Central Michigan at Kent State 11/14/17 - CFB Picks & Predictions
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CMU Chippewas vs. Kent St. Golden Flashes
CFB: 7:00 PM
Nov. 14, 2017
Latest Odds : CMU -17.5 Total 46.5
The week eleven college football schedule will kickoff with a Tuesday night clash between the Central Michigan Chippewas and Kent State Golden Flashes from Dix Stadium. The Chippewas have won three straight games and are bowl eligible with six victories overall. On Wednesday, Central Michigan intercepted five passes during a 42-30 home victory versus Eastern Michigan. Jonathan Ward rushed for 159 yards and two touchdowns on the evening.
Through their first ten games, Central Michigan ranks 79th in total offense and is scoring an average of 28.3 points. Kent State counters with a defense that ranks 94th in yards allowed and gives up 35.5 points on average.
It has been a season to forget for the Kent State Golden Flashes, who have won one game in conference play and have just two victories overall. On Wednesday, the Golden Flashes had three of their four turnovers returned for scores during a 48-20 road loss against Western Michigan. Dustin Crum rushed for 80 yards and a touchdown on three carries in a losing effort.
For the season, Kent State ranks second worst nationally in total offense and scores a pitiful 11.6 points per game. Central Michigan comes into this matchup ranked 51st in total defense and allows 27.4 points per contest.
Recent Betting Trends:
Central Michigan is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games.
Central Michigan is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road.
Kent State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 5 games when playing Kent State.
Kent State is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games at home
Free Betting Pick: Central Michigan Chippewas -17.5
Central Michigan owns the edge in the series all-time with a 23-11 record, but Kent State pulled off a 27-24 road victory last season. The Golden Flashes have given up 140 points during their current three-game skid. Take Central Michigan to get the win and cover on Tuesday. Final Score Prediction, Central Michigan Chippewas win and cover ATS 34-10.