Kent State vs. Akron Prediction
The Akron Zips are laying over two touchdowns at home to lowly Kent State tonight at 7:00 p.m. ET. Will the Golden Flashes put up a fight?
ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Akron. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Zips are 15.5-point home favorites versus the Golden Flashes, who opened as 15-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 46 points but is now up to 46.5.
THE PUBLIC LIKES: Akron. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Zips are receiving nearly 70% of the tickets tonight.
HISTORICAL TRENDS LIKE: Akron and the under. The home team is 4-0 against the spread in the last four meetings between these two teams while the Golden Flashes are just 1-5 against the spread in their last six games in Akorn.
WHO WE LIKE: Kent State. I don’t like the amount of points that Akron is laying in this spot. The Zips are just 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 games after accumulating more than 280 yards passing in their previous game. They have also failed to cover in four of their last five games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game.
The Golden Flashes, meanwhile, have covered in five of their last seven games after accumulating more than 280 yards passing in their previous game. The underdog has also cashed in eight of the last 11 meetings between these two teams.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 13 PICK: KENT STATE GOLDEN FLASHES +15.5