Kent State vs. Rutgers Odds

rutgers-fans02-360

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (The Spread) – No. 18 Rutgers looks to keep its unbeaten season alive on Saturday when the Scarlet Knights host Kent State at 3:30PM ET on ESPN3.

View Current College Football Odds

Rutgers is 7-0 on the season and 3-0 at home while Kent State is 6-1 overall and 3-1 on the road. The Golden Flashes are 6-1 against the spread this year while the Knights are 5-2 ATS. Rutgers has won the last two meetings with Kent State, but the Golden Flashes covered in both meetings.

Trends show that Kent State is 10-1 against the spread in its last 11 games on fieldturf and 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games against Big East opponents. Rutgers is 4-1 against the spread in its last 5 home games and 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games after a win.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Rutgers is the favorite at home in this game, as the Knights have odds of -13.5 points against Kent State. The over/under total has been set at 44.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Kent State favored by 13 points. The spread has just added the hook and maintained since.

Rutgers is coming off a 35-10 win at Temple last week. The Scarlet Knights are currently third in the nation in defensive scoring, allowing just 11.3 points per game on the season. Offensively, Rutgers is scoring 26.4 points per game. Running back Jawan Jamison has been leading Rutgers this year, as he has rushed for 779 yards and three touchdowns.

Kent State is coming off a 41-24 win over Western Michigan last week. The Flashes have won five straight entering this game. Kent State is scoring 33.7 points per game this year while allowing 24.7 points per game on defense. The Flashes have a great rushing attack with the combo of Dri Archer and Trayion Durham having rushed for 1,336 yards and 15 touchdowns this season to lead the team.

Bet on College Football Week 9 Odds

In terms of Injuries, Kent State defensive back Calvin Tiggle is out with a knee injury while receiver Tyshon Goode is out with a hamstring injury. Rutgers kicker Kyle Federico is doubtful with a hip injury while defensive tackle Al Page is out with a leg injury.

The Public Bets for this game are backing Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights are getting 68% of the wagers with odds of -13.5 points at home against Kent State on Saturday.

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NCAAF Discussions

2016 College Conference Previews on Tue, Jun 2016 by Blade
2016 QB Rankings on Wed, Jun 2016 by Blade
2016 Coaching Changes on Wed, Jun 2016 by Blade

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Saban not focused on satellite camps After spending part of last week lashing out about satellite camps, Alabama coach Nick Saban now says...
Thumbnail Briles out, Grobe in at Baylor The Baylor football team has a new coach as Art Briles has been fired and Jim Grobe will be...
Thumbnail Cal lands Davis Webb The Cal Bears may have lost the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft at quarterback, but the Golden Bears seem to have found a good replacement...
Thumbnail FSU dismisses running back The Florida State Seminoles have parted ways with running back Mario Pender after a recent arrest.
Thumbnail Hokies suspend two defenders The Justin Fuente era of Virginia Tech football isn’t off to a great start, as two defensive players have been indefinitely...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Team Pages