Kent State vs. Bowling Green odds, line, start time: Picks, predictions from model that called Texas' upset

Weekday football has become a staple in the Mid-American Conference and Tuesday brings MACtion to the forefront as Kent State (1-7, 0-4) travels to face Bowling Green (1-7, 0-4) in an 8 p.m. ET kickoff. The Golden Flashes suffered a heartbreaking overtime defeat to Akron in their last outing, while Bowling Green was blown out by the Ohio Bobcats. Both teams are still searching for their first conference victory, and oddsmakers have opened this game as a pick'em in the latest Kent State vs. Bowling Green odds. Before you lock in your Kent State vs. Bowling Green picks and predictions, you'll need to see what SportsLine's advanced computer model is saying. 

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times, and those who have followed it have seen massive returns. Over the past three years, this proprietary computer model has generated a jaw-dropping $4,210 profit for $100 bettors on its top-rated point-spread picks.

The model made some huge calls in Week 9, including nailing Oklahoma State's outright upset of No. 6 Texas. It also was all over Georgia (-6.5) covering against Florida and recommended California (+12) against Washington as well as Kentucky (+7) against Missouri. Anyone who has followed it is way up. 

Now, the model has simulated every possible play for Kent State vs. Bowling Green 10,000 times. The results are in with a strong against-the-spread pick that's hitting in over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see it at SportsLine. 

The model knows Kent State's rushing attack will need to be a major factor if the Golden Flashes want to steal a conference victory on the road. The Golden Flashes are averaging over 170 rushing yards and get a dream matchup against Bowling Green's porous run defense that gave up 381 rushing yards against Ohio in its latest outing. 

But just because Kent State features a high-powered rushing attack doesn't mean it can go on the road and earn a victory over Bowling Green.

Bowling Green has defeated Kent State in five consecutive meetings, including last year's 44-16 blowout victory. In order to make it six straight, Bowling Green will need quarterback Jarret Doege to avoid turnovers and manage the game at home. He has already proven he can put up strong stats against Kent State, completing almost 80 percent of his passes and throwing two touchdowns in the Falcons' lopsided road victory last season. 

So which side of Kent State vs. Bowling Green spread hits in over 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see the pick for Kent State vs. Bowling Green on Tuesday, all from the model that has returned over $4,000 in profit to $100 bettors over the last three seasons.

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