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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Kent State Golden Flashes Underdogs vs RedHawks at Kent State

The Kent State Golden Flashes will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Miami-OH RedHawks at Dix Stadium in Week 7 college football betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Kent State Golden Flashes were listed as 11.5-point underdogs at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pointed to a potential 33-14 result in favor of the RedHawks early in the week. That outcome may change during the week, if injuries alter the models, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Miami-OH RedHawks vs Kent State Golden Flashes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kent State battles the Miami-OH RedHawks, currently with a 2-4 mark (1-5 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 2-4 for the Golden Flashes and 3-3 for the Miami-OH RedHawks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kent State vs Miami-OH injuries news.

The Kent State Golden Flashes sit at No. 137 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Miami-OH RedHawks are at No. 56 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Kent State Golden Flashes No. 129-ranked offense (10 PPG) against a Miami-OH RedHawks defense that ranks No. 77 at 27.5 PPG. The Kent State Golden Flashes passing attack has averaged 97.17 yards per game, less than the Miami-OH RedHawks give up through the air (194.67 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Miami-OH RedHawks feature the league's No. 71-rated road run defense, allowing 169.67 yards per game. Kent State, meanwhile, ranks No. 43 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kenny Young ran through the Bowling Green defense for 113 yards in Miami-OH's last game, but the RedHawks still lost a 37-29 decision at Fred C Yager Stadium.

Kent State didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Huskies as NIU blasted them 24-3 in Week 6 action.

Betting Trends
  • Miami-OH is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Miami-OH is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Miami-OH is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Miami-OH is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Kent State is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Kent State is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • Kent State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Kent State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami-OH home to Buffalo, Saturday, October 21st
Kent State at Ohio, Saturday, October 21st