Oklahoma Sooners vs. Kent State Golden Flashes Picks and Prediction – September 10

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The No. 7 Oklahoma Sooners (1-0) hit the field against the Kent State Golden Flashes (0-1) in college football action at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma.

Oklahoma vs. Kent State Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 33.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Oklahoma as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Oklahoma has -10000 odds to pick up the win, while Kent State is listed at +2500 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 72.5 points.


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Game Info

How to Watch Oklahoma vs. Kent State Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, September 10, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Norman, Oklahoma
  • Stadium: Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium

Betting Preview


  • Oklahoma averaged just 2.8 more points per game (39.1) than Kent State allowed (36.3) last season.
  • When the Sooners put up over 36.3 points last season, they were 4-1 against the spread and 6-0 overall.
  • Oklahoma averaged 20.7 fewer yards per game (450.7) than Kent State gave up per outing (471.4) last season.
  • When the Sooners churned out over 471.4 yards last year, the team was 4-0 against the spread and 4-0 overall.
  • Last year Oklahoma piled up 186.9 yards per game on the ground, 18.5 fewer than Kent State allowed per contest (205.4).
  • Last year the Sooners had a 4-1 ATS record and a 5-0 overall record in games the team rushed for over 205.4 yards.

Kent State

  • Last season Kent State scored 7.2 more points per game (33.0) than Oklahoma surrendered (25.8).
  • The Golden Flashes were 6-3 against the spread and 7-2 overall last season when the team put up over 25.8 points.
  • Kent State collected 493.4 yards per game last year, 104.2 more yards than the 389.2 Oklahoma allowed per outing.
  • When the Golden Flashes picked up more than 389.2 yards last year, the team was 6-3 against the spread and 7-2 overall.
  • Last year Kent State racked up 248.7 rushing yards per game, 121.3 more than Oklahoma allowed per outing (127.4).
  • When the Golden Flashes rushed for over 127.4 yards last season they compiled a 6-4 ATS record and a 7-3 overall record.

Oklahoma vs. Kent State Betting Analysis

Oklahoma Betting Insights

  • Oklahoma had seven wins in 12 games against the spread last year.
  • Oklahoma won once ATS (1-1) when favored by 33.5 points or more last season.
  • The Sooners won 88.9% of the games last season when they were the moneyline favorite (8-1).
  • The Sooners never played a game last season with moneyline odds of -10000 or shorter.
  • Out of 12 Oklahoma games last year, seven hit the over.

Golden Flashes Betting Insights

  • Kent State beat the spread six times in 14 games last season.
  • The Golden Flashes were underdogs seven times last season and won once.
  • The Golden Flashes were not a bigger underdog last season than the +2500 moneyline set for this game.
  • In 14 Kent State games last year, six of them went over the total.

Oklahoma vs. Kent State Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 61.3 62.6 59.6
Implied Total AVG 38.9 41.0 36.0
ATS Record 7-5-0 5-2-0 2-3-0
Over/Under Record 7-5-0 4-3-0 3-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 8-1 6-0 2-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-0 0-1

Golden Flashes

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 67.8 66.6 68.4
Implied Total AVG 39.3 38.0 40.0
ATS Record 6-8-0 4-1-0 2-7-0
Over/Under Record 6-8-0 3-2-0 3-6-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 6-1 4-0 2-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-6 1-0 0-6

Last Season’s Leaders


  • In 13 games last year, Nik Bonitto totaled 7.0 sacks to go with 11.0 TFL and 40 tackles.
  • In 13 games in 2021, Pat Fields compiled two interceptions to go with 75 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two passes defended.
  • In 13 games a season ago, Brian Asamoah delivered 73 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack.
  • Isaiah Thomas compiled 35 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and six sacks in 13 games played.

Golden Flashes

  • On defense A.J. Musolino, who played in 14 games, totaled 74 tackles, 6.0 TFL, three sacks, and one interception.
  • Nico Bolden was on the field for 14 games, collecting two interceptions to go along with 62 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and two passes defended.
  • With 85 tackles and 2.0 TFL, Dean Clark was a significant player last season on defense.
  • The contributions of Mandela Lawrence-Burke, who played in 14 games, included 2.0 TFL, 65 tackles, and one interception.

Oklahoma vs. Kent State Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this matchup is Oklahoma, and we predict that Kent State will cover the spread (Oklahoma -33.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 72.5 points.

Oklahoma vs. Kent State betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Golden Flashes (+33.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (72.5)

How to Bet on Oklahoma vs. Kent State

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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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