Free College Football Picks Today: Buffalo Bulls vs Kent State Golden Flashes 11/26/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Buffalo Bulls vs Kent State Golden Flashes 11/26/22
Sat 26th November 2022

The Kent State University Golden Flashes (4-7, 3-4 MAC) and The State Univ. of New York at Buffalo Bulls (5-5, 4-2 MAC) face off Saturday at UB Stadium for their regular season finales. The Bulls are four-point favorites, and the total is 53.

Kent State is coming off a 31-24 loss against Eastern Michigan at Dix Stadium last Wednesday. Collin Schlee was 6 of 12 for 150 yards and a touchdown. Marquez Cooper ran 20 times for 80 yards and two touchdowns. Devontez Walker caught six passes for 121 yards.

Buffalo lost 31-27 to Central Michigan at Kelly/Shorts Stadium on November 9. Cole Snyder threw for 191 yards and an interception. Ron Cook Jr. carried 22 times for 100 yards and a touchdown and added one catch for 39 yards. Justin Marshall caught four receptions for 45 yards.


The Golden Flashes won the only meeting between the teams last season, a 48-38 victory in October. Dustin Crum threw three touchdowns for Kent State, as Dante Cephas scored three times.


The Golden Flashes are averaging 28.3 points per game for the season, fifth in the MAC, and they are facing a Bulls defense that has surrendered 27.4 PPG (5th). Meanwhile, Buffalo has scored 29.8 points a game this season, third in the conference, and Kent State is allowing 29.2 PPG (7th).

The Golden Flashes rank 78th in the country in passing yards per game (221.1) and 22nd in rushing (201.7), while the Bulls are 57th in passing yards allowed per game (219.0) and 107th against the run (183.8). Buffalo is 61st in the country in passing yards per game (236.5) and 68th in rushing (151.4).

Kent State’s defense has been most vulnerable through the air, as the Golden Flashes are 124th in the nation in passing yards allowed per game (282.4). Against the run, the Golden Flashes are 80th (158.2).


Through 10 games, Collin Schlee has thrown for 13 touchdowns (5 INT) and 209.5 yards per game to lead Kent State in passing. In six away games this season, he has eight TDs (5 INT) and an average of 194.2 yards passing.

Marquez Cooper leads the team in rushing with an average of 107.8 yards a game over 11 games. He has 11 touchdowns on the ground and one through the air. Devontez Walker is the Golden Flashes’ leading receiver with 76.1 yards a game and 10 TDs.

Cole Snyder has 14 passing touchdowns (7 INT) with 233.6 yards per game through 10 games to lead Buffalo. In three home games this season, he has thrown for five TDs (1 INT) and an average of 246.0 yards.

Ron Cook Jr. has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 60.0 yards a game through 10 games. He has four touchdowns. Justin Marshall has been a key target in the Bulls’ aerial attack. He has six touchdowns and a 61.4 yard per game average through 10 appearances.

SportsTips’ College Football Pick:

Buffalo (-190)

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