Akron vs Kent State Prediction NCAAF Picks 11/1

Akron vs Kent State Prediction NCAAF Picks 11/1

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NCAAF Predictions: Kent State Golden Flashes vs. Akron Zips

Two struggling teams, the Kent State Golden Flashes and the Akron Zips, are set to clash in a game that offers potential value for bettors. 

Game Information

This game is scheduled for November 1, 2023, at 4:30 PM and will be held at InfoCision Stadium in Akron, OH. ESPNU will televise the game, and the weather forecast indicates a chilly 41-degree temperature. Akron is favored by 4.0 points, and the over/under is set at 38 points.

 

Kent State Golden Flashes

Season Overview

The Kent State Golden Flashes have had a challenging season, holding a 1-7 overall record and a 0-4 conference record. Quarterback M. Alaimo has thrown for 932 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 4 interceptions. Running back G. Garcia has contributed with 374 rushing yards. Despite their struggles, they aim to cover the spread against equally struggling Akron.

Team Stats

Kent State averages 259.8 total yards per game, with 142.5 passing yards and 117.3 rushing yards. Their defense has allowed an average of 375.5 total yards per game, but in this matchup, they have an opportunity to show improvement and cover the spread.

Recent Performance

Kent State's recent games have been tough, including a loss to BUFF. However, the +4 points spread is enticing, considering Akron's similar struggles. This presents Kent State with an opportunity to cover the spread successfully.

 

Akron Zips

Season Overview

The Akron Zips have also faced challenges this season, holding a 1-7 overall record with a 0-4 conference record. Quarterback D. Irons has thrown for 722 yards, 3 touchdowns, and 3 interceptions. Running back L. Lingard has contributed with 388 rushing yards. Both teams' struggles make the +4 points spread interesting for Kent State backers.

Team Stats

Akron averages 280.0 total yards per game, with 188.9 passing yards and 91.1 rushing yards. Their defense has allowed an average of 342.0 total yards per game, creating a favorable situation for Kent State to cover the spread.

Recent Performance

Akron's recent games have been challenging, with losses to BGSU and CMU. The similarities between the two teams make the +4 points spread a good opportunity for Kent State to capitalize on, ensuring they cover the spread.

 

Prediction: 

When two struggling teams like Kent State and Akron face off, it often results in a closely contested game. The +4 points spread provides an excellent opportunity for bettors to back Kent State, given Akron's equally challenging season.

Both teams have faced offensive and defensive struggles this season, making the +4 points spread an enticing proposition. Kent State has the chance to cover the spread and potentially secure a victory against Akron.

Don't miss the action when the Kent State Golden Flashes take on the Akron Zips on November 1, 2023, at InfoCision Stadium. The +4 points spread is a valuable option for bettors, offering a chance for Kent State to cover and potentially win.

Pick: Kent State to Cover +4 Points Spread

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