Kent State at Miami College Football Picks and Predictions 10/13/2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
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The Miami RedHawks host the Kent State Golden Flashes at Yager Stadium on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Miami as 12.5 point favorites. The RedHawks have an over/under record of 4-2-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread. The Golden Flashes have an ATS record of 4-2-0 while their over/under record is 3-3-0.
Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 4-2-0 against the spread
Important Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 4-2-0 against the over/under
The Miami RedHawks are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
10/02/18 P Derek Adams Hip is out indefinitely
10/02/18 UT Isaac Vance Hand is probable Saturday vs Ohio
10/02/18 LB Sebastian Spear Knee is questionable Saturday vs Ohio
08/19/18 OL Adam Gregoire Knee is out for season
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
10/04/18 DB Deondre Daniels Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Akron
09/30/18 RB Kenny Young Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Akron
09/30/18 TE Nate Becker Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Akron
09/18/18 WR James Gardner Undisclosed is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kent State Golden Flashes have run for 1,076 yards as a team, which ranks 46th in college football. They've run 249 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Flashes have been penalized on offense 65 times for 568 yards so far this season, which has them 1st in the country in penalties. They are 74th in the nation in points scored with 155. They have run 481 plays this season for 2,509 yards, which ranks them 46th in Division 1 in total offense. The Golden Flashes average 5.2 yards per play, which is 103rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 138 1st downs this year, placing them 27th overall as an offensive unit. Woody Barrett averages 6.2 yards per pass attempt and 5.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 142 passes on 227 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 118.8. He has thrown for 1,411 yards this season.
The Golden Flashes rush defense has allowed 262 attempts for 1,145 yards this year, putting them in 105th place in D-1 against the run. Kent State has committed 48 penalties for 466 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 120th in college football. They are 117th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 225. They have surrendered a total of 3,058 yards on D, which is 124th in the country. The Golden Flashes are ranked 117th in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opposing offenses have completed 118 passes on 188 attempts against the Kent State Golden Flashes defense this season, placing them 94th and 85th in Division 1. The Kent State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,913 yards through the air, which is 127th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Kent State Golden Flashes have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 9, which is 17th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 90%. Kent State Golden Flashes kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 18 for 18 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,220 yards on 33 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 119th in Division 1 in punting average. Kent State is ranked 76th in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 67 punt return yards and average 8.4 yards per return, which is 73rd in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 334 yards on special teams, ranking 33rd in kick return yardage. The Golden Flashes average 21 yards per kick return and they are 38th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,911.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The RedHawks are 86th in the country in points scored with 149. They have run 384 plays this year for 2,020 yards, which ranks them 82nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Miami RedHawks average 5.3 yards per play, which is 98th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 100 1st downs this season, ranking them 105th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Miami has run for 789 yards as a unit, which ranks 93rd in college football. They've run 194 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. Miami has been penalized on offense 40 times for 361 yards so far this year, which has them 38th in the country in penalties. Gus Ragland has passed for 1,231 yards this year. He's completed 114 throws while attempting 187 passes for a completion percentage of 61%. His quarterback rating this season is 128.9. He averages 6.8 adjusted yards per throw and 6.6 yards per pass attempt.
Miami is 87th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 162. They have given up a total of 2,177 yards on D, which is 72nd in D-1. The RedHawks are 37th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 123 throws on 201 attempts against the Miami defense this season, ranking them 104th and 107th in the nation. The Miami RedHawks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,436 yards in the air, which is 99th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 232 attempts for 741 yards this season, putting them in 43rd place in the country against the run. The RedHawks have had 44 penalties for 439 yards on defense this year. That places them 117th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Miami is 63rd in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 28 punt return yards and average 3.1 yards per return, which is 121st in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 466 yards on special teams, which puts them 9th in kick return yardage. The Miami RedHawks average 27 yards per kick return and they are 77th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,515. The RedHawks have tried 7 field goals this year and made 6, which is 56th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Miami kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 17 for 18 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,549 yards on 36 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 44th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Golden Flashes/RedHawks college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the RedHawks -12.5
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