Saturday, September 19, 2015
TCF Bank Stadium
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The Kent State Golden Flashes matchup against the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 23.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48.5.
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The Golden Flashes are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game, are 4-1 ATS in
their last 5 games after scoring more than 40 points in their previous game, and are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. They are 4-1 ATS in their last
5 games on field turf, are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games following an ATS win, and are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games after allowing less than 100 yards
rushing in their previous game. The under is 4-0-1 in the Golden Flashes last 5 games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game, is 5-0 in
their last 5 non-conference games, and is 4-0 in their last 4 games in September.
The Golden Gophers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall and are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game. They are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games on field turf and are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games. The under is 7-1 in the Golden Gophers last 8 games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game.
Kent State is scoring 24 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 18.5 passes on 33 attempts for a 56.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 200 yards per game through the air as well. The Golden Flashes are averaging 168.5 rushing yards per game on 52 attempts per contest for an average of 3.2 yards per carry. They run 85 plays per game and average 4.3 yards per play for an average of 368.5 total yards each outing. The Golden Flashes get 20 first downs per game and they average 98 penalty yards via 11.5 penalties each contest.
Kent State allows 106.5 passing yards per game and 32.5 points per contest on defense. They give up 8.5 completions on 19.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 43.6. The Golden Flashes allow an average of 48 rushing yards per game on 32 carries for a 1.5 average. Kent State gives up 154.5 total yards per game including 3 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties per game that total 63.5 yards as a unit.
Minnesota averages 20 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 21 passes per game on 40 attempts for a 52.5 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 215 yards through the air per game thus far. The Golden Gophers rush for an average of 162 yards per contest on 40 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry for the season. They run 80 plays per game and average 4.7 yards per play for an average of 377 total yards per game. The Golden Gophers are averaging 20.5 first downs per outing and accumulate 60 penalty yards via 7.5 penalties each game.
Minnesota allows an average of 194 passing yards and 21.5 points per contest. They give up 21 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.8 per game. The Golden Gophers allow an average of 187.5 rushing yards per game on 42.5 carries for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. Minnesota gives up 381.5 total yards per game including an average of 4.8 per play. They create an average of 3 turnovers per game and 9.5 penalties for 68 yards each game.
Kent State Betting Trends
Kent State is 1-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Kent State has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Minnesota Betting Trends
Minnesota is 0-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Minnesota has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
09/14/15 TE Brandon Lingen Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Kent State
09/14/15 WR Isaiah Gentry Hamstring is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Kent State
09/14/15 WR KJ Maye Ribs injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Kent State
09/13/15 DB Ace Rogers Knee "?" Saturday vs. Kent State
09/13/15 DB Damarius Travis Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Kent State
09/13/15 WR Jeff Jones Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Kent State
09/13/15 OL Jon Christenson Knee expected to miss Saturday vs. Kent State
09/10/15 TE Duke Anyanwu Knee out indefinitely
09/10/15 TE Lincoln Plsek Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Kent State
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