Preview: Kent State at Western Michigan

When: 7:00 PM ET, Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Where: Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Quick Hits

Overall Team Offense

  • The Western Michigan Broncos are ranked 59 on offense, averaging 410.0 yards per game. The Broncos are averaging 244.4 yards rushing and 165.6 yards passing so far this season.
  • The Kent State Golden Flashes are ranked 129 on offense, averaging 253.4 yards per game. The Golden Flashes are averaging 148.1 yards rushing and 105.3 yards passing so far this season.

Home and Away

  • The Western Michigan Broncos are 3-2 at home this season, 3-2 against conference opponents and 2-2 against non-conference opponents.
  • At home the Broncos are averaging 36.4 scoring, and holding teams to 18.8 points scored on defense.
  • The Kent State Golden Flashes are 0-5 while on the road this season, 1-4 against conference opponents and 1-3 against non-conference opponents.
  • On the road, the Golden Flashes are averaging 2.4 scoring, and holding teams to 38.2 points scored on defense.

Stats and Records

Team Comparison

  W/L Strk PF PA Home Away Grass Turf Conf
Kent State 2-7 L2 10.7 34.1 2-2 0-5 0-1 0-0 1-4
Western Michigan 5-4 L1 35.3 28.4 3-2 2-2 0-2 0-0 3-2

Last Meeting

Kent State Western Michigan
Date Away Home Tot Rus Pas Tot Rus Pas
11/8/16 WMU 37 KENT 21 293 220 73 412 329 83

Player Stats

Previous Matchup
Passing Player COMP% YDS TD INT
KENT N. Holley 42.9 73 0 1
WMU Z. Terrell 46.2 83 0 0
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
KENT N. Holley 22 141 6.4 1
WMU J. Franklin 31 134 4.3 1
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
KENT R. James 4 20 5.0 0
WMU M. Henry 4 48 12.0 0
TDs Player TD
KENT N. Holley 1
WMU J. Franklin 1
Season
Passing Player COMP% YDS TD INT
KENT G. Bollas 48.7 677 2 7
WMU J. Wassink 64.2 1391 14 4
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
KENT J. Rankin 67 283 4.2 0
WMU J. Franklin 171 870 5.1 9
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
KENT T. Harrell 14 242 17.3 0
WMU D. Eskridge 29 494 17.0 3
TDs Player TD
KENT K. Gamble 2
WMU J. Franklin 10

Quickchart Matchup

Kent State Off vs  Western Michigan Def
253.4 yards
388 yards
3.4 yards/rush
4.1 yards/rush
5.9 yards/attempt
7.3 yards/attempt
Western Michigan Off vs  Kent State Def
410 yards
436.3 yards
5 yards/rush
5.6 yards/rush
6.8 yards/attempt
7.9 yards/attempt

Matchup Stats - Full Matchup

Kent State Overall Western Michigan
2-7-0 W/L 5-4-0
3-6-0 ATS 3-6-0
4-5-0 O/U 6-3-0
10.7 Pts For 35.3
34.1 Pts Against 28.4
Kent State A/H Western Michigan
0-5 W/L 3-2
2-3-0 ATS 1-4-0
2-3-0 O/U 4-1-0
2.4 Pts For 36.4
38.2 Pts Against 18.8
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