Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Doyt Perry Stadium
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The Kent State Golden Flashes take on the Bowling Green Falcons on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at Doyt Perry Stadium. The opening line for this game has Kent State as 3 point favorites. This season the Golden Flashes are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-4-0. The Falcons have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 3-7-0 against the spread.
Nick Holley finished with 102 yards through the air for Kent State last week. He completed 10 passes out of 18 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Golden Flashes were led in rushing by Nick Holley, who finished with 144 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Mike Carrigan was the team leader in receiving with a total of 42 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game Kent State got a total of 14 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 6 came through the air. They ran 60 total plays for 330 yards for the game. The Golden Flashes ran for 228 yards on 42 attempts.
James Morgan finished with 224 yards passing for Bowling Green last week. He went 21 for 41, resulting in a 51% completion percentage. The Falcons were led on the ground by Fred Coppet, who finished with 45 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Ronnie Moore led the team in receiving with 71 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Bowling Green had 20 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 78 total plays for 314 yards for the contest. The Falcons ran for 90 yards on 35 carries as a team.
Kent State scores 21.9 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 115th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 11.8 passes on 22.7 attempts for a 52 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 125.2 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 125th in college football. The Golden Flashes run for an average of 181.3 yards per game on 42.2 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 61st in the nation. They also run 64.9 plays per contest and average 4.7 yards per play for an average of 306.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 126th overall this season. The Golden Flashes average 15.3 first downs per game which ranks them 126th in the country. They accumulate 42.4 penalty yards per game via 4.9 penalties, which ranks 114th in the nation.
Kent State allows 192.6 passing yards per game, ranking 21st in D-1, and they allow 27.1 points per contest on defense, which ranks 59th. They give up 15.8 completions on 30.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.6. The Golden Flashes allow 164.2 rushing yards per game on 40 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 63rd in the country. Kent State allows 356.8 total yards per game including 5.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 27th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties for 46.5 yards per game, ranking them 33rd among D-1 teams.
Bowling Green averages 22.9 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 110th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 21.9 passes per game on 40.4 attempts for a 54.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 239 yards through the air per game, ranking them 60th in Division 1. The Falcons run for an average of 140.6 yards per game on 36.9 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 106th on the ground. They also run 77.3 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for a total of 379.6 yards per game, ranking them 92nd in the country on offense. The Falcons get an average of 21.7 first downs per game, which ranks 58th in the nation. They average 65.6 penalty yards per game via 6.6 penalties, ranking them 20th in college football.
Bowling Green allows an average of 270.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 112th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 43.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 126th in the nation. They give up 20.8 completions on 31.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.8 per game. The Falcons allow 222.1 rushing yards per contest on 44.7 carries for a 5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 106th in the country. Bowling Green allows 492.2 total yards per game for an average of 6.5 yards per play, which ranks 122nd in D-1. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 7.9 penalties for 78.5 yards in each contest, ranking 128th in the nation.
Kent State Betting Trends
Kent State is 6-4-0 against the over/under this season
Kent State has an ATS record of 6-4-0 this season
Bowling Green Betting Trends
Bowling Green is 4-6-0 against the over/under this season
Bowling Green has an ATS record of 3-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/08/16 S Nate Holley Suspension out indefinitely
10/03/16 QB Justin Agner Undisclosed out for season
09/30/16 QB Mylik Mitchell Wrist out for season
09/06/16 WR Kris White Leg out indefinitely
08/11/16 WR Antwan Dixon Illness out for season
08/19/16 RB Matt Domer ACL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Bowling Green +3
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