The Kent State Golden Flashes and the South Alabama Jaguars will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Ladd Peebles Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Jaguars listed as 6½-point favorites versus the Golden Flashes, while the game's total is sitting at 55½.
Kent State was a 27-24 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Ball State. They covered the 13.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (51) made winners of UNDER bettors.
In their last action, South Alabama was a 34-33 loser on the road against Troy. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (67) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Kent State has lost 2 straight games.
South Alabama has lost 2 straight games.
Kent State: 2-5 SU, 3-4 ATS
South Alabama: 2-3 SU, 4-1 ATS
KENT STATE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
SOUTH ALABAMA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 1-3
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 3-3
When playing outside the conference are 2-8
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kent State's last 5 games
Kent State is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Kent State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of South Alabama's last 6 games at home
South Alabama is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
South Alabama is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
South Alabama is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home
Kent State home to Buffalo, Saturday, October 26
South Alabama at Texas State, Saturday, October 26