Kent State Golden Flashes vs Georgia Bulldogs Prediction, 9/24/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Kent State Golden Flashes vs Georgia Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: Sanford Stadium in Athens, GA
Odds/Point Spread: Bulldogs (-44)
The Kent State Golden Flashes (1-2) are en route to Sanford Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to beat the Georgia Bulldogs (3-0). Kent State opens this contest as 44-point dogs. The betting total comes in at 60.5.
The Kent State Golden Flashes head into this game 1-2 for this season. In their last matchup, the Golden Flashes stepped onto the field against the Long Island University and walked away with a win by a score of 63-10. Collin Schlee went 10/12 with 199 yards through the air and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rate of 277.6 and ended the contest without throwing an interception. Marquez Cooper led the offense in rushing for the Golden Flashes with 18 carries for 89 yds (4.9 yds per attempt). Once the final whistle blew, they tallied 61 plays for 556 yards. The Kent State Golden Flashes ended up running the ball 48 times and recorded 353 yards, earning them an average of 7.4 yards per carry. Against the rush, the Golden Flashes gave up 112 yds on 38 attempts, which averages out to 2.9 yards per rush allowed. Kent State conceded 16 completions on 26 attempts for 195 yards, and a completion rate of 61.5%.
The Golden Flashes have earned 1,191 total yards for the season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Kent State has amassed 4 passing touchdowns and 6 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the football over 6 times. Kent State has a total of 68 first downs, and they have committed 22 infractions for 188 yards. As a unit they average 221.3 yards on the ground which is 23rd in college football. Concerning getting in the endzone, the Kent State Golden Flashes are averaging 28.7 PPG.
The Golden Flashes rank 92nd in D-1 in terms of their opponents scoring, allowing 29.3 points per game. They are giving up an average of 3.5 yards per run and 126.0 rushing yards per game for the season. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 378 running yards through 3 games. Regarding yards through the air, the Golden Flashes have given up 884 yds which has them ranked 114th in Division 1. They have yielded 294.7 yards per contest via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 67.3%. For the year, they have yielded 420.7 yards/contest ranking them 103rd in the country. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns via the pass as well as 3 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Bulldogs head into this matchup 3-0 this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Bulldogs went home victorious with a score of 48-7 when they played the South Carolina Gamecocks. Kendall Milton carried the football 10 times for 32 yards, finishing the contest with 3.2 yards per carry for Georgia. Stetson Bennett (2 touchdowns) walked away from the contest with 284 yds on 16/23 through the air while his quarterback rating was 202. He kept the ball away from the defense with no interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 12.3. Georgia surrendered 30 run attempts for 92 yards (3.1 yds per rush). The Bulldogs secondary gave up a completion rate of 55.9%, relinquishing 214 yards on 19 for 34 through the air. The Bulldogs finished the contest with a total of 547 yards and they ran 65 plays (8.4 yds per play). Georgia rushed for 5.9 yards per carry, finishing with a total of 208 yards on 35 attempts.
The Georgia Bulldogs are averaging 532.3 yards/game, which ranks them 6th in the country. The Georgia offense has racked up 120 penalty yards on 14 infractions, which has them sitting 108th in Division 1 in terms of helping out the opposition. For the year thus far, the Bulldogs have a total of 1,130 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 376.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 3rd in D-1. Regarding their ability to score points, the Bulldogs sit 17th in college football by scoring 43.3 points per contest.
The Bulldogs are surrendering 3.3 PPG, ranking them 1st in the country. Georgia has allowed the opposition a total of 251 yards rushing (83.7 yards/game) and 0 touchdown via the rush so far this year. Overall, they have relinquished 10 total points. They have given up 1 FALSE via the pass as well as 165.3 yards per outing, ranking them 16th in D-1. The Bulldogs defense has been on the field for 175 plays, which ranks them 17th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Golden Flashes/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bulldogs -44
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