Kent State vs Georgia Point Spread Value Pick
Kent State Golden Flashes 1-2 SU / ATS 1-1-0 vs Georgia Bulldogs 3-0 SU / ATS 0-2-0
Date: Saturday, September 24th
Location: Sanford Stadium, Athens, GA
Point Spread: Golden Flashes +44.5/Bulldogs -44.5 (BAS – Bet on games at -105! Stop overpaying!)
Money Line: Golden Flashes OFF/Bulldogs OFF
This season, the Golden Flashes have an overall record of 1-2 and have yet to play a game in
the Mid-American. So far, the Golden Flashes have an ATS record of 1-1-0. This has come while
being the underdog in each of their games. The team’s over-under mark currently sits at 1-1-0 on
an average point total betting line of 44.67.
The Golden Flashes come into the game off a 63-10 win over Long Island University. The team
finished the game throwing for 3 touchdown passes. Overall, the Golden Flashes had 203 passing
yards on a completion percentage of 84.6%. The team ended the game with 5 rushing touchdowns,
along with a total of 353 yards on the ground.
Quarterback Collin Schlee comes in the game having completed 33 of 55 passes for a passer
rating of 93.6. Overall, he has a total of 508 passing yards. Receiver Dante Cephas heads into
the game, as the team’s leader in receiving yards, with a total of 230. The Golden Flashes have
turned to running back Marquez Cooper a total of 51 times for a total of 180 rushing yards.
This year, Bulldogs have an overall record of 3-0. In addition, they have also played well in
the SEC, going 1-0. So far, the Bulldogs have an ATS record of 0-2-0. This has come while being
the favorite in each of their games. The team’s over-under mark currently sits at 0-2-0 on an
average point total betting line of 36.67.
In their previous game, the Bulldogs picked up a 48-7 home win over South Carolina. This was
an impressive victory as they were also the 25.5 point favorites. In the win, Georgia completed
70.0% of their 30 passes, 3 of which resulted in touchdowns. The team ended the game with 3
rushing touchdowns, along with a total of 208 yards on the ground.
So far, quarterback Stetson Bennett has a passer rating of 127.65 while completing 65 of his
88 attempts. So far, the team’s leading receiver is running back Kenny McIntosh. For the season,
he is averaging 12.8 yards per reception for a total of 192 yards. In the run game, Kendall
Milton has accumulated 167 on 28 attempts to lead the team.
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In their last 10 contests, the Golden Flashes have a straight up record of 5-5-0, while
covering the spread at a rate of 50.0%. The team averaged 34.9 points in these games, while
allowing 35.6. Their last 10 over-under record is 6-4-0.
In their last 10 games, Georgia has covered the spread at a rate of 90.0%, while putting
together a straight up record of 9-1-0. On offense, the team averaged 40.6 points per-game while
allowing 11.0. Their over-under mark (last 10) is 3-7-0.
KEY STATS AND ANALYSIS
Heading into this week’s matchup, the Golden Flashes will look to improve their offensive
output, as they are ranked just 83rd in the NCAA in points scored.
This season, Kent State has struggled to move the ball through the air, averaging just 175.67
passing yards per-game. This week, the Golden Flashes will be facing a Georgia defense that is
currently 48th in pass yards allowed per-game. This year, they have not faced a defense ranked
inside the top 50 pass defense.
So far, Kent State has relied heavily on the ground game, as they rank 12th in attempts
per-game, with an average of 46.33. This heavy usage, has led to an average of 221.33 rush yards
per-game, placing them 22nd in the NCAA. This week, the Golden Flashes will be facing a Georgia
defense that is ranked 50th in rush yards allowed per-game. So far, they are averaging 147.0
yards per-game when facing top 25 rush defenses.
Heading into the game, the Golden Flashes are currently 92nd at 29.33 points per-game
So far, the Bulldogs are averaging 43.33 points per-game on offense, which is good for 17th
most in college football.
In the passing game, the Bulldogs are currently one of the leading groups in the country, at
376.67 yards per-game through the air. This week, the Bulldogs will be facing a Kent State
defense that is ranked 196th in pass yards allowed per-game. This year, they are averaging 376.67
yards per-game when facing defenses ranked outside the top 50 in passing defense.
So far, the Georgia offense is averaging just 155.67 yards per-game on the ground. This
production has come on an average of 30.67 rush attempts per-game (112nd). This week, the
Bulldogs will be facing a Kent State defense that is ranked 69th in rush yards allowed per-game.
So far, they are averaging 167.5 yards per-game when facing defenses ranked outside the top
The Bulldogs will look to once again play well defensively, as they are currently 1st in
points allowed at 3.33 points per-game allowed.
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