Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Kent State Golden Flashes Prediction, 11/4/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Kent State Golden Flashes
Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Location: Dix Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Eastern Michigan (+4.5)
Dix Stadium is the venue where Dustin Crum and the Kent State Golden Flashes (7-6 last season) will take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles (6-7 last year) on Wednesday. Kent State opens this game as 4.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 65.
In their last contest in 2019, the Eastern Michigan Eagles took the field against the Pittsburgh Panthers and left there with a loss by a score of 34-30. Mike Glass III led the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 24 yards and he notched 1 TD for this contest. He rushed for 83 yards via 21 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.0 yards per carry. Hassan Beydoun led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 113 yards on 9 catches. He averaged 12.6 yards per reception for the game. Glass III went 28/50 with 311 yards through the air and completed 2 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 interception for the contest.
When it comes to scoring, the Eastern Michigan Eagles were sitting at 29.2 points per outing last season. As a unit they maintained an average of 122.5 yards rushing, which was 116th in D-1. The Eagles earned 5,273 yards in total for last year. Eastern Michigan earned 27 touchdowns through the air and 21 rushing touchdowns. Concerning passing yardage, the Eagles conceded 3,071 yards which had them ranked 93rd in the country. They gave up an average of 4.7 yards per attempt on the ground and 194.2 rushing yards per contest over the course of last season. They allowed 21 touchdowns through the air and 30 rushing touchdowns. Over the course of last season, they conceded 2,525 yards via the running game in 13 games. They gave up 430.5 yards per contest putting them at 106th in Division 1. The Eagles were ranked 98th in the country when it comes to team defense, allowing 30.6 PPG.
Preston Hutchinson has completed 43 of his attempted career 57 tosses for a completion percentage of 75.4%. He is throwing for 66.0 yds per outing. For his collegiate career, Hutchinson has passed for a total of 462 yards with 3 touchdowns and 1 pick. His QB rating is 157.4 with a TD percentage of 5.3% and an interception rate of 1.8%. Over the course of his time in college, he has attempted running the ball 25 times totaling -13 yards.
The last time they played last season, the Kent State Golden Flashes faced the Utah State Aggies and added a win to their record by a score of 51-41. Dustin Crum went 21/26 with 289 yards by way of passing and threw 2 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. Dustin Crum paced the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 30 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown in this game. He rushed for 147 yards on 23 carries which meant he averaged 6.4 yards per carry. Isaiah McKoy was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 103 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 17.2 yards per reception for the game.
In terms of how much they scored, the Golden Flashes were ranked 64th in the country by scoring 29.2 PPG. For the prior season, the Golden Flashes threw for 2,850 yards via the pass as well as an average of 219.2 throwing yards per outing, which had them sitting 78th in D-1. They had an average of 186.5 yards per game via the rush and ran for 2,425 yards for the season. The Kent State Golden Flashes averaged 405.7 yards per outing which had them sitting 65th in college football. Kent State surrendered a total of 3,192 yards via the ground game (245.5 yards per outing) and 34 touchdowns via the rush last season. In total, they conceded 413 points in total. They conceded 18 touchdowns from the passing game and 228.8 yards per outing, which put them in 80th in the nation. The Golden Flashes surrendered 31.8 points per contest, which had them in 107th in college football.
Crum has passed for 23 touchdowns while giving up 4 picks in his career. His TD rate on pass attempts is 6.2% and his interception percentage is 1.1%. He has scampered for 1,128 yds on 272 attempts. He is averaging 104.6 yards per game through the air with a 154.5 quarterback rating. In 29 games in his collegiate career, Dustin Crum has been successful on 249 of 370 attempts for 3,033 yards.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Golden Flashes NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Golden Flashes -4.5
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