Kent State Golden Flashes vs Buffalo Bulls Prediction, 11/28/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kent State Golden Flashes vs Buffalo Bulls
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: UB Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Kent State (+9)
Kyle Vantrease and the Buffalo Bulls (3-0) play the Kent State Golden Flashes (3-0) at UB Stadium on Saturday, November 28, 2020. Buffalo opens this contest as 9-point favorites. The over/under is set at 66.5.
In their last game, the Kent State Golden Flashes went up against the Akron Zips and notched a win by a score of 69-35. Marquez Cooper led the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 19 yards and he added 3 TD's in this outing. He scurried for 107 yards on 14 carries which had him averaging 7.6 yards per tote. Isaiah McKoy led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 140 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 23.3 yards per reception in this contest. Dustin Crum went 22/25 with 348 yards by way of passing and tossed 3 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
Concerning scoring points, the Kent State Golden Flashes have an average of 52.7 points per contest. As a unit they have an average of 299.0 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 2nd in the country. The Golden Flashes currently have 1,848 yards in total over the course of this year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Kent State has compiled 11 passing touchdowns and 11 touchdowns on the ground. The Golden Flashes rank 65th in D-1 regarding team defense, allowing 27.3 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.6 yards per run and 177.7 rushing yards per game so far this season. Overall, they have conceded 533 yards via the ground game in 3 games. Regarding passing yardage, the Golden Flashes are allowing 500 yards which has them sitting in 20th in D-1. During their 3 games played this season, they have yielded 166.7 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 51.5%. Over the course of this season, they are giving up 344.3 yards per contest which ranks them 40th in the nation.
For his career, Crum has thrown for 3,871 yards with 32 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the ball 303 different times for a total of 1,292 rushing yds. He has a QB rating of 162.0 with a touchdown percentage of 7.1% and an interception percentage of 1.1%. He is throwing for 121.0 yards per contest. Dustin Crum has completed 310 of his attempted career 451 tosses for a completion percentage of 68.7%.
The last time they took the field, the Buffalo Bulls took on the Bowling Green Falcons and took home the victory by a score of 42-17. Jaret Patterson paced the team on the ground in this outing. He tore off a long run of 67 yards and he added 4 touchdowns in this contest. He scurried for 301 yards on 31 carries which means he ran for an average of 9.7 yards per run. Antonio Nunn was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 70 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 11.7 yards per catch in this outing. Kyle Vantrease went 7/12 with 74 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He ended the game without an interception.
During the season to this point, the Bulls have thrown for 605 yards through the air along with an average of 201.7 passing yards per contest, which ranks 92nd in Division 1. The Buffalo Bulls maintain an average of 461.0 yards per game which is good for 25th in Division 1. They are averaging 259.3 yards per game via the ground game and have run for 778 yards in total. When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Bulls are ranked 9th in college football averaging 44.3 points per outing. The Bulls are giving up 19.0 points per game, which has them ranked 28th in the country. This year, they have relinquished 57 total points. Buffalo has conceded a total of 475 yards on the ground (158.3 yards per contest) and 5 touchdowns via the rush for the season. They have surrendered 2 touchdowns through the air in addition to 193.0 yards/outing, which has them sitting 36th in the country.
Vantrease has thrown 15 touchdowns compared to 5 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage is 5.1% and his interception rate is 1.7%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 60 yards on 39 tries. He is averaging 103.5 yds per contest through the air with a 131.5 quarterback rating. In the 21 games in his career, Kyle Vantrease has completed 166 of his 295 tries for 2,173 yds.
Who will win tonight's Golden Flashes/Bulls college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Golden Flashes +9
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