Kent State vs. LSU Odds

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BATON ROUGE, LA (The Spread) – No. 8 LSU looks for an easy non-conference win when it hosts Kent State on Saturday at 7PM ET on ESPNU.

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LSU is 2-0 on the season, 1-0 at home and 2-0 against the spread. Kent State is 1-1 on the season, 0-2 against the spread and playing in its first road game. These two have no recent meetings.

Trends show that LSU is 9-2 against the spread in its last 11 games following a win over more than 20 points. Kent State is 0-4 against the spread in its last 4 games against SEC opponents and 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games in September.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, LSU is the clear favorite at home, as the Tigers have odds of -37 points against Kent State. The over/under total for the game has been set at 55 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had LSU favored by 38 points. The spread never got any higher than that, now dropping back to 38 points. The over/under total opened at 55.5 points and hit a low of 54.5 before moving to 55.

LSU is coming off a 56-17 win over UAB last week and it started the season with a 37-37 win over TCU. The Tigers are currently averaging 446.5 yards per game thanks to a balanced offensive attack. Quarterback Zach Mettenberger has thrown for 533 yards and six touchdowns this season, connecting with Odell Beckham for 10 catches, 254 yards and three scores.

Kent State is coming off a 41-22 loss to Bowling Green in its Mid-American Conference opener last week. The Golden Flashes have been struggling thus far on offense, averaging just 19.5 points and 331.5 yards per game. The team has largely been without its top player in running back Dri Archer, who is dealing with an ankle injury. He is questionable for this game. Quarterback Colin Reardon has thrown for 358 yards and four touchdowns on 36 of 56 passing for the season.

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In terms of Injuries, LSU safety Corey Thompson and defensive tackle Anthony Johnson are both questionable with shoulder injuries. Kent State running back Dri Archer is listed as questionable with an ankle injury.

The Public Bets for this game are currently backing LSU, as the Tigers are getting 63% of the wagers with odds of -37 points against Kent State.

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