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College Football Betting Line Favors the Western Michigan Broncos over the Kent State Golden Flashes

Week 11 action on Tuesday will see the Kent State Golden Flashes looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Western Michigan Broncos visit Dix Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Western Michigan Broncos opened as -18.5-point favorites in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 44-16 victory for the Broncos. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Western Michigan Broncos vs Kent State Golden Flashes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Western Michigan Broncos will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 7-2 ATS against the spread this season, while the Kent State Golden Flashes are 5-4 ATS. Western Michigan is 5-4 on the over under betting totals; Kent State is 5-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kent State vs Western Michigan injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kent State Golden Flashes rated this week at No. 103 and the Western Michigan Broncos sitting at No. 8.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Kent State Golden Flashes No. 114-ranked offense (22 PPG) against a Western Michigan Broncos defense that ranks No. 19 at 19.33 PPG. The Kent State Golden Flashes passing attack has averaged 131 yards per game, less than the Western Michigan Broncos give up through the air (218.56 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Western Michigan Broncos own the league's No. 0-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 130.6 yards per game when on the road. Kent State, on the other hand, rates No. 0 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In Western Michigan's last outing, Zach Terrell threw for 367 yards to lead the Broncos over Ball State 52-20 at Scheumann Stadium.

In their last game, Kent State got a 144-yard performance from Nick Holley as a key part of its 27-24 win over Central Michigan.

Betting Trends
  • Western Michigan is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Western Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Western Michigan's last 6 games
  • Western Michigan is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kent State is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Kent State is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
  • Kent State is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Kent State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Western Michigan home to Buffalo, Saturday, November 19th
Kent State at Bowling Green, Tuesday, November 15th