Kent State at Western Michigan College Football Picks & Parlay 11/8/2017
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
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Waldo Stadium is the venue for the game between the Kent State Golden Flashes and the Western Michigan Broncos on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Western Michigan as 20.5 point favorites. The Broncos are 3-6-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-3-0. The Golden Flashes are 3-6-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-5-0.
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Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 3-6-0 against the spread
Important Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 6-3-0 against the over/under
The Western Michigan Broncos are 3-6-0 against the spread
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
10/31/17 QB George Bollas None has been named the starter Tuesday vs. Bowling Green
10/29/17 DE Nick Faulkner Leg is "?" Tuesday vs. Bowling Green
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
Key Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
11/01/17 RB Matt Falcon Knee is "?"
10/31/17 QB Jon Wassink Collarbone is OUT 6-8 weeks
10/18/17 RB LeVante Bellamy Leg is out indefinitely
09/30/17 OL Curtis Doyle Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/13/17 DB Justin Tranquill ACL out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kent State Golden Flashes have run for 1,333 yards as a unit, which ranks 81st in the nation. They've run 389 times, averaging 3.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Golden Flashes have been penalized on offense 69 times for 646 yards so far this year, which has them 18th in the country in penalties. They are 129th in Division 1 in points scored with 96. They have run 550 plays this year for 2,281 yards, which ranks them 125th in the nation in total offense. The Golden Flashes average 4.1 yards per play, which is 128th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 119 1st downs this season, ranking them 128th overall as an offensive unit. George Bollas has completed 58 throws while attempting 119 passes for a completion percentage of 48.7%. He has passed for 677 yards this year. He averages 3.4 adjusted yards per throw and 5.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 90.3.
The Golden Flashes rush defense has given up 364 attempts for 2,050 yards this season, putting them in 120th place in the country against the run. They have had 65 penalties for 552 yards on defense this year. That places them 91st in Division 1. Kent State is 108th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 307. They have given up a total of 3,927 yards on D, which is 100th in the nation. The Golden Flashes are 117th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opponent offenses have completed 140 throws on 239 attempts against the Kent State Golden Flashes defense this season, ranking them 20th and 17th in the country. The Kent State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,877 yards in the air, which is 49th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Kent State Golden Flashes have tried 12 field goals this year and made 8, which is 89th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Kent State Golden Flashes kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 8 for 9 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,764 yards on 62 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 14th in the NCAA in punting average. Kent State is 65th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 57 punt return yards and average 4.4 yards per return, which is 106th in D-1. They have returned 34 kicks for 562 yards on special teams, which puts them 48th in kick return yardage. The Golden Flashes average 17 yards per kick return and they are 128th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,899.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Broncos are 29th in Division 1 in points scored with 318. They have run 656 plays this season for 3,690 yards, which ranks them 113th in the nation in total offense. The Western Michigan Broncos average 5.6 yards per play, which is 76th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 200 1st downs this year, placing them 41st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Western Michigan has run for 2,200 yards as a team, which ranks 17th in the country. They've run 437 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 58 times for 524 yards so far this season, which has them 56th in the nation in penalties. Reece Goddard has thrown for 54 yards this season. He has completed 8 passes on 21 attempts for a completion percentage of 38.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 50.2. He averages 2.6 yards per pass attempt and 0.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Western Michigan is 75th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 256. They have surrendered a total of 3,492 yards on D, which is 60th in Division 1. The Broncos are ranked 79th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 171 passes on 299 attempts against the Western Michigan defense this season, placing them 77th and 96th in the country. The Western Michigan Broncos pass defense has also given up a total of 2,186 yards through the air, which is 89th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 318 attempts for 1,306 yards this year, putting them in 44th place in D-1 against the run. The Broncos have committed 62 penalties for 570 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 99th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Western Michigan is ranked 83rd in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 106 punt return yards and average 8.8 yards per return, which is 47th in college football. They have returned 29 kicks for 648 yards on special teams, ranking 27th in kick return yardage. The Western Michigan Broncos average 22 yards per kick return and they are 46th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,444. The Broncos have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 11, which is 59th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 65%. Western Michigan kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 35 for 36 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,889 yards on 45 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 65th in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Broncos -20.5 and over 56 total points
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