Saturday, October 17, 2015
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The Kent State Golden Flashes take on the UMass Minutemen on Saturday at Gillette Stadium. The opening line for this game has Massachusetts as 5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.
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Kent State was led last game by George Bollas, who totaled 77 yards through the air. He had a 48% completion percentage, completing 10 passes on 21 attempts. The Golden Flashes were led in rushing by George Bollas, who finished with 48 yards on 6 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Raekwon James was the team leader in receiving with a total of 66 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game Kent State had 257 total yards on 64 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 4 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 13 first downs on the game. The Golden Flashes rushed for 123 yards by way of 32 carries.
UMass was led last game by Blake Frohnapfel, who totaled 409 yards through the air. He had a 61% completion percentage, completing 34 passes on 56 attempts. The Minutemen were led in rushing by Marquis Young, who finished with 35 yards on 5 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Tajae Sharpe was the team leader in receiving with a total of 156 yards and 13 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. UMass had 516 total yards on 76 plays. They gained 1 rushing first downs, 25 passing, and 4 by way of penalty for a total of 30 first downs on the game. The Minutemen rushed for 30 yards by way of 15 carries.
Kent State is averaging a total of 18.5 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 30.2 passes per game and completing 14.3 of them for a 47.5 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 153.7 yards per game through the air as well. The Golden Flashes are averaging 166.7 rushing yards per game on 43.8 attempts per contest for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They also run 74 plays per contest and average 4.3 yards per play for an average of 320.3 yards per game. The Golden Flashes are averaging 15.7 first downs per game and they accumulate 84.5 penalty yards per game via 9.5 penalties.
Kent State allows 183.8 passing yards per game and 27.2 points per contest on defense. They give up 14.8 completions on 31 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 47.8. The Golden Flashes give up 117.5 rushing yards per contest on 39 carries for a 3 average per carry. Kent State gives up 301.3 total yards per game including 4.3 yards per play. They force 2.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.5 penalties per game that total 70.7 yards as a unit.
UMass is accumulating 25.2 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 49.8 passes per game and complete 30 of them for a 60.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 358.8 yards per game through the air as well. The Minutemen rush for an average of 100.4 yards per contest on 27.4 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry for the season. They also run 77.2 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for a total of 459.2 yards per game. The Minutemen get an average of 24.2 first downs per game and they average 68.2 penalty yards per game via 7.4 penalties.
UMass allows an average of 283.4 passing yards and 42.2 points per contest. They give up 24 completions on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.7 per game. The Minutemen give up 238.6 rushing yards per game on 44.4 carries for an average of 5.4 yards per carry. UMass gives up 522 total yards per game including an average of 6.5 per play. They create an average of 1 turnovers per game and 8.4 penalties for 86.8 yards each game.
Kent State Betting Trends
Kent State is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Kent State has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
UMass Betting Trends
UMass is 3-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
UMass has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/12/15 WR Antwan Dixon Head injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Massachusetts
10/11/15 DT Kalil Morris Leg "?" Saturday vs. Massachusetts
10/11/15 RB Nick Holley Hip "?" Saturday vs. Massachusetts
10/11/15 LB Peter Ngobidi Leg "?" Saturday vs. Kent State
10/11/15 DE Sha-Ki Holines Knee "?" Saturday vs. Kent State
09/30/15 WR Jalen Williams Quad out for season
09/30/15 DB Khary Bailey-Smith Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take UMass
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