Kent State Golden Flashes vs Central Michigan Chippewas Prediction, 11/10/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kent State Golden Flashes vs Central Michigan Chippewas
Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Location: Kelly/Shorts Stadium in Mount Pleasant, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Chippewas (-2)
Kelly/Shorts Stadium is where the Central Michigan Chippewas (5-4) will play the Kent State Golden Flashes (5-4) on Wednesday. Kent State opens as 2-point underdogs. The total is 71.
The Kent State Golden Flashes step onto the field holding a record of 5-4 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Golden Flashes faced the NIU Huskies and walked away with a win by a score of 52-47. Marquez Cooper was the leader on the ground for the Golden Flashes with 23 totes for 173 yds (7.5 yds per carry). Dustin Crum finished 20/30 with 322 yards passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 178.8 and finished the game with no interceptions. Against the rush, the Golden Flashes conceded 131 yds on 39 attempts, which is 3.4 yds per run allowed. Kent State allowed 33 pass completions on 57 tries for a total of 532 yds, and a completion rate of 57.9%. In all, they had 75 plays which gave them 682 yds. The Kent State Golden Flashes ran the football 45 times and tallied 360 yds, which is an average of 8.0 yards per carry.
The Golden Flashes have earned 4,286 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to scoring, Kent State has compiled 11 passing touchdowns and 24 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the ball 5 times. Kent State has accounted for 232 1st downs offensively, and they have been called for 68 infractions for 625 yards. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 235.7 yards via the ground game ranking them 7th in the country. Concerning putting points on the board, the Kent State Golden Flashes are averaging 31.7 PPG.
The Golden Flashes are ranked 128th in D-1 concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 34.9 points per game. They are giving up 5.1 yards per rushing attempt and 196.6 rushing yards per game so far this season. During the season, they have given up 1,769 rushing yards through 9 games. In terms of passing yardage, the Golden Flashes have conceded 2,695 yards which has them sitting in 139th in the nation. They have conceded 299.4 yards per contest through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 63.8%. Over the course of this year, they are conceding 496.0 yards/outing which ranks them 141st in the nation. They have granted 14 touchdowns by air as well as 25 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Chippewas step onto the field holding a record of 5-4 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Chippewas took home the win by a final score of 42-30 against the Western Michigan Broncos. Daniel Richardson (1 touchdown) ended the contest with 230 yards on 10/18 passing while his QB rate was 181.2. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 12.8. Lew Nichols carried the ball 26 times for 163 yards, ending the contest with 6.3 yds per attempt for Central Michigan. The Chippewas finished the contest with 389 yds on 52 plays (7.5 yds per play). Central Michigan rushed the ball for 4.5 yds per carry, finishing with 148 yards on 33 carries. Central Michigan gave up 44 run attempts for 169 yards (3.8 yards per rush). The Chippewas secondary allowed a completion percentage of 61.1%, relinquishing 276 yds on 22 out of 36 passing.
In terms of putting points on the board, the Chippewas sit 52nd in the nation averaging 30.4 PPG. For the year so far, the Chippewas have compiled 2,545 yards via the pass not to mention an average of 282.8 passing yards per outing, putting them at 21st in the nation. The Central Michigan Chippewas are averaging 442.8 yards per contest, which has them ranked 31st in the nation. The Central Michigan offense has totaled 500 yds of penalties on 55 violations, which is good for 68th in D-1 in terms of giving up free yards.
Central Michigan has surrendered a total of 1,282 rushing yards (142.4 yards per game) and 13 touchdowns rushing on the year. They have allowed the opposition 17 touchdowns through the air as well as 271.1 yards/game, ranking them 125th in Division 1. The Chippewas defense has taken part in 613 plays, which ranks them 73rd in the country. The Chippewas are allowing 28.6 points per contest, which has them 95th in Division 1. This year, they have surrendered 257 pts.
Who will win tonight's Golden Flashes/Chippewas college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Golden Flashes +2
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