Ball State vs. Kent State prediction, odds, line: Advanced college football model reveals picks for Tuesday night's MAC crossover matchup

SportsLine's projection model has generated Week 10 CFB picks for the MACtion contest between the Ball State Cardinals and Kent State Golden Flashes
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The Kent State Golden Flashes will look to extend their home winning streak to 13 games when they take on the Ball State Cardinals in Tuesday night MACtion. The Cardinals (4-4, 2-2) are 81-74-3 (.522) all-time against teams currently in the East Division. Ball State has gone 21-8 all-time against Kent State. The Golden Flashes (3-5, 2-2) have gone 8-4 in weekday MAC games under head coach Sean Lewis, including a 7-2 mark since the 2019 season.

Kickoff from Dix Stadium in Kent, Ohio, is set for 7 p.m. ET. Kent State is a 7-point favorite in the latest Ball State vs. Kent State odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is 62. (See up-to-date odds for every game this week on our college football odds page.) 

Before you make any Ball State vs. Kent State picks or college football predictions, you NEED to see the predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

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The model knows Kent State has a pair of receivers striking fear in opposing defenses in junior Dante Cephas and sophomore Devontez Walker. Cephas leads the team with 47 receptions for 731 yards (15.6 average) and three touchdowns. He has had three games with 100 or more receiving yards, including a 13-catch, 246-yard and one touchdown performance against Ohio on Oct. 1. He also had a nine-catch, 118-yard and one touchdown game against Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 8. Walker is second on the team in receptions with 41 for 616 yards (15 average) and a team-high seven touchdowns.

The model also knows Ball State sophomore running back Carson Steele leads the team with 890 yards rushing on 192 carries (4.6 average) with eight TDs. Steele has also made 19 receptions for 125 yards (6.6 average) and a score. He has surpassed 100 yards rushing in six games, including the last three games. His best effort was Oct. 15 against Connecticut, when he carried 32 times for 179 yards (5.6 average) and three touchdowns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Ball State vs. Kent State. We can tell you it is leaning Under the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits more than 60% of the time! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any college football picks.

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