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Kent State Golden Flashes vs Iowa Hawkeyes 09/18/2021 Predictions, Tips and Analysis

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Kent State Golden Flashes vs Iowa Hawkeyes 09-18-2021 Predictions Tips and Analysis

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Iowa Hawkeyes 09/18/2021 – The Iowa Hawkeyes started out their season in line with the expectations but this team is hungry for more. They will face the visiting Kent State Golden Flashes this coming Saturday, September 18 at their own field in Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City. The kick-off starts at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown live on the BTN sports channel. SofaScore will also have the game available for viewing in their online live stream. The Iowa Hawkeyes have won their first two games of the season and according to NCAA betting spreads, a blowout loss aways the Kent State Golden Flashes.

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Iowa Hawkeyes 09/18/2021

When: Saturday, September 18, 3:30 PM ET
Where: Kinnick Stadium, Iowa City, Iowa
TV: BTN
Stream: Sofascore
Kent State Golden Flashes vs Iowa Hawkeyes 09/18/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Golden Flashes +22.5 (-110) 54.5 o (-110) +800
Hawkeyes -22.5 (-110) 54.5 u (-110) -1400
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Kent State Golden Flashes

The Kent State Golden Flashes opened up their season as the whipping boys of the Texas A&M Aggies and lost by 31 points, 10-41. They managed to be the one whipping the next game as they limited the Virginia Military Keydets to only 10 points with the final score at 60-10.  The main QB was Dustin Crum and he tallied 180 yards, one touchdown pass and no interceptions. The main weapon for the Golden Flashes was through their rushing attacks with three different RBs reaching the end zone. The most efficient was Marquez Cooper doing 119 yards in 12 attempts. 

Players to Watch: D. Crum QB (CMP 24, ATT 43, YDS 269, CMP% 55.8, AVG 6.3, LNG 52, TD 1, INT 2, SACK 4, SYL -18, RTG 106.7), C. Schlee QB (CMP 4, ATT 6, YDS 45, CMP% 66.7, AVG 7.5, LNG 18, TD 0, INT 0, SACK 2, SYL -10, RTG 129.7), M. Cooper RB (ATT 20, YDS 161, AVG 8.1, LNG 66, TD 1), X. Williams RB (ATT 21, YDS 138, AVG 6.6, LNG 38, TD 0), D. Cephas WR (REC 5, YDS 75, AVG 15, LNG 52, TD 0).

Iowa Hawkeyes

The Iowa Hawkeyes started the season as the 10th ranked team in the NCAA tournament. After Week 2, this team went up five places to be the fifth-ranked team bust behind the Oregon Ducks. This team made a thunderous opening game limiting the Indiana Hoosiers to just six points with the final score settling at 34-6. The Hawkeyes then faced the Iowa State Cyclones in Week 2 and beat them by 10 points, 27-17. QB Spencer Petras had 106 yards, one touchdown pass, and no interceptions with RB Tyler Goodson totaled 21 rushing attempts and reached the end zone once. 

Players to Watch: S. Petras QB (CMP 24, ATT 48, YDS 251, CMP% 50, AVG 5.2, LNG 26, TD 1, INT 0, SACK 6, SYL -46, RTG 100.8), A. Padilla QB (CMP 0, ATT 1, YDS 0, CMP% 0, AVG 0, LNG 0, TD 0, INT 0, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 0), T. Goodson RB (ATT 40, YDS 154, AVG 3.8, LNG 56, TD 2), I. Kelly-Martin RB (ATT 16, YDS 72, AVG 4.5, LNG 22, TD 0), S. LaPorta TE (REC 6, YDS 104, AVG 17.3, LNG 24, TD 0). 

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Numbers

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Kent State Golden Flashes

Golden Flashes are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.
Kent State are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
Golden Flashes are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
Kent State are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kent State’s last 15 games played in September.

Iowa Hawkeyes

Iowa are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa’s last 5 games.
Iowa are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Iowa’s last 9 games at home.
Iowa are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Mid-American Conference.

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Picks

There is no question that the Iowa Hawkeyes will win this game against the Kent State Golden Flashes. The best online sportsbook sees a blowout but does expect the Hawkeyes to have no mercy from start to finish and the score should be wider than the spread.