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Fresno State vs Kent State Prediction & College Football Odds for Week 4

Fresno State vs Kent State Prediction & College Football Odds for Week 4

by USA WagerSeptember 19, 2023

This week 4 college football matchup between the Bulldogs and Golden Flashes takes place on Saturday, September 23rd at 10:30 ET. The Bulldogs will host the Golden Flashes at Valley Children’s Stadium with the game being televised on CBSS.

In a non-conference matchup, the Bulldogs are 27.5 point favorites at home. Keep reading to get my take on who wins and covers on Saturday.

Prediction at a Glance for Fresno State vs. Kent State

  • A lot of value right now on Kent State at +27.5.
  • I’m sticking to the moneyline for Fresno State.
  • The over is the way to go in this one.

Betting Odds & Lines for This Game

  • Spread: Kent State +27.5 | Fresno State -27.5
  • Total: 50.5
  • MoneyLine: Kent State +1475 | Fresno State -4250

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Fresno State vs. Kent State Prediction: Spread

There were no odds posted in Kent State’s last game against Central Connecticut. Looking at Kent State’s three most recent road games, they have put together a record vs. the spread of 2-1.

Fresno State improved their ATS record to 2-0 this season after covering the spread against Arizona State. At home, Fresno State has gone 3-0 against the spread (last three).

In this game, I’m favoring Kent State to cover the spread as 27.5-point underdogs. Kent State showcased an effective ground game in their last matchup with Arizona State, and I anticipate a similar performance this week. I’m locking in my bet on Kent State before the kickoff.

  • Free Spread Prediction: Golden Flashes +27.5 (Bet Now)

Fresno State vs. Kent State Prediction: MoneyLine

After beating Central Connecticut in their most recent game, the Kent State Golden Flashes moved to 1-2 for the season. In Kent State’s most recent win, Michael Alaimo not only threw for one touchdown but ran for one as well. For the game, he threw for a total of 172 yards while completing 75.0% of his passes.

Before their upcoming game with Kent State, the Fresno State Bulldogs boast a perfect record of 3-0. In their most recent game, they secured a 29-0 victory over Arizona State. In the win vs. Arizona State, quarterback Mikey Keene concluded with a QB rating of 94.01, connecting on 32 of 49 passes for 281 yards. He also added two touchdowns to his performance.

Even though I have Fresno State winning this one straight-up, I’d stick to the moneyline. Look for this to be a closer game than expected with Fresno State eventually pulling out a win over Kent State.

  • Free MoneyLine Prediction: Bulldogs -4250 (Bet Now)

Fresno State vs. Kent State Prediction: Total

In their most recent game vs. Central Connecticut, there wasn’t an over/under line available for Kent State. As of now, Kent State’s OU record for the season is 0-2. Over the course of their three previous games, Kent State has an OU record of 2-1.

Fresno State’s most recent game against Arizona State stayed under the 47.5 point over/under line, with a combined total of 29 points. This result moved Fresno State’s over/under record to 1-1 this season. In their previous three games, Fresno State has going 1-2 against the over/under.

With the over/under line at 50.5, I’m backing the over for this game. Fresno State games have produced an average combined score of 56 points, and I expect this game to go over 50.5.

  • Free Total Prediction: OVER 50.5 (Bet Now)

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