Kent State at Bowling Green College Football Picks & Predictions 10/30/2018
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Doyt Perry Stadium
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The Kent State Golden Flashes travel to Doyt Perry Stadium to take on the Bowling Green Falcons on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Kent State as 2 point favorites. The Golden Flashes have an ATS record of 5-3-0 while their over/under record is 3-5-0. The Falcons have an over/under record of 6-2-0 and they are 3-5-0 against the spread.
Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 5-3-0 against the spread
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 6-2-0 against the over/under
The Bowling Green Falcons are 3-5-0 against the spread
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
08/19/18 OL Adam Gregoire Knee is out for season
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
10/28/18 RB Andrew Clair Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Kent State
10/28/18 LB Eldridge Salguero Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs Kent State
10/09/18 WR Deric Phouthavong Undisclosed is out for season
09/13/18 LB Dorian Hendrix Shoulder is out indefinitely
09/13/18 LB Hassan Belton Knee is out for season
09/13/18 WR Julian Ortega-Jones ACL is out for season
09/04/18 TE Presley Motes Leg is out indefinitely
08/21/18 DB Jamari Bozeman Hip is out indefinitely
08/15/18 DL David Konowalski Achilles is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 108th in Division 1 in points scored with 184. They have run 615 plays this season for 3,154 yards, which ranks them 77th in the nation in total offense. The Golden Flashes average 5.1 yards per play, which is 107th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 172 1st downs this year, placing them 58th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kent State has run for 1,374 yards as a team, which ranks 72nd in the country. They've run 323 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Flashes have been penalized on offense 81 times for 684 yards so far this season, which has them 1st in the nation in penalties. Woody Barrett has thrown for 1,748 yards this season. He has completed 173 passes on 286 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 115.5. He averages 6.1 yards per pass attempt and 5.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Kent State is 105th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 280. They have surrendered a total of 3,924 yards on D, which is 116th in Division 1. The Golden Flashes are ranked 111th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opposing offenses have completed 153 passes on 248 attempts against the Kent State Golden Flashes defense this season, placing them 73rd and 58th in the country. The Kent State pass defense has also given up a total of 2,341 yards through the air, which is 121st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 352 attempts for 1,583 yards this year, putting them in 99th place in D-1 against the run. The Golden Flashes have committed 61 penalties for 570 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 111th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Kent State is ranked 82nd in the nation in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 65 punt return yards and average 5.9 yards per return, which is 101st in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 343 yards on special teams, ranking 76th in kick return yardage. The Golden Flashes average 20 yards per kick return and they are 86th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,562. The Kent State Golden Flashes have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 10, which is 43rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Kent State Golden Flashes kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 20 for 21 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,955 yards on 51 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 118th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Falcons have run for 872 yards as a team, which ranks 118th in the nation. They've run 265 times, averaging 3.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 65 times for 560 yards so far this year, which has them 17th in the country in penalties. They are 93rd in Division 1 in points scored with 205. They have run 562 plays this year for 3,038 yards, which ranks them 34th in the nation in total offense. The Bowling Green Falcons average 5.4 yards per play, which is 88th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 167 1st downs this season, ranking them 73rd overall as an offensive unit. Jarret Doege has completed 182 throws while attempting 285 passes for a completion percentage of 63.9%. He has passed for 2,078 yards this year. He averages 7.4 adjusted yards per throw and 7.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 141.5.
The Bowling Green Falcons rush defense has given up 404 attempts for 2,668 yards this season, putting them in 129th place in the country against the run. They have had 54 penalties for 576 yards on defense this year. That places them 113th in Division 1. Bowling Green is 128th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 382. They have given up a total of 4,144 yards on D, which is 122nd in the nation. The Falcons are 125th in yards per play allowed with 7.3. Opponent offenses have completed 88 throws on 166 attempts against the Bowling Green defense this season, ranking them 1st and 1st in the country. The Bowling Green Falcons pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,476 yards in the air, which is 19th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Bowling Green Falcons have tried 5 field goals this year and made 3, which is 126th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Bowling Green kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,760 yards on 47 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 121st in the NCAA in punting average. Bowling Green is 126th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 24 punt return yards and average 4.8 yards per return, which is 112th in D-1. They have returned 32 kicks for 527 yards on special teams, which puts them 28th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 17 yards per kick return and they are 82nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,590.
Who will win tonight's Golden Flashes/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Golden Flashes -2
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