Bowling Green vs. Kent State - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kent State Golden Flashes (13-5) at Bowling Green Falcons (12-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Stroh Center)
The Line: Bowling Green Falcons PK -- Over/Under: 146 See the Latest Odds
The Bowling Green Falcons and the Kent State Golden Flashes face off on Saturday in MAC college basketball action.
The Bowling Green Falcons are 12-6 this season and they have lost their last two home games. BGSU is averaging 74.2 points per game and they are shooting 45 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.1 points and their opponents are shooting 40.7 percent. Spencer Parker leads the Falcons averaging 14.2 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. Zack Denny is averaging 13.9 points and 7.2 rebounds, Wes Alcegaire is averaging 9.6 points, and Antwon Lillard is averaging 8.2 points. Bowling Green is 6-3 at home this season and 3-2 in MAC games.
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The Kent State Golden Flashes are 13-5 this season and they have won their last three games. Kent State is averaging 77.1 points and they are shooting 45.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72 points and their opponents are shooting 43.9 percent. Jimmy Hall leads the Golden Flashes averaging 15.2 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. Kellon Thomas is averaging 13.2 points, Xavier Pollard is averaging 13.2 points, and Chris Ortiz is averaging 8.1 points and 5.9 rebounds. Kent State is 5-2 on the road and 4-1 in MAC games.
Bowling Green is 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 home games, 1-4 against the spread at home against a team with a winning road record, and 10-4-2 against the spread following a loss. Kent State is 4-1-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 35-16-1 against the spread in their last 52 road games, and 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 road games against a team with a winning home record. The road team is 3-1-1 against the point spread in the last five meetings of these two.
Kent State is a solid road team and I see them getting it done here.