dix Stadium

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks vs Kent State Golden Flashes Odds


Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the RedHawks on Saturday when they take on the Golden Flashes at Dix Stadium in Week 7 action.

The RedHawks will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Golden Flashes are 1-5 ATS. Miami (Ohio) is 3-2 on the totals; Kent State is 2-4.

View Miami (Ohio) vs Kent State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks had the Golden Flashes pegged as 6-point underdogs in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Golden Flashes rated this week at No. 38 and the RedHawks sitting at No. 113. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 12-3 result in favor of the RedHawks this week.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kent State's No. 119-ranked offense, averaging 12 PPG, against a RedHawks defense that ranks No. 71 this week at 27.6 PPG. The Golden Flashes aerial game is averaging 94.7 yards per game, less than the RedHawks secondary allows through the air, 170 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the RedHawks own the league's No. 87-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 199 yards per game when on the road. Kent State, on the other hand, rates No. 98 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Miami (Ohio) won its last outing, a 35-28 result against Army on October 8. Miami (Ohio) covered in that game as a 1-point underdog, while the 63 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Kent State was a 40-10 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Northern Illinois. They failed to cover the 14.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (50) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 8-2

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

A few RedHawks at Golden Flashes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 8 games on the road
Miami (Ohio) is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing Kent State
Miami (Ohio) is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Kent State
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kent State's last 5 games
Kent State is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games when playing Miami (Ohio)
Kent State is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Miami (Ohio)
Kent State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Miami (Ohio) at Toledo, Saturday, October 22
Kent State home to Bowling Green, Saturday, October 29