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    Dix Stadium is the venue where the Kent State Golden Flashes (1-3) will match up against the Ohio Bobcats (2-2) on Saturday, October 1, 2022.

    The Bobcats are expected to lose by at least two scores (currently +11) versus the Golden Flashes (with an over/under of 68.5 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Kent State vs. Ohio

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Kent, Ohio
    • Stadium: Dix Stadium
    Golden Flashes vs Bobcats Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Golden Flashes -11 -110 -112 68.5 -109 -113 -425 +320

    Kent State Betting Insights

    • Ohio has covered the spread once in four games this year.
    • Ohio is 0-2 against the spread when an underdog by 11 points or more this year.
    • Ohio has gone over in all of its four games with a set total.

    Kent State Stats & Insights

    • With 447.8 yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks 17th-worst in the FBS, Kent State has been forced to rely on its 95th-ranked offense (368.0 yards per contest) to keep them competitive.
    • Kent State ranks 91st in scoring offense (27.0 points per game) and 99th in scoring defense (31.8 points allowed per game) this season.
    • Kent State ranks 21st-worst in passing offense (178.8 passing yards per game) and 12th-worst in passing defense (289.0 passing yards per game allowed) this season.
    • Kent State is averaging 189.3 rushing yards per game on offense this year (46th in the FBS), and is giving up 158.8 rushing yards per game (84th) on defense.
    • Kent State has struggled defensively in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 24th-worst in the FBS (43.6% third-down conversion rate) this season. With the ball, however, the Golden Flashes ranks 25th-best, putting up a 49.0% third-down conversion rate.
    • Kent State has forced three total turnovers (108th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over six times (80th in the FBS) for -3a turnover margin of -3, 100th-ranked in college football.

    Kent State’s Best Players

    • Collin Schlee leads Kent State with 682 yards (170.5 ypg) on 47-of-76 passing with four touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He also has 179 rushing yards on 31 carries.
    • Marquez Cooper has compiled 270 rushing yards on 72 carries, scoring four touchdowns. He’s also added 62 yards (15.5 per game) on three catches.
    • Dante Cephas has hauled in 17 receptions for 255 yards (63.8 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone one time as a receiver.
    • Devontez Walker has put up a 246-yard season so far with three touchdowns, hauling in 15 passes on 20 targets.
    • Khalib Johns leads the team with 4.0 sacks, and also has 5.0 TFL and 12 tackles.
    • JoJo Evans, Kent State’s top tackler, has 16 tackles this year.
    • Montre Miller has a team-high one interception to go along with five tackles and one pass defended.

    Ohio Betting Insights

    • Ohio has covered the spread once in four games this season.
    • Ohio has not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 11 points or more this season (0-2).
    • In Ohio’s four games with a set total, the two teams combined to hit the over.

    Ohio Stats & Insights

    • Ohio’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in total defense this season, ceding 538.3 total yards per game, which ranks second-worst. Offensively, it ranks 66th with 416.0 total yards per contest.
    • Ohio ranks 78th in points per game (30.0), but it has been worse defensively, ranking sixth-worst in the FBS with 44.8 points allowed per contest.
    • Defensively, Ohio is a bottom-25 pass unit, allowing 376.3 passing yards per game (worst). Fortunately, it is dominating on offense, generating 313.8 passing yards per contest (20th-best).
    • Ohio’s running game has been struggling, ranking 18th-worst in the FBS with 102.3 rushing yards per game. It has been better defensively, surrendering 162.0 rushing yards per contest (91st-ranked).
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, Ohio ranks 81st in the FBS (37.7% third-down conversion rate) and 90th defensively (40.8% third-down rate allowed).
    • Ohio has a -2 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.

    Ohio’s Best Players

    • Kurtis Rourke has racked up 1,195 yards (298.8 yards per game) while completing 69.4% of his passes and recording nine touchdown passes with two interceptions this season. He’s also rushed for 68 yards with two touchdowns.
    • The team’s top rusher, Sieh Bangura, has carried the ball 38 times for 167 yards (41.8 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Nolan McCormick has racked up 28 carries and totaled 122 yards while also gaining 114 yards through the air .
    • James Bostic’s 257 receiving yards (64.3 yards per game) are a team high. He has 12 catches on 20 targets with one touchdown.
    • Jacoby Jones has put together a 193-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 12 passes on 16 targets.
    • Sam Wiglusz has racked up 181 reciving yards (45.3 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
    • Rayyan Buell has 2.0 sacks to lead the team, and also has 2.0 TFL and six tackles.
    • Ohio’s tackle leader, Keye Thompson, has 19 tackles and 1.0 TFL this year.
    • Bostic leads the team with zero interceptions, while also recording 19 tackles and 1.0 TFL.
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