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    Dix Stadium is the venue where the Bowling Green Falcons (5-4) will match up against the Kent State Golden Flashes (1-8) on Wednesday, November 8, 2023.

    The Golden Flashes are expected to lose by at least a touchdown (currently +8) against the Falcons (with an over/under of 41 points).

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    Game Info for Bowling Green vs. Kent State

    • Game Day: Wednesday, November 8, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
    • Location: Kent, Ohio
    • Stadium: Dix Stadium
    Bowling Green vs Kent State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Bowling Green -8 -110 -110 41 -110 -110 -309 +247

    Bowling Green Pick Insights

    • Bowling Green has posted a 4-4-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Bowling Green games have hit the over on four of eight occasions (50%).

    Bowling Green Stats & Insights

    • While Bowling Green ranks 10th-worst in the FBS in total offense with 299.3 yards per game, it’s been a different story on the other side of the ball, as the defense ranks 23rd-best (325.2 yards per game allowed).
    • Bowling Green ranks 101st in scoring offense (22.4 points per game) and 62nd in scoring defense (24.6 points allowed per game) this season.
    • While Bowling Green ranks 11th-worst in the FBS in passing offense with 156.1 passing yards per game, it’s been a different situation with the defense, which ranks 18th-best (180.7 passing yards per game allowed).
    • Bowling Green is putting up 143.2 rushing yards per game on offense this season (85th in the FBS), and is giving up 144.6 rushing yards per game (66th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • While Bowling Green’s third-down defense ranks 93rd with a 41.6% third-down percentage allowed per game, the offense has been less successful, ranking 20th-worst with a 32.7% third-down conversion rate.
    • Bowling Green has forced 22 total turnovers (first in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 16 times (109th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +6, the 20th-best in college football.

    Bowling Green’s Best Players

    • Connor Bazelak has racked up 1,018 yards (113.1 ypg) on 94-of-162 passing with seven touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Terion Stewart has carried the ball 125 times for a team-high 762 yards on the ground and has found the end zone eight times.
    • This season, Taron Keith has carried the ball 29 times for 157 yards (17.4 per game) and one touchdown, while also racking up 259 yards through the air with two touchdowns.
    • Harold Fannin has hauled in 22 receptions for 293 yards (32.6 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone three times as a receiver.
    • Odieu Hiliare has a total of 235 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 23 passes and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Cashius Howell has collected 5.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording four TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Bowling Green’s top-tackler, Joseph Sipp Jr., has 58 tackles and one TFL this year.
    • Jalen Huskey leads the team with four interceptions, while also collecting 37 tackles and four passes defended.

    Kent State Betting Insights

    • Kent State is 1-6-1 against the spread this year.
    • In games they have played as at least 8-point underdogs this year, the Golden Flashes are 1-4 against the spread.
    • Five of Kent State’s eight games with a set total have hit the over (62.5%).

    Kent State Pick Insights

    • Kent State ranks third-worst in total yards per game (269.4), but it has been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 71st in the FBS with 377.4 total yards ceded per contest.
    • Kent State has been outplayed on both offense and defense this season, ranking worst in points (14.1 per game) and 17th-worst in points allowed (32.8 per game).
    • Kent State ranks 10th-worst in passing yards per game (152.1), but it has been more productive on the other side of the ball, ranking 59th in the FBS with 224.1 passing yards surrendered per contest.
    • Kent State ranks 25th-worst in rushing yards per game (117.3), but it has been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 80th in the FBS with 153.3 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • Kent State has struggled on both sides of the ball on third down this season, ranking seventh-worst in third-down conversion percentage (30.3%) and fourth-worst in third-down percentage allowed (48.4%).
    • At -1, Kent State sports the 75th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with seven forced turnovers (121st in the FBS) and eight turnovers committed (14th in the FBS).

    Kent State’s Best Players

    • Michael Alaimo has compiled 932 yards (103.6 yards per game) while completing 54.9% of his passes and collecting two touchdown passes with four interceptions this season.
    • Gavin Garcia has run for 407 yards on 104 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground.
    • Jaylen Thomas has taken 94 carries and totaled 341 yards with one touchdown.
    • Chrishon McCray paces his team with 610 receiving yards on 41 receptions with four touchdowns.
    • Trell Harris has caught 15 passes and compiled 257 receiving yards (28.6 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Luke Floriea’s 35 targets have resulted in 18 grabs for 189 yards and three touchdowns.
    • CJ West paces the team with two sacks, and also has four TFL and 27 tackles.
    • Devin Nicholson is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s totaled 53 tackles and four TFL.
    • Nick Giacolone has a team-leading one interception to go along with 32 tackles, four TFL, and one pass defended.
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