Kent State vs. Bowling Green - 3/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Bowling Green Falcons (14-15) at Kent State Golden Flashes (18-11)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Memorial A )
The Line: Kent State Golden Flashes -6 -- Over/Under: 147 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN Extra
The Kent State Golden Flashes and the Bowling Green Falcons face off on Tuesday in MAC college basketball action.
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 18-11 this season and they have lost their last two games. Kent State is averaging 73.5 points per game and they are shooting 44.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 73.6 points and their opponents are shooting 45 percent. Jimmy Hall leads the Golden Flashes averaging 16.4 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. Kellon Thomas is averaging 12.3 points, Khaliq Spicer is averaging 7.8 points and 6.3 rebounds, and Chris Ortiz is averaging 7.5 points and 5.0 rebounds. Kent State is 12-2 at 9-7 in the MAC.
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The Bowling Green Falcons are 14-15 this season and they have lost eight of their last nine games. Bowling Green is averaging 69.7 points per game and they are shooting 43.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 73.4 points and and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Spencer Parker leads the Falcons averaging 14.1 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Zack Denny is averaging 11.8 points and 6.8 rebounds, Wesley Alcegaire is averaging 10.2 points, and Rasheed Worrell is averaging 7.7 points. Bowling Green is 6-7 on the road and 5-11 in the MAC.
Kent State is 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games, 5-11-2 against the spread in their last 18 home games, and 1-6 against the spread following a loss. Bowling Green is 1-6 against the spread following a loss, 1-8 against the spread in their last nine games, and 0-5 against the spread in their last five road games. The road team is 4-1-1 against the spread in the last six meetings of these two teams.
Kent State has some injuries but they are still the much better team here and my pick.