Kent State Golden Flashes vs Miami RedHawks Prediction, 12/5/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kent State Golden Flashes vs Miami Redhawks
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
Location: Yager Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Kent State (-2)
Yager Stadium is the site where Brett Gabbert and the Miami Redhawks (2-1) will play the Kent State Golden Flashes (3-1) on Saturday. Kent State opens this game as 2-point favorites. The total opens at 67.5.
The last time they played, the Kent State Golden Flashes played the Buffalo Bulls and went home in defeat by a score of 70-41. Dustin Crum went 22/32 with 343 yards by way of passing and tossed 3 touchdowns. He tossed 1 pick for the contest. Dustin Crum led the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 20 yards and he added 1 TD for this game. He rushed for a total of 76 yards on 13 carries which meant he averaged 5.8 yards per carry. Isaiah McKoy was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 137 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 27.4 yards per reception for that contest.
The Golden Flashes have earned 2,426 total yards for this campaign. As a team they're holding an average of 283.0 yards in the run game which has them sitting 4th in the country. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Kent State has totaled 14 touchdowns via the pass and 13 touchdowns on the ground. Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Kent State Golden Flashes hold an average of 49.8 PPG. In terms of passing yards, the Golden Flashes are giving up 648 yds which ranks them 23rd in college football. Over the course of this year, they are allowing 424.0 yards per contest which ranks them 89th in college football. The Golden Flashes sit in 126th in college football when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 38.0 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 6.2 yards per run and 262.0 rushing yards per contest so far this year. In their 4 games played, they have conceded 162.0 yards per outing through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 51.8%. For the year, they have allowed 1,048 yards on the ground through 4 games.
For his college career, Crum has thrown for 4,214 yds with 35 TD's and 6 picks. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has left the pocket to run 316 times for a total of 1,368 yds. He has a QB rating of 163.5 with a touchdown rate of 7.2% and an interception percentage of 1.2%. He is averaging 127.7 yards per outing. Dustin Crum has completed 332 of his career 483 tosses for a completion percentage of 68.7%.
In their last game, the Miami RedHawks went up against the Akron Zips and added a win to their record by a score of 38-7. Brett Gabbert paced the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 23 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 48 yards on 4 carries which had him averaging 12.0 yards per tote. Jack Sorenson led the team in receiving yardage by earning 177 yards on 8 catches. He had an average of 22.1 yards per catch for that game. Gabbert went 18/27 with 308 yards through the air and completed 4 TD's. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
For the season thus far, the RedHawks have thrown for a total of 715 passing yards as well as an average of 238.3 passing yards per outing, which has them sitting 58th in college football. The Miami RedHawks are averaging 365.3 yards per game ranking them 93rd in Division 1. They have an average of 127.0 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 381 yards for the season. In relation to their scoring prowess, the RedHawks sit 66th in the nation holding an average of 28.7 PPG. The RedHawks are giving up 26.7 points per contest, which has them 60th in the nation. This year, they have surrendered 80 points in total. Miami has allowed the opposition a total of 376 yards rushing (125.3 yards per contest) and 5 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. They have conceded 6 touchdowns through the air as well as 267.7 yards/outing, which has them ranked 112th in the country.
Gabbert has passed for 15 touchdowns while giving up 8 interceptions in his collegiate career. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 4.3% and his interception rate is 2.3%. He has scampered for 130 yds on 95 attempts. He averages 174.7 yards per game through the air with a 132.8 quarterback rating. In 16 contests in his college career, Brett Gabbert has been successful on 198 of 351 tries for a total of 2,795 yards.
Who will win tonight's Golden Flashes/RedHawks college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the RedHawks +2
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