Buffalo at Kent State College Football Picks & Parlay 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
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The Kent State Golden Flashes host the Buffalo Bulls at Dix Stadium on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 6 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 43. The Golden Flashes have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 1-3-0 against the spread. The Bulls have an ATS record of 4-0-0 while their over/under record is 2-2-0.
Valuable Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Buffalo Bulls are 4-0-0 against the spread
Important Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 1-3-0 against the spread
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
09/24/17 OL Brandon Manosalvas Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kent State
09/24/17 OL David Goldsby Undisclosed out for season
09/24/17 RB Johnathan Hawkins Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kent State
09/24/17 QB Tyree Jackson Knee injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Kent State
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
09/24/17 DB Miles Daniel Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Buffalo U
09/20/17 RB Myles Washington ACL out for season
09/18/17 LB Matt Bahr Knee out for season
09/18/17 QB Nick Holley Knee out for season
08/19/17 QB Mylik Mitchell Knee out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffalo Bulls have run for 681 yards as a team, which ranks 51st in college football. They've run 157 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bulls have been penalized on offense 21 times for 182 yards so far this season, which has them 77th in the country in penalties. They are 99th in the nation in points scored with 91. They have run 258 plays this season for 1,523 yards, which ranks them 70th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bulls average 5.9 yards per play, which is 55th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 79 1st downs this year, placing them 63rd overall as an offensive unit. Tyree Jackson averages 8 yards per pass attempt and 8.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 51 passes on 92 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 130.9. He has thrown for 733 yards this season.
The Bulls rush defense has allowed 192 attempts for 920 yards this year, putting them in 117th place in D-1 against the run. Buffalo has committed 20 penalties for 167 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 39th in college football. They are 50th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 79. They have surrendered a total of 1,382 yards on D, which is 60th in the country. The Bulls are ranked 36th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 44 passes on 92 attempts against the Buffalo Bulls defense this season, placing them 11th and 22nd in Division 1. The Buffalo pass defense has also given up a total of 462 yards through the air, which is 8th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Buffalo Bulls have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 5, which is 37th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Buffalo Bulls kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 10 for 11 this year. Their punters have totaled 737 yards on 18 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 81st in Division 1 in punting average. Buffalo is ranked 111th in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 19 punt return yards and average 6.3 yards per return, which is 68th in college football. They have returned 9 kicks for 137 yards on special teams, ranking 100th in kick return yardage. The Bulls average 15 yards per kick return and they are 81st in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,680.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Flashes are 125th in the country in points scored with 44. They have run 238 plays this year for 928 yards, which ranks them 128th in Division 1 in total offense. The Kent State Golden Flashes average 3.9 yards per play, which is 127th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 47 1st downs this season, ranking them 124th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kent State has run for 694 yards as a unit, which ranks 48th in college football. They've run 195 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. Kent State has been penalized on offense 37 times for 336 yards so far this year, which has them 9th in the country in penalties. George Bollas has passed for 66 yards this year. He's completed 6 throws while attempting 17 passes for a completion percentage of 35.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 44.4. He averages -1.4 adjusted yards per throw and 3.9 yards per pass attempt.
Kent State is 120th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 150. They have given up a total of 2,050 yards on D, which is 121st in D-1. The Golden Flashes are 126th in yards per play allowed with 7.3. Opponent offenses have completed 81 throws on 130 attempts against the Kent State defense this season, ranking them 91st and 78th in the nation. The Kent State Golden Flashes pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,135 yards in the air, which is 116th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 150 attempts for 915 yards this season, putting them in 116th place in the country against the run. The Golden Flashes have had 29 penalties for 284 yards on defense this year. That places them 111th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Kent State is 27th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 47 punt return yards and average 5.9 yards per return, which is 70th in D-1. They have returned 15 kicks for 282 yards on special teams, which puts them 29th in kick return yardage. The Kent State Golden Flashes average 19 yards per kick return and they are 119th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,257. The Golden Flashes have tried 4 field goals this year and made 2, which is 103rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Kent State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,364 yards on 30 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 17th in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bulls -6 and under 43 total points
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