The Northern Illinois Huskies (6-2, 4-0 Mid-American) look to remain undefeated in conference play when they visit the Kent State Golden Flashes (4-4, 3-1) in a MACtion showdown on Wednesday. Kickoff from Dix Stadium in Kent, Ohio is set for 7 p.m. ET.
The Golden Flashes are three-point favorites in the latest Kent State vs. Northern Illinois odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 72. (See the latest college football lines for all of this week's games on our college football odds page.)
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The model knows Kent State has won three of its last four games after dropping three of its first four contests this season. The Golden Flashes posted a 34-27 victory at Ohio in their last outing on Oct. 23 as senior quarterback Dustin Crum threw for one touchdown and ran for another. Kent State has lost 10 consecutive meetings with Northern Illinois since recording a 44-34 home triumph on Oct. 13, 2001.
The model also knows the Huskies are 21-7 in the all-time series between the clubs. Northern Illinois will be seeking its sixth straight overall victory after edging Central Michigan 39-38 on the road in its last contest. Junior quarterback Rocky Lombardi threw for a career-high 348 yards and three TDs while receivers Trayvon Rudolph and Tyrice Richie each had over 145 yards and combined for three scores.
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