North Dakota State vs. Kent State - 12/21/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kent State Golden Flashes (7-2) at North Dakota State Bison (6-4)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Don Haskins Center)
The Line: North Dakota State Bison +3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The North Dakota State Bison and the Kent State Golden Flashes face off on Sunday in El Paso in college basketball action.
The North Dakota State Bison are 6-4 this season and they have won their last two games. NDSU is averaging 63.1 points and they are shooting 39.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.3 points and their opponents are shooting 44.3 percent. Lawrence Alexander leads the Bison averaging 17.5 points per game. Kory Brown is averaging 10.6 points, A.J. Jacobsen is averaging 10 points, and Paul Miller is averaging 8.4 points. North Dakota State hasn’t played in a neutral site game this year but they are 1-4 away from home.
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The Kent State Golden Flashes are 7-2 this season and they have won their last three games. Kent State is averaging 66.2 points and they are shooting 44.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.3 points and their opponents are shooting 39.2 percent. Jimmy Hall leads the Golden Flashes averaging 13.8 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Devareaux Manley is averaging 12 points, Kris Brewer is averaging 11 points, and Derek Jackson is averaging 10.1 points. Kent State is 1-0 in neutral site games this year.
North Dakota State is 11-4 against the spread in their last 13 neutral site games, 1-4 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 1-5 against the spread after allowing less than 50 points in their previous game. Kent State is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven non-conference games and 2-5 against the spread in their last seven neutral site games.
Kent State has played the less tough schedule of these two but they have proved they can get it done away from home and they are the play here.