Ohio vs. Kent State - 10/21/17 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Ohio vs. Kent State - 10/21/17 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by USA TODAY Sports

Kent State Golden Flashes (2-5) at Ohio Bobcats (5-2)

College Football: Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm (Peden Stadium)

The Line: Ohio Bobcats -19.5-- Over/Under: 47 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

TV: ESPN3.com Stream live sports and exclusive originals on ESPN+. Sign up now! Advertisement

The Kent State Golden Flashes travel to Peden Stadium to take the field with the Ohio Bobcats in Saturday college football.

The Kent State Golden Flashes shoot for back to back victories with a trip to face the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday. Kent State defeated the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks 17-14 as an 8.5 home dog in week seven. Both squads finished with around 330 yards with Miami (Ohio) tossing a pair of interceptions while the Golden Flashes played mistake free football.

Quarterback George Bollas George Bollas was solid in the passing game on limited opportunities as he connected on 9-14 for 154 yards and a pair of touchdown with Mike Carrigan catching three passes including an 84 yard scoring strike while also ripping off a 41 yard run. The Golden Flashes couldn’t establish any type of success on the ground with Dustin Crum and Justin Rankin combining for 62 yards on 24 carries.

Check Out Our NEW Premium YouTube Picks!!!

The Ohio Bobcats look to keep their MAC title hopes alive when the Kent State golden Flashes come to town in week eight. Ohio rode their offense to a 48-30 win at the Bowling Green on Saturday to give the team victories in four of five.  Ohio held a small 460-421 yardage edge with four forced turnovers while giving the ball away twice. 

Quarterback Nathan Rourke was a solid dual threat for the Bobcats with a subpar 7-22/105 yard performance in the air for a touchdown and a pair of interceptions including a 40 scoring strike to Andrew Meyer. Rourke led the Bobcats on the ground with 143 yards on eight carries and three touchdowns while AJ Ouellette ground out 123 yards on 24 attempts with a pair of TD’s followed by 71 yard, ten carry effort from Dorian Brown.

Under is 5-0 in Kent State last 5 games overall and under is 4-0 in Kent State last 4 games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game and under is 5-0 in Kent State last 5 games on fieldturf. Ohio are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games on fieldturf and Ohio are 11-2-1 ATS in their last 14 games after accumulating more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game and under is 5-1-1 in Ohio last 7 games in October. 

The number looks to be right on the money. Our choices are a struggling Kent State offense against a sometimes butter-finger Bobcats squad…

See Who The Experts Picked To Win This One

Mark’s Pick Ohio -19.5 // UPDATE:like under 47 the best for now

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

Mitch's Take...

NBA All Star Game 2021 MVP Voting Picks and Betting Odds NBA Picks