Miami RedHawks vs Kent State Golden Flashes Prediction, 11/27/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami RedHawks vs Kent State Golden Flashes
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: Dix Stadium in Kent, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Golden Flashes (-1)
Dix Stadium is where the Kent State Golden Flashes (6-5) will attempt to beat the Miami RedHawks (6-5) on Saturday. Kent State opens this matchup as 1-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 65.
The Miami RedHawks step onto the field holding a record of 6-5 for this year. The last time they took the field, the RedHawks played against the Bowling Green Falcons and went home with a win by a final score of 34-7. Keyon Mozee was the rushing leader for the RedHawks with 12 carries for 35 yds (2.9 yds per carry). Brett Gabbert finished 10/20 with 227 yards passing and 2 TDs. He had a QB rating of 168.3 and finished the contest with 1 interception. On the ground, the RedHawks gave up 150 yards on 35 attempts, which is an average of 4.3 yards per rush allowed. Miami relinquished 13 pass completions on 30 attempts for 108 yds, and a completion rate of 43.3%. For the game, they tallied 57 plays for 346 yards. The Miami Redhawks ended up running the ball 37 times and totaled 119 yards, earning them an average of 3.2 yds per attempt.
Concerning getting in the endzone, the Miami RedHawks are averaging 27.5 points per contest. Offensively they're averaging 143.3 yards rushing which has them sitting 86th in the nation. The RedHawks have earned 4,562 total yards this season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Miami has earned 26 touchdowns through the air and 13 touchdowns on the ground. Miami has amassed 222 first downs offensively, and they have been called for 74 infractions for 667 yards. They have turned the ball over 10 different times.
Concerning passing yardage, the RedHawks are conceding 2,325 yds which ranks them 52nd in Division 1. They are conceding 211.4 yards per outing through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 61.5%. Over the course of this year, they are surrendering 348.5 yards/contest putting them 51st in Division 1. They have surrendered 15 touchdowns through the air as well as 12 touchdowns pounding the rock. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.8 yards per rush and 137.1 rushing yards per game for the campaign. During the season, they have given up 1,508 yards via the ground game in 11 outings. The RedHawks are ranked 46th in D-1 when it comes to team defense, allowing 21.6 PPG.
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The Golden Flashes step onto the field holding a record of 6-5 for this season. In their last game, the Golden Flashes got the win with a final of 38-0 against the Akron Zips. Marquez Cooper carried the football 25 times for 135 yds, ending the game with 5.4 yards per attempt for Kent State. Dustin Crum walked away from the contest with 74 yards on 8/13 passing while his QB rate was 109.4. He didn't toss any interceptions and his Y/A was 5.7. Kent State gave up 34 rushing attempts for 77 yards (2.3 yds per rush). The Golden Flashes pass defense allowed a completion rate of 66.7%, relinquishing 111 yds on 14 for 21 passing. The Golden Flashes finished with a total of 495 yds while they ran 67 plays (7.4 yards per play). Kent State ran for 7.9 yds per carry, finishing the game with 410 yards on 52 attempts.
Regarding their ability to score points, the Golden Flashes are sitting 41st in the country holding an average of 32.1 points per game. For the season to this point, the Golden Flashes have compiled 2,572 yards via the pass along with an average of 233.8 passing yards per outing, which ranks 66th in the country. The Kent State Golden Flashes maintain an average of 476.0 yards per contest, which has them sitting 12th in the country. The Kent State offense has racked up 765 penalty yds on 83 violations, which is 18th in college football in terms of helping out the opposition.
Kent State has given up a total of 2,067 yards rushing (187.9 yards per game) and 29 touchdowns on the ground so far this season. They have conceded 18 touchdowns through the air as well as 280.9 yards/game, which has them in 135th in the country. The Golden Flashes defense has participated in 844 plays, which has them ranked 137th in Division 1. The Golden Flashes are relinquishing 33.5 points per contest, which has them sitting 123rd in college football. This season, they have relinquished 369 pts.
Who will win tonight's RedHawks/Golden Flashes college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Golden Flashes -1
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