Kent State vs Ball State Football Odds

The Golden Flashes will play the Cardinals on Saturday, November 18th, 2023. The matchup takes place at Scheumann Stadium. Watch this exciting Week 12 matchup at 2:00 pm EST. Check local listings for coverage on ESPN+.

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Key Matchup Stats

We're now in the home stretch of the 2023 college football season, with Kent State and Ball State meeting at Scheumann Stadium for a key late-season matchup on Saturday, November 18th, 2023. The playoffs are fast approaching, along with the annual Bowl games that kick off in December. Here's an overview of some important 2023 performance data for each team.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - As we wrap up the 2023 regular season, Kent State has notched a 95.00 MAC Conference conference power ranking. On the other side of the gridiron, Ball State has a 96.67 MAC Conference power ranking.
  • Away Kent State - Looking at Week 12, Kent State heads into this matchup with a 0-6 record as an away team. This ranks them 4th in the MAC Conference for away team wins in 2023. Remember that a team's overall record and schedule strength will affect whether or not they make a December bowl game or qualify for the playoffs.
  • Home Ball State - Meanwhile, Ball State has a 2-2 record as a home team for 2023. They currently rank 4th in the MAC Conference for home team wins. Let's see if they can add another win to their record when they battle Kent State on Saturday, November 18th, 2023.
  • Points Scored - Now late in the 2023 season, Kent State ranks 6th (146) in the MAC Conference, with Ball State currently ranking 6th (170) for points scored in the MAC Conference.
  • Points Against - Kent State currently stands 1st (344) in the MAC Conference for points scored by opponents in the 2023 college football season. Their opponent, Ball State, ranks 3rd (273) in the MAC Conference for points against them as the 2023 college football season comes to a close.
  • Team Records - As we head into Week 12, Kent State has a 1-9 overall record for the 2023 regular season, with Ball State possessing a 3-7 standing for the 2023 college football season.

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Get ready for a wild showdown at Scheumann Stadium as Kent State faces Ball State!

As the 2023-24 regular season nears its end, the December bowl games creep closer. This Week 12 matchup is crucial for both teams.

According to SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings, Ball State holds a slight advantage with 96.67 compared to Kent State's 95.00.

Kent State, with a 1-9 standing, is hungry for a win to finish the season strong. Meanwhile, Ball State, currently at 3-7, aims to improve their record.

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Get ready for an epic battle between Kent State and Ball State on November 18th!

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Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Kent State
Favorite

Ball State
Ball State has a -10.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Kent State has a +12 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. Kent State is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 42 points. Risk $112 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 42.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Kent State
Favorite

Ball State
Ball State is the -450 moneyline favorite. Risk $450 to win $100 on Ball State at BetMGM. Kent State is the +380 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $380 on Kent State. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Kent State vs Ball State College Football game on Saturday, November 18th, 2023?

Ball State is a -10.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetMGM, while Kent State is a +12 -110 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Kent State vs Ball State College Football game on Saturday, November 18th, 2023?

The best over line is 42 -112 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $112 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 42.5 -110 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Kent State vs Ball State College Football game on Saturday, November 18th, 2023?

Ball State is a -450 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Kent State is a +380 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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Underdog Kent State - Kent State bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +12 Kent State underdog bet wins if they lose by 11 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 12. Your bet loses if they lose by 13 or more.

Favorite Ball State - Ball State bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A -12 Ball State favorite bet wins if they win by 13 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 12. Your bet loses if they win by 11 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Kent State at Ball State Prop Bets

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Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 12
Kent State vs Ball State
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
BALL 34, KENT 3
Scheumann Stadium
Ball State by 31
2022
Week 10
Ball State vs Kent State
Tuesday, November 1st, 2022
BALL 27, KENT 20
Dix Stadium
Ball State by 7
2019
Week 13
Ball State vs Kent State
Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
KENT 41, BALL 38
Dix Stadium
Kent State by 3

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - Kent State, Ball State
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
MAC East
Kent State0-80.0001111764151-40-7L9
MAC West
Ball State3-50.375482192933-31-5L1

Kent State & Ball State Futures Odds

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Kent State Championship Odds
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Ball State Championship Odds
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Team Schedules & Results


2023-24 Kent State Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Kent State vs
UCF
UCF 56, KENT 6
Thursday, August 31st, 2023
Week 2Kent State vs
Arkansas
ARK 28, KENT 6
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Central Connecticut vs
Kent State
KENT 38, CCSU 10
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Kent State vs
Fresno State
FRES 53, KENT 10
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Miami (OH) vs
Kent State
M-OH 23, KENT 3
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6Kent State vs
Ohio
OHIO 42, KENT 17
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 7Kent State vs
Eastern Michigan
EMU 28, KENT 14
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 8Buffalo vs
Kent State
BUFF 24, KENT 6
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 10Kent State vs
Akron
AKR 31, KENT 27
Wednesday, November 1st, 2023
Week 11Bowling Green vs
Kent State
BGSU 49, KENT 19
Wednesday, November 8th, 2023
Week 12Kent State vs
Ball State
BALL 34, KENT 3
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Northern Illinois vs
Kent State
NIU 37, KENT 27
Saturday, November 25th, 2023


2023-24 Ball State Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Ball State vs
Kentucky
UK 44, BALL 14
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Ball State vs
Georgia
UGA 45, BALL 3
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Indiana State vs
Ball State
BALL 45, INST 7
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Georgia Southern vs
Ball State
GASO 40, BALL 3
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Ball State vs
Western Michigan
WMU 42, BALL 24
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6Ball State vs
Eastern Michigan
EMU 24, BALL 10
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 7Toledo vs
Ball State
TOL 13, BALL 6
Saturday, October 14th, 2023
Week 8Central Michigan vs
Ball State
BALL 24, CMU 17
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 10Ball State vs
Bowling Green
BGSU 24, BALL 21
Wednesday, November 1st, 2023
Week 11Ball State vs
Northern Illinois
BALL 20, NIU 17
Tuesday, November 7th, 2023
Week 12Kent State vs
Ball State
BALL 34, KENT 3
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Miami (OH) vs
Ball State
M-OH 17, BALL 15
Saturday, November 25th, 2023

How to Bet on the Game

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