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College Football Betting Preview: Bowling Green Falcons vs. Kent St Golden Flashes

November 8, 2023


The Bowling Green Falcons will travel to Kent, Ohio to face the Kent State Golden Flashes in a MAC game at Dix Stadium with the game scheduled to kick off at 7:00 PM ET and airing on the CBS Sports Network on Wednesday evening in week 11 of the college football season.

Bowling Green is in a three-way tie for 2nd place in the East Division along with the Ohio Bobcats and Buffalo Bulls, however, the Falcons have already lost to Ohio by a score of 7-38 early in the season while having defeated the Bulls in week 7 which was their first win in their current three-game winning streak which also includes last week’s 24-21 win at home against the Ball State Cardinals while failing to cover the 5-point spread as a home favorite. The matchup was closely contested throughout with the Bowling Green Falcons having the lead at halftime by a score of 14-7 but needed a game-winning field goal in the 4th quarter to secure the win. Connor Bazelak led the passing attack as he completed 13 of 21 attempts for 128 yards with two touchdowns in the win against the Cardinals.

The Kent State Golden Flashes will miss a bowl game this season for the 2nd year in a row and have been one of the worst teams in the MAC this season as they are 1-8 overall and 0-5 in conference play. The Golden Flashes are also on a six-game losing streak following last week’s 27-31 loss on the road against the Akron Zips while failing to cover the 3.5-point spread as a road underdog. Chrishon McCray was one of the only bright spots on offense for the Golden Flashes as he had six receptions for 161 yards and two touchdowns to lead the team in receiving. Neither team had a turnover and the defense for Kent State struggled in the passing game allowing 298 passing yards against one of the worst teams in the conference.

BookMaker has the Bowling Green Falcons listed as 9-point favorites on the road against the Kent State Golden Flashes on Wednesday evening in week 11 of the college football season. Both teams are 5-5 in the last ten meetings while Kent State has won the previous five meetings in a row. The teams are 5-5 ATS in the last ten while the Golden Flashes have covered the spread in two of the last three games in the series. The Bowling Green Falcons are 5-4 ATS overall, 3-2 ATS on the road, 2-1 ATS as a favorite, and 2-3 ATS in conference games this season while the Kent State Golden Flashes are 2-6-1 ATS overall, 1-2 ATS at home, 1-6-1 ATS as an underdog, and 0-4-1 ATS in conference games on the year.

Not only have the Kent State Golden Flashes been one of the worst teams in the MAC this season with a record of 1-8 but they have been the worst team at covering the spread going 2-6-1 ATS overall and have not covered the spread in any of their conference games going 0-4-1 ATS in conference play. Lay the points with the Bowling Green Falcons when they travel to face the Golden Flashes on Wednesday evening. 

Spooky Express Pick: Bowling Green Falcons -9