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NIU Huskies Visit the Kent State Golden Flashes in Week 13 College Football – Betting Odds and Pick

The Kent State Golden Flashes will do battle with the visiting NIU Huskies on Friday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of betting fans who back them.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Huskies to win this game on Friday 30-24. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

NIU Huskies vs Kent State Golden Flashes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kent State battles the NIU Huskies, currently with a 4-7 mark (5-6 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 6-5 for the Golden Flashes and 4-6-1 for the NIU Huskies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kent State vs NIU injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 96 (Kent State Golden Flashes) and the No. 81 (NIU Huskies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Kent State Golden Flashes No. 117-ranked offense (20.55 PPG) against a NIU Huskies defense that ranks No. 90 at 31.18 PPG. The Kent State Golden Flashes passing attack has averaged 136.09 yards per game, less than the NIU Huskies give up through the air (255 YPG on average).

Defensively, the NIU Huskies feature the league's No. 110-rated road run defense, allowing 244.8 yards per game. Kent State, meanwhile, ranks No. 85 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, NIU got a 173-yard performance from Jordan Huff as a key part of its 31-24 win over Eastern Michigan.

Ernest Calhoun was good for 112 receiving yards in the Golden Flashes's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn't help his team to victory and they fell 42-7 to the Golden Flashes.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Illinois is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Northern Illinois is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Illinois's last 5 games
  • Northern Illinois is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Kent State is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games
  • Kent State is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Kent State is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kent State's last 6 games at home