Kent State vs UCF Football Odds

The Golden Flashes will play the Knights on Thursday, August 31st, 2023. The matchup takes place at FBC Mortgage Stadium. Watch this exciting Week 1 matchup at 7:00 pm EDT. Check local listings for coverage on FS1.

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Key Matchup Stats

The 2023 college football season has begun, with Kent State and UCF scheduled to matchup at FBC Mortgage Stadium. First, let's review each team's stats from the 2022 season to get an idea of what we can expect on gameday.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Kent State had a 98.00 conference power ranking in the 2022 season. The conference power ranking for UCF in the 2022 season was 97.67.
  • Away Kent State - At the end of the 2022 regular season, Kent State had a 2-5 record as an away team, ranking them 2nd in the MAC Conference for away team wins.
  • Home UCF - UCF finished the 2022 regular season with a 5-2 record as a home team. They ranked 2nd in the American Conference for home team wins in 2022.
  • Points Scored - Kent State wound up 3rd (341) in the MAC Conference, with UCF ranked 4th (460) for points scored in the 2022 American Conference.
  • Points Against - Kent State finished 4th (348) in the MAC Conference for points scored by opponents in 2022. UCF wound up 8th (331) in the 2022 American Conference for points against.
  • Team Records - Kent State had a 5-7 regular season overall record, with UCF notching a 9-5 regular season standing last year.

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Get ready for a wild ride as Kent State visits UCF at FBC Mortgage Stadium... (It's gonna be a crazy one, folks)! In one of the first games of the 2023-24 college football regular season, both teams are looking to start strong.

Last season, Kent State finished with a 5-7 standing, while UCF boasted a 9-5 record... (Not bad at all). With the Week 1 matchup, both teams are eager to secure a victory and set the tone for the season ahead.

If you're feeling lucky, head over to SportsBetting3.com to bet on this game... (and maybe make some extra gold coins). But before you do, take a moment to review the odds below. With the excitement in the air, this game is sure to keep fans on the edge of their seats. So mark your calendars for Thursday, August 31st, and get ready to witness a thrilling clash between Kent State and UCF at FBC Mortgage Stadium. It's gonna be a fight to the finish!

Best Golden Flashes at Knights Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Kent State
Favorite

UCF
UCF has a -35 -114 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Kent State has a +35.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM 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 54.5 points. Risk $109 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 55 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Kent State
Favorite

UCF
UCF is the -10000 moneyline favorite. Risk $10,000 to win $100 on UCF at BetMGM. Kent State is the +2000 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $2,000 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 UCF College Football game on Thursday, August 31st, 2023?

UCF is a -35 -114 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Kent State is a +35.5 -110 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Kent State vs UCF College Football game on Thursday, August 31st, 2023?

The best over line is 54.5 -109 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $109 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 55 -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 UCF College Football game on Thursday, August 31st, 2023?

UCF is a -10000 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Kent State is a +2000 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

College Football Odds Example

College Football Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Kent State
UCF
8/31/23 7:00pm EDT
+35 -107-35 -114
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Underdog Kent State - Kent State bettors risk $100 to win $93.46 at -107 odds.

A +35 Kent State underdog bet wins if they lose by 34 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 35. Your bet loses if they lose by 36 or more.

Favorite UCF - UCF bettors risk $100 to win $87.72 at -114 odds.

A -35 UCF favorite bet wins if they win by 36 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 35. Your bet loses if they win by 34 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Kent State at UCF Prop Bets

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College Football Prop Bets
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Kent State
UCF
First Team To Score
8/31/23 7:00pm EDT
+410-715Bet
Kent State
UCF
Last Team To Score
8/31/23 7:00pm EDT
+390-715Bet
UCF
Team Total Points
KENT at UCF
8/31/23 7:00pm EDT
47.5 o -11547.5 u -113Bet
UCF
To Score First & Win
KENT at UCF
8/31/23 7:00pm EDT
Yes -670No +410Bet

Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 1
Kent State vs UCF
Thursday, August 31st, 2023
UCF 56, KENT 6
FBC Mortgage Stadium
UCF by 50

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - Kent State, UCF
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
Big 12
UCF3-60.333674073354-22-4L1
MAC East
Kent State0-80.0001111764151-40-7L9

Kent State & UCF Futures Odds

Latest NCAA Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review odds for other teams and learn the best College Football bets.

Kent State Championship Odds
2024-25 Kent State NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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Kent State
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UCF Championship Odds
2024-25 UCF NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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UCF
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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 UCF Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Kent State vs
UCF
UCF 56, KENT 6
Thursday, August 31st, 2023
Week 2UCF vs
Boise State
UCF 18, BOIS 16
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Villanova vs
UCF
UCF 48, VILL 14
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4UCF vs
Kansas State
KSU 44, UCF 31
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Baylor vs
UCF
BAY 36, UCF 35
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6UCF vs
Kansas
KU 51, UCF 22
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 8UCF vs
Oklahoma
OU 31, UCF 29
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 9West Virginia vs
UCF
WVU 41, UCF 28
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10UCF vs
Cincinnati
UCF 28, CIN 26
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Oklahoma State vs
UCF
UCF 45, OKST 3
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12UCF vs
Texas Tech
TTU 24, UCF 23
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Houston vs
UCF
UCF 27, HOU 13
Saturday, November 25th, 2023
BowlsGeorgia Tech vs
UCF
Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl
GT 30, UCF 17
Friday, December 22nd, 2023

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Kent State vs UCF College Football Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Thursday, August 31st, 2023 at 7:00 pm EDT, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Football page, look for the Kent State vs UCF Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's College Football page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Kent State vs UCF Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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