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Kent State vs. Toledo - 11/15/18 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Toledo Rockets (5-5) at Kent State Golden Flashes (2-8)
Date & Time Thursday November 15, 2018, 6:00 PM (EST)
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The Line: Kent State Golden Flashes +13 -- Over/Under:
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CFB | Toledo Rockets (5-5) at Kent State Golden Flashes (2-8)
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The Kent State Golden Flashes host the Toledo Rockets in a MAC college football tilt.

The Toledo Rockets saw a third straight win go by the wayside in a 38-15 defeat at Northern Illinois in week eleven. Toledo held a small 431-427 yardage edge and forced a pair of turnovers but saw NIU return a blocked punt for a score.

Rockets quarterback Eli Peters connected on 26-47 for 264 yards and a touchdown while running ten times for 27 yards.

Art Thompkins was the top runner for Toledo with 62 yards on 12 totes followed by Bryant Koback totaling 47 yards on eleven carries. Cody Thompson was the Rockets top receiver with eight catches for 110 yards while Jon’Vea Johnson snagged a 23 yard scoring pass.

The Kent State Golden Flashes could not compete with Buffalo on either side of the ball in a 38-14 loss in week eleven. Kent State managed 183 yards and held the ball for under 25 minutes with the Bulls piling up 478 yards.

The Golden Flashes struggled to throw the ball with quarterback Woody Barrett completing 6-13 for 27 yards while losing 13 yards on five carries.

Dustin Crum gave Kent State 66 rushing yards on ten touches with a score while Jo-El Shaw ran 20 times for 50 yards. Crum also tossed an eleven yard TD pass to Mike Carrigan for the Golden Flashes second score.

Toledo Rockets are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game and Toledo Rockets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games vs. a team with a losing home record and over is 5-1-1 in Toledo  Rockets last 7 Thursday games. Under is 4-0 in Kent State Golden Flashes last 4 games following a ATS loss and under is 4-0 in Kent State Golden Flashes last 4 games following a straight up loss and Kent State 
Golden Flashes are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss. Home team is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings. 

Toledo needs to win this and anything but a complete effort will be a disappointment…

Toledo -13

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