Akron vs Kent State Prediction, Odds & Best Prop Bets – NCAAF, Week 8

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The Akron Zips (1-8) visit Dix Stadium to take on the Kent State Golden Flashes (3-5) on Oct. 22. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00pm EDT in Kent.

are betting favorites in Week 8, with the spread sitting at ().

The Over/Under for Akron vs. Kent State is total points.

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Akron vs. Kent State Odds, Spread, Over/Under for Week 8

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Akron vs Kent State Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts Kent State will win this game with 74.6% confidence.

Akron vs Kent State Spread Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts Akron will cover the spread with 67.5% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both Akron and Kent State, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


Best Kent State Player Prop Best Bets Today

Top NCAAF player prop bets for Kent State players for Week 8, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Dante Cephas has hit the Receiving Yards Over in his last 3 games (+3.00 Units / 85% ROI)
  • Akron has hit the 1H Game Total Under in 6 of their last 8 games (+3.80 Units / 43% ROI)
  • Akron has hit the Team Total Over in 9 of their last 14 games (+3.10 Units / 19% ROI)
  • Akron has hit the Game Total Over in 5 of their last 7 away games (+2.80 Units / 36% ROI)
  • Akron has hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 3 of their last 4 games (+2.00 Units / 45% ROI)
  • Akron have covered the Spread in 3 of their last 4 games (+1.90 Units / 43% ROI)
  • Kent State have covered the 1Q Spread in 14 of their last 19 games (+8.25 Units / 36% ROI)
  • Kent State has hit the Moneyline in their last 6 games at home (+6.00 Units / 22% ROI)
  • Kent State has hit the 1Q Game Total Under in their last 4 games at home (+4.15 Units / 89% ROI)
  • Kent State has hit the 1Q Moneyline in 9 of their last 15 games (+3.51 Units / 15% ROI)
  • Kent State have covered the Spread in 4 of their last 5 games at home (+2.90 Units / 53% ROI)
  • Akron Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Akron has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

    • Akron is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • Akron is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • Akron is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    Kent State Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Kent State has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

    • Kent State is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • Kent State is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • Kent State is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    Akron: Keys to the Game vs. Kent State

    Akron is winless (0-2) when in a one score game since the 2020 season– tied for worst in FBS; Average: .493

    Akron is winless (0-14) when allowing 22 or more points — tied for worst in FBS; Average: .281

    Akron is winless (0-12) when not forcing a fumble — tied for worst in FBS; Average: .437

    Akron is winless (0-16) when not forcing a fumble since the 2020 season– tied for worst in FBS; Average: .443

    Kent State: Keys to the Game vs. Akron

    Kent State is 7-2 (.778) when in a one score game since the 2020 season– tied for 5th-best in FBS; Average: .493

    Matchup Notes for Akron vs. Kent State

    Kent State’s offense has 4,834 rushing yards since the 2021 season — third-most among FBS offenses. Akron’s defense has allowed 4,213 rushing yards since the 2021 season — most among FBS defenses.

    Kent State’s offense has 4,834 rushing yards since the 2021 season — third-most among FBS offenses. Akron’s defense has allowed 4,213 rushing yards since the 2021 season — most among NonP5 defenses.

    Kent State’s QBs has rushed for 1,169 yards on 240 carries (4.9 YPC) since the 2021 season — tied for fifth-best among FBS teams. Akron’s defense have allowed 5.8 YPC since the 2021 season — worst among FBS defenses.

    Akron Offensive Stats & Trends

    Akron have been sacked 31 times this season– most among FBS Offenses

    Akron RBs have averaged 3.3 yards from scrimmage per touch (451 yards / 137 touches) this season– worst among FBS Teams; Average: 5.4

    Akron QBs have fumbled 5 times in the Red Zone since last season– tied for most among FBS Teams

    Akron have been sacked on 16% of pass attempts (94/595) since last season– 2nd worst among FBS Offenses; Average: 7%

    Akron have been sacked 94 times since last season– most among FBS Offenses

    Kent State Offensive Stats & Trends

    Kent State Kickers have averaged 47.3 yards per kickoff (5,532 yards/117 kickoffs) since last season– worst among FBS Teams; Average: 61.4

    Kent State have rushed for 4,834 yards since last season– 3rd most among FBS Offenses

    Kent State’s offense has 4,834 rushing yards since the 2021 season — third-most among FBS offenses. Akron’s defense has allowed 4,213 rushing yards since the 2021 season — most among FBS defenses.

    Kent State RBs have been targeted 1.6 times per game (32/20) since last season– 3rd lowest among FBS Teams; Average: 4.4

    Kent State’s offense has 4,834 rushing yards since the 2021 season — third-most among FBS offenses. Akron’s defense has allowed 4,213 rushing yards since the 2021 season — most among NonP5 defenses.

    Akron Zips Defensive Stats & Trends

    Akron has allowed 19 rushing TDs in the Red Zone this season– most in FBS

    Akron has allowed 19 rushing TDs in the Red Zone this season– most among Non-Power 5 Teams

    Akron has tackled opponents for a loss on just 68 of 724 rushing attempts (9% TFL%) since last season– worst in FBS; Average: 16%.

    Akron has allowed passes of 40+ yards on 10 of 170 attempts (6%) this season– tied for 3rd worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 2%

    Akron has allowed 42 rushing TDs in the Red Zone since last season– most in FBS

    Kent State Golden Flashes Defensive Stats & Trends

    Kent State has one interception and 16 TD passes allowed this season– 2nd worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 1.9

    Kent State has one interception and 16 TD passes allowed this season– 2nd worst in FBS; Average: 1.8

    Kent State has intercepted one of 174 attempts this season– 3rd worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 36.2

    Kent State has allowed a passer rating of 175.4 (174.0 Pass Attempts) this season– 3rd worst in FBS; Average: 131.5

    Kent State has allowed a passer rating of 175.4 (174.0 Pass Attempts) this season– 2nd worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 137.1


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