Kent State vs. Miami-OH - 10/26/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Kent State vs. Miami-OH - 10/26/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Miami-OH RedHawks (3-4) at Kent State Golden Flashes (3-4)

College Football: Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 3:30 pm (Dix Stadium)

The Line: Kent State Golden Flashes -2.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Miami (OH) RedHawks and Kent State Golden Flashes meet Saturday in college football action at Dix Stadium.

The Miami (OH) RedHawks could use a win here after splitting their last six games. The Miami (OH) RedHawks have lost six of their last seven road games. Brett Gabbert is completing 54.5 percent of his passes for 1,182 yards, four touchdowns and five interceptions. Gabbert has one or less touchdown passes in his last six games. Jalen Walker and James Maye have combined for 508 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Dominique Robinson has 10 receptions. The Miami (OH) RedHawks ground game is averaging 100.5 yards per contest, and Jaylon Bester leads the way with 200 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Miami (OH) is allowing 35.4 points and 403.7 yards per game. Sterling Weatherford leads the Miami (OH) RedHawks with 49 tackles, Bart Baratti has 2.5 sacks and Mike Brown has two interceptions.

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The Kent State Golden Flashes need a win to get back to a .500 record. The Kent State Golden Flashes have lost four of their last six home games. Dustin Crum is completing 71.3 percent of his passes for 1,136 yards, 10 touchdowns and zero interceptions. Crum has 10 touchdown passes in his last six games. Isaiah McKoy and Kavious Price have combined for 690 receiving yards and seven touchdowns while Mike Carrigan has 16 receptions. The Kent State Golden Flashes ground game is averaging 177 yards per contest, and Jo-El Shaw leads the way with 331 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Kent State is allowing 32 points and 467.6 yards per game. Qwuantrezz Knight leads the Kent State Golden Flashes with 52 tackles, Theo Majette has four sacks and Jamal Parker has two interceptions.

The Redhawks are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 conference games, 5-0 ATS vs. a team with a losing record and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Golden Flashes are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 conference games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games in October and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games. The Redhawks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings in Kent State and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings. The under is 6-1 in Golden Flashes last 7 games in October. The over is 6-2 in Redhawks last 8 games overall.

The Miami (OH) RedHawks have split their last eight games ATS as a road underdog. The Kent State Golden Flashes have failed to cover seven of their last 11 games as a home favorite. The Miami (OH) RedHawks have yet to win back-to-back games this season and their defense falls apart more times than not. The Kent State Golden Flashes have yet to lose back-to-back games this season and have played their best ball by far at home. Kent State has also had a pretty tough schedule up to this point, so you can forgive some of their struggles and expect them to be a lot more prepared given the increase in competition. I'll lay the small number with Kent State at home.

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Randy’s Pick Kent State Golden Flashes -2.5

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