Kent State vs. Bowling Green- 1/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Bowling Green Falcons (8-3) at Kent State Golden Flashes (9-4)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Memorial A & C Center)
The Line: Kent State Golden Flashes -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Kent State Golden Flashes and the Bowling Green Falcons face off on Wednesday at Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center in MAC college basketball action.
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 9-4 this season and are playing in their MAC opener. Kent State is averaging 66.2 points and they are shooting 43.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.6 points and their opponents are shooting 40.3 percent. Jimmy Hall leads the Golden Flashes averaging 14.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Devareaux Manley is averaging 12.1 points, Kris Brewer is averaging 10.7 points, and Derek Jackson is averaging 9.8 points. Kent State is 4-2 at home this season.
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The Bowling Green Falcons are 8-3 this season and hey have won three of their last four games. BGSU is averaging 64.5 points and they are shooting 42.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 55.7 points and their opponents are shooting 40.3 percent. Richaun Holmes is averaging 14 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. Jehvon Clarke is averaging 10 points, Zack Denny is averaging 9.6 points and 5.2 rebounds, and Spencer Parker is averaging 7.4 points. Bowling Green is 3-2 on the road this season.
Kent State is 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 MAC games, 4-13 against the spread in their last 17 home games, and 14-6 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Bowling Green is 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six road games, 6-1-2 against the spread in their last nine games, and 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 games against a team with a winning record. The home team is 3-1-1 against the spread in the last five meetings of these two.
This one looks tight and the points could be a factor so I will take them with Bowling Green.