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    On Wednesday at 7:00 PM ET, the Kent State Golden Flashes (1-8) will host the Bowling Green Falcons (5-4).

    The Golden Flashes are expected to lose (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 -109 -110 -313 +250

    Bowling Green Pick Insights

    • Bowling Green has posted a 4-4-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Bowling Green games with a set total have hit the over four times this season (50%).

    Bowling Green Stats & Insights

    • Bowling Green sports the 23rd-best defense this season in terms of total yards (325.2 yards allowed per game), but ranks 10th-worst on offense (299.3 yards per game).
    • Bowling Green is compiling 22.4 points per game on offense, which ranks them 101st in the FBS. Defensively, the defense ranks 62nd, giving up 24.6 points per game.
    • 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 totaling 143.2 rushing yards per game on offense this year (85th in the FBS), and is giving up 144.6 rushing yards per game (66th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Bowling Green ranks 20th-worst in third-down conversion rate (32.7%), but has played better on defense, ranking 93rd with a 41.6% third-down percentage allowed.
    • With 22 forced turnovers (first in the FBS) against 16 turnovers committed (109th in the FBS), Bowling Green’s +6 turnover margin is the 20th-best in college football.

    Bowling Green’s Best Players

    • Connor Bazelak has thrown for 1,018 yards (113.1 ypg) to lead Bowling Green, completing 58% of his passes and collecting seven touchdown passes compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Terion Stewart has racked up 762 yards on 125 carries while finding 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’s 293 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 30 times and has totaled 22 receptions and three touchdowns.
    • Odieu Hiliare’s 23 catches are good enough for 235 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Cashius Howell paces the team with 5.5 sacks, and also has four TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Joseph Sipp Jr., Bowling Green’s tackle leader, has 58 tackles and one TFL this year.
    • Jalen Huskey leads the team with four interceptions, while also recording 37 tackles and four passes defended.

    Kent State Betting Insights

    • Kent State is 1-6-1 against the spread this year.
    • When they have played as at least 8-point underdogs this season, the Golden Flashes are 1-4 against the spread.
    • Kent State has gone over in five of their eight games with a set total (62.5%).

    Kent State Pick Insights

    • Kent State’s offense has been a bottom-25 unit in total offense this season, putting up 269.4 total yards per game, which ranks third-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 71st with 377.4 total yards allowed per contest.
    • Kent State has lots of room to get better, as it ranks worst in points per game (14.1) this season and 17th-worst in points surrendered per game (32.8).
    • Kent State ranks 10th-worst in passing yards per game (152.1), but it has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 59th in the FBS with 224.1 passing yards allowed per contest.
    • Kent State ranks 25th-worst in rushing yards per game (117.3), but it has been more productive on the other side of the ball, ranking 80th in the FBS with 153.3 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, this season has been tough for Kent State on both offense and defense, as it is putting up a 30.3% third-down conversion percentage (seventh-worst) and surrendering a 48.4% conversion rate (fourth-worst).
    • With seven forced turnovers (121st in the FBS) and eight turnovers committed (14th in the FBS) this season, Kent State ranks 75th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -1.

    Kent State’s Best Players

    • Michael Alaimo has put up 932 passing yards, or 103.6 per game, so far this season. He has completed 54.9% of his passes and has thrown two touchdowns with four interceptions.
    • Gavin Garcia has run the ball 104 times for 407 yards, with two touchdowns.
    • Jaylen Thomas has run for 341 yards across 94 attempts, scoring one touchdown.
    • Chrishon McCray’s 610 receiving yards (67.8 yards per game) are a team high. He has 41 receptions on 73 targets with four touchdowns.
    • Trell Harris has recorded 257 receiving yards (28.6 yards per game) and one touchdown on 15 receptions.
    • Luke Floriea’s 18 receptions (on 35 targets) have netted him 189 yards (21 ypg) and three touchdowns.
    • CJ West leads the team with two sacks, and also has four TFL and 27 tackles.
    • Devin Nicholson, Kent State’s leading tackler, has 53 tackles and four TFL this year.
    • Nick Giacolone has a team-leading one interception to go along with 32 tackles, four TFL, and one pass defended.
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