Buffalo vs. Kent State Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 26, 2022

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The Buffalo Bulls (5-5) and Kent State Golden Flashes (4-7) will battle in clash of MAC opponents at UB Stadium in Buffalo, New York.

Buffalo vs. Kent State Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Buffalo as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Buffalo has -190 odds to pick up the win, while Kent State is listed at +155 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 52.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Buffalo vs. Kent State Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Buffalo, New York
  • Stadium: UB Stadium

Betting Preview

Buffalo

Buffalo is totaling 388.0 yards per game offensively this year (66th in the FBS), and are giving up 402.5 yards per game (91st) on the defensive side of the ball. Buffalo ranks 57th in scoring offense (29.8 points per game) and 80th in scoring defense (27.4 points allowed per game) this season. Buffalo is compiling 236.5 passing yards per game on offense (58th in the FBS), and ranks 58th defensively with 219.0 passing yards allowed per game. Buffalo is totaling 151.5 rushing yards per game on offense this year (68th in the FBS), and is giving up 183.5 rushing yards per game (106th) on the defensive side of the ball. Buffalo is averaging a 39.6% third-down conversion rate on offense (61st in the FBS), and ranks 29th on defense with a 33.9% third-down percentage allowed. Buffalo has the 24th-best turnover margin in college football at +6, forcing 20 turnovers (21st in the FBS) while turning it over 14 times (40th in the FBS).

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Kent State

Kent State’s defense has been bottom-25 in total defense this season, allowing 440.5 total yards per game, which ranks 19th-worst. Offensively, it ranks 41st with 422.8 total yards per contest. From an offensive angle, Kent State is accumulating 28.3 points per contest (71st-ranked). It ranks 98th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (29.2 points allowed per game). Kent State’s defense has been bottom-25 in pass defense this season, allowing 282.4 passing yards per game, which ranks seventh-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 78th with 221.1 passing yards per contest. Kent State’s run defense ranks 80th in the FBS with 158.2 rushing yards allowed per game, but it has been lifted up by its offense, which ranks 21st-best by putting up 201.7 rushing yards per contest. Kent State ranks 42nd in the FBS with a 42.7% third-down conversion rate on offense, and 79th with a 40.1% third-down percentage allowed on the defensive side of the ball. Kent State owns a -2 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.

Buffalo vs. Kent State Betting Analysis

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Buffalo Betting Insights

Buffalo is 7-3-0 against the spread this season. Buffalo has an ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least 4.5-point favorites. This season, Buffalo games have hit the over six times. The Bulls are 3-2 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 60% of those games). The Bulls have played as a moneyline favorite of -190 or shorter in just two games this season, and they split 1-1.

Golden Flashes Betting Insights

Kent State has covered the spread in a matchup three times this season (3-7-0). Kent State has an ATS record of 2-2 when playing as at least 4.5-point underdogs. Kent State games have gone over the total twice this year. The Golden Flashes have been listed as the underdog three times this season and have failed to win any of those games. The Golden Flashes have not won as an underdog of +155 or more on the moneyline this season in four such games.

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Buffalo vs. Kent State Against The Spread & Betting Records

Buffalo

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 55.9 52.8 57.2
Implied Total AVG 32.2 29.0 33.6
ATS Record 7-3-0 2-1-0 5-2-0
Over/Under Record 6-4-0 2-1-0 4-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-2 1-1 2-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-3 1-0 1-3

Golden Flashes

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 62.3 63.0 61.8
Implied Total AVG 39.2 36.8 40.8
ATS Record 3-7-0 0-4-0 3-3-0
Over/Under Record 2-8-0 0-4-0 2-4-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-3 2-2 1-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-3 0-0 0-3

Players to Watch

Buffalo

  • Shaun Dolac has helped spur the Bulls’ defense with 67 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and one sack in 10 games.
  • James Patterson has helped spur the Bulls’ defense with 1.0 sack to go along with 4.0 TFL, 47 tackles, and one interception in 10 games.
  • Keyshawn Cobb has helped carry the Bulls’ defense with one interception to go along with 29 tackles, 2.0 TFL, two sacks, and one pass defended in 10 games.
  • The Bulls’ defense has been helped by Marcus Fuqua, who has suited up for 10 games, delivering 28 tackles and five interceptions.

Golden Flashes

  • In 11 games for the Golden Flashes, Marvin Pierre has registered 1.5 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL, 60 tackles, and one interception.
  • Nico Bolden has been causing chaos on defense, collecting 62 tackles and 2.0 TFL for the Golden Flashes.
  • JoJo Evans has 0.5 sacks to go with 1.0 TFL, 50 tackles, and one interception in 11 games.
  • On defense, Zayin West has piled up 21 tackles, 9.0 TFL, and 4.5 sacks in 11 games.

Buffalo vs. Kent State Predictions and Pick

Buffalo vs. Kent State betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Bulls (-4.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (52.5)

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How to Bet on Buffalo vs. Kent State

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Our prediction to win this matchup is Buffalo, and we expect that Buffalo will cover the spread (Buffalo -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 52.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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