Kent State at Central Michigan: 11/10/21 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Central Michigan Chippewas (5-4) vs Kent State Golden Flashes (5-4)
Game Info: Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Kelly/Shorts Stadium)
Betting Odds: Central Michigan Chippewas -2.5 -- Over/Under: 72 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Kent State Golden Flashes and Central Michigan Chippewas face off on Wednesday in a MACtion college football showdown at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. When these two teams last faced off in 2017 it was Central Michigan that won 42-23.
Kent State comes into this game with a 5-4 record overall and they have won two games in a row. Two games ago Kent State beat Ohio State 34-27 and in the last game against Northern Illinois they were able to win 52-47. Kent State was outscored 20-7 in the 4th quarter, but they still found a way to come away with the five-point victory. Kent State is averaging 31.7 points while the defense is giving up 34.9 points per game. Under center for Kent State is Dustin Crum and he has thrown for 2,092 yards, 11 touchdowns, and two interceptions. In this game, Kent State needs to play a full game and the defense needs to be strong.
On the other side of this matchup is the Central Michigan Chippewas who sit with a 5-4 record overall and they are coming off a big victory in their last game. Central Michigan's offense scored 42 points against Western Michigan, and that was enough to win by 12 points. Central Michigan is averaging 30.4 points while the defense is giving up 28.6 points per game. Under center for Central Michigan and he has thrown for 1,743 yards, 15 touchdowns, and two interceptions. Central Michigan has won some shootouts this season, but at times the offense has been a little inconsistent.
Kent State is 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games. Central Michigan is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games overall. The road team is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings. The over is 5-0 in the last five meetings.
These are two good offenses, and there will be no lack of scoring by either team in this game. I especially expect Central Michigan is going to run up the score. The over is 5-0 in the last five meetings and there will be no shortage of scoring in this game. Back the over.