Kent State at Buffalo College Football Picks & Predictions 11/6/2018
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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The Kent State Golden Flashes travel to UB Stadium to take on the Buffalo Bulls on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 22.5 point favorites. The Golden Flashes have an ATS record of 6-3-0 while their over/under record is 3-6-0. The Bulls have an over/under record of 6-3-0 and they are 7-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 6-3-0 against the spread
Important Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 6-3-0 against the over/under
The Buffalo Bulls are 7-2-0 against the spread
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
11/04/18 RB Justin Rankin Undisclosed injured last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Buffalo U
08/19/18 OL Adam Gregoire Knee is out for season
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
11/04/18 LB Khalil Hodge Targeting Suspension is out 1st Half Tuesday vs Kent State
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 100th in Division 1 in points scored with 219. They have run 689 plays this season for 3,536 yards, which ranks them 80th in the nation in total offense. The Golden Flashes average 5.1 yards per play, which is 111th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 193 1st downs this year, placing them 58th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kent State has run for 1,599 yards as a team, which ranks 59th in the country. They've run 373 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Flashes have been penalized on offense 92 times for 770 yards so far this season, which has them 1st in the nation in penalties. Woody Barrett has thrown for 1,905 yards this season. He has completed 187 passes on 310 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 117.4. He averages 6.1 yards per pass attempt and 5.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Kent State is 106th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 308. They have surrendered a total of 4,241 yards on D, which is 114th in Division 1. The Golden Flashes are ranked 106th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opposing offenses have completed 174 passes on 286 attempts against the Kent State Golden Flashes defense this season, placing them 82nd and 73rd in the country. The Kent State pass defense has also given up a total of 2,572 yards through the air, which is 121st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 391 attempts for 1,669 yards this year, putting them in 90th place in D-1 against the run. The Golden Flashes have committed 72 penalties for 655 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 119th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Kent State is ranked 39th in the nation in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 71 punt return yards and average 4.4 yards per return, which is 117th in college football. They have returned 20 kicks for 374 yards on special teams, ranking 79th in kick return yardage. The Golden Flashes average 19 yards per kick return and they are 86th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,982. The Kent State Golden Flashes have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 10, which is 57th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Kent State Golden Flashes kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,327 yards on 60 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 106th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulls have run for 1,559 yards as a team, which ranks 63rd in the nation. They've run 367 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Bulls have been penalized on offense 51 times for 448 yards so far this year, which has them 81st in the country in penalties. They are 31st in Division 1 in points scored with 314. They have run 650 plays this year for 3,797 yards, which ranks them 53rd in the nation in total offense. The Buffalo Bulls average 5.8 yards per play, which is 60th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 198 1st downs this season, ranking them 49th overall as an offensive unit. Tyree Jackson has completed 159 throws while attempting 280 passes for a completion percentage of 56.8%. He has passed for 2,227 yards this year. He averages 8.3 adjusted yards per throw and 8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 145.
The Buffalo Bulls rush defense has given up 365 attempts for 1,439 yards this season, putting them in 65th place in the country against the run. They have had 79 penalties for 801 yards on defense this year. That places them 128th in Division 1. Buffalo is 41st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 211. They have given up a total of 3,099 yards on D, which is 32nd in the nation. The Bulls are 33rd in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 125 throws on 254 attempts against the Buffalo defense this season, ranking them 4th and 33rd in the country. The Buffalo Bulls pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,660 yards in the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Buffalo Bulls have tried 10 field goals this year and made 6, which is 108th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Buffalo kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 38 for 42 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,599 yards on 39 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 76th in the NCAA in punting average. Buffalo is 14th in the country in punt returns with 20. They've totaled 195 punt return yards and average 9.8 yards per return, which is 56th in D-1. They have returned 23 kicks for 423 yards on special teams, which puts them 62nd in kick return yardage. The Bulls average 18 yards per kick return and they are 48th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,415.
Who will win tonight's Golden Flashes/Bulls college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Golden Flashes +22.5
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