Northeastern vs. Kent State - 11/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kent State Golden Flashes (4-2) at Northeastern Huskies (3-2)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Matthews Arena)
The Line: Northeastern Huskies -4 -- Over/Under: 140 See the Latest Odds
The Northeastern Huskies and the Kent State Golden Flashes face off on Sunday in college basketball action.
The Northeastern Huskies are 3-2 this season and they are coming off of a win that ended a 2-game losing skid. Northeastern is averaging 73.6 points per game and they are shooting 44.3 percent from the floor and 40.5 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 70.6 points and their opponents are shooting 42.1 percent. T.J. Williams leads the Huskies averaging 23.6 points and 6.4 assists per game. Alex Murphy is averaging 13.2 points and 6.8 rebounds for Northeastern, Jeremy Miller is averaging 8.4 points and 5.6 rebounds, and Donnell Gresham Jr. is averaging 8.3 points. Northeastern hasn’t played at home yet this season.
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The Kent State Golden Flashes are 4-2 this season and they are coming off of a win over Wofford that ended a 2-game losing streak. Kent State is averaging 78 points per game and they are shooting 40.9 percent from the floor and 30.3 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 71 points and their opponents are shooting 42 percent. Jimmy Hall leads the Golden Flashes averaging 18.2 points and 11 rebounds per game. Deon Edwin is averaging 12.7 points for KSU, Jaylin Walker is averaging 12.3 points, and Jerrelle DeBerry is averaging 7.2 points. Kent State has won at home and lost on the road.
Northeastern is 5-1 against the spread following a win, 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 games, and 5-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Kent State is 1-5 against the spread following a win, 1-8 against the spread in their last 8 road games, and 1-5 against the spread following a win.
This is a small number in what should be a competitive game but I can see Northeastern pulling away at the end and getting the cover.