|Game||Auburn Tigers vs Kent State Golden Flashes|
|Date & Time||Saturday September 14, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
Jordan-Hare Stadium Auburn, AL
AUB -35 Total 52.5
The Kent State Flashes visit Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama to play the No. 8 ranked Auburn Tigers. Kent State improved to 1-1 on the season following its 26-23 victory over Kennesaw State on Saturday. The Golden Flashes rallied from a 10-point deficit and forced overtime with a field goal with nine seconds left in regulation and eventually won in the extra period with another field goal.
Auburn improved to 2-0 in the season following a 24-6 victory on Saturday over Tulane. The Tigers offense was sluggish at home, but Bo Nix did enough to win. The Auburn quarterback passed for 207 yards and one touchdown, while the ground game rushed for 172 yards with all but 20 yards coming after halftime. Auburn’s defense was the dominant force in the game.
Dustin Crum leads Kent State in passing with 189 yards and one touchdown. Jo-El Shaw is the leading running back with 33 carries for 160 yards. Isaiah McKoy leads all receivers with nine receptions for 151 yards and two touchdowns while Kavious Price has nine receptions for 31 yards.
Auburn quarterback Bo Nix has passed for 384 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions, while also rushing for 58 yards. JaTarvious Whitlow is the leading rusher with 47 carries for 206 yards and one touchdown for Auburn. The leading receiver is Will Hastings with six receptions for 113 yards and one touchdown.
Recent Betting Trends
- Kent State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 versus the SEC
- The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Golden Flashes last 9
- Auburn is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 at home
- The UNDER has cashed in 14 of the Tigers last 19
The only question entering this matchup is if Auburn has the offense to cover a close to five-touchdown spread. The Tigers offense was sluggish in its win over Tulane and must improve its play or the Tigers will not cover the nut. Kent State has covered the number in 5 of its last 7 versus non-conference opponents. Final Score Prediction, Auburn Tigers win but fall short ATS 37-7.