Free Week 13 Prediction: Golden Flashes vs Zips Odds
Week 13 College football betting sees the Kent State Golden Flashes taking on the Akron Zips on Friday November 27 at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field, Akron, Ohio. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all NCAA football season long so stay tuned for more FREE college football predictions.
Kent State Golden Flashes (3-8) vs. Akron Zips (6-5)
Date: Friday November 27
Time: 12:00 PM
Venue: InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field, Akron, Ohio
NCAA Football Spread: Akron -10.5
NCAA Betting Total: 40
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The Battle for the Wagon Wheel takes to Akron, Ohio as the Kent State Golden Flashes and Akron Zips square off Friday afternoon.
While both offenses are two of the worst in the country, the Akron Zips do find themselves bowl eligible at 6-5 on the season.
Kent State on the other hand has just been miserable, and will treat this as their National Championship.
Kent State has tried 2 different QBs and both have been equally as bad this season.
The Golden Flashes will wrap up another disappointing year under head coach Darrell Hazel as Kent sits at 3-8. While all the fault can’t be pointed at Hazel, the Golden Flashes offense is one of the worst in the country.
Kent State is averaging 14.3 points per game and has the 126th ranked offense nationally. Overall, this team is picking up just 285.9 yards per game.
QBs Colin Reardon and George Bollas have both been given chances on numerous occasions, but neither has stepped up. Of the two, Reardon probably has been the best.
The Junior QB has thrown for 878 yards and for 7 touchdowns to 4 interceptions.
With Kent State having such a bad year retaining the Wagon Wheel would at least making things a little better. Kent State knocked off Akron 27-24 last season in Kent.
The Zips haven’t been much better than the Golden Flashes offense, but they’ve found ways to get wins. Sitting at 6 wins, they are eligible, but that doesn’t necessarily mean a bowl will want a middle of the pack MAC school.
Grabbing a win over Kent State and having 7 wins will form a much better resume for the Zips.
Akron ranks 97th nationally in total offense with 364.1 yards per game. They do score 10 more points than the Kent State offense per game as they’re averaging 24.4.
Akron uses a balanced type offense as they rush for 165.4 yards per game and pass for 198.7. The Zips are led through the air by Thomas Woodson.
The Sophomore QB has 1894 yards of passing to go along with 15 touchdowns.
The Zips have used a 3 game winning streak to find themselves at 6 wins and are 6-5 ATS on the season.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Golden Flashes are 5-1-2 ATS in their last 8 Friday games.
- Golden Flashes are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
- Golden Flashes are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games after allowing more than 280 yards passing in their previous game.
- Zips are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games in November.
- Zips are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
Free Week 13 NCAA Football Prediction
Kent will certainly give everything they got here. Don’t be surprised if they pull out some trick plays and really put the pressure on Akron.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: Kent State ATS
The Golden Flashes will get their chance to make a few big plays and steal this game. Expect a close, low scoring affair in this one.
Week 13 Free Score Prediction: Akron 17- Kent State 14
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