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Kent State Golden Flashes vs Central Michigan Chippewas Week 9 Betting Prediction and Odds

Week 9 action on Saturday will see the Central Michigan Chippewas looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Kent State Golden Flashes visit Kelly/Shorts Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Central Michigan Chippewas in this game found them listed as -14-point favorites on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 32-16 result in favor of the Chippewas on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Central Michigan Chippewas Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kent State Golden Flashes will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 4-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Central Michigan Chippewas are 4-4 ATS. Kent State is 4-4 against the over under total, while Central Michigan is 3-4-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Central Michigan vs Kent State injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Central Michigan Chippewas rated this week at No. 65 and the Kent State Golden Flashes sitting at No. 103.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Central Michigan Chippewas No. 59-ranked offense (30.38 PPG) against a Kent State Golden Flashes defense that ranks No. 56 at 26.25 PPG. The Central Michigan Chippewas passing attack has averaged 287.5 yards per game, more than the Kent State Golden Flashes give up through the air (199.88 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Kent State Golden Flashes own the league's No. 46-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 156.25 yards per game when on the road. Central Michigan, on the other hand, rates No. 90 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Nick Holley ran through the Ohio defense for 159 yards in Kent State's last game, but the Golden Flashes still lost a 14-10 decision at Dix Stadium.

In their last game, the Chippewas were Week 8 losers coming out on the wrong end of 31-17 score against Toledo.

Betting Trends
  • Kent State is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games
  • Kent State is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kent State's last 16 games
  • Kent State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Central Michigan is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Central Michigan is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • Central Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Central Michigan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kent State home to Western Michigan, Tuesday, November 8th
Central Michigan at Miami-OH, Friday, November 4th