Western Michigan vs. Kent State - 2/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kent State Golden Flashes (15-6) at Western Michigan Broncos (13-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:00 pm (University Arena)
The Line: Western Michigan Broncos -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Western Michigan Broncos ad the Kent State Golden Flashes face off on Wednesday at University Arena in MAC college basketball action.
The Western Michigan Broncos are 13-8 this season and they have lost their last three games. WMU is averaging 72.9 points and they are shooting 46.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.4 points and their opponents are shooting 43.7 percent. David Brown leads the Broncos averaging 15.7 points per game. Connor Tava is averaging 14.1 points and 6.4 rebounds, Tucker Haymond is averaging 13 points, and Austin Richie is averaging 11.4 points. Western Michigan is 7-1 at home and 4-4 in the MAC.
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The Kent State Golden Flashes are 15-6 this season and they are coming off of a loss that ended a six game winning streak. Kent State is averaging 65.2 points and they are shooting 43 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.6 points and their opponents are shooting 40.5 percent. Jimmy Hall leads the Golden Flashes averaging 15.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. Davareux manley is averaging 11.9 points, Kris Brewer is averaging 11 points, and Derek Jackson is averaging 9.4 points. Kent State is 5-2 on the road and 6-2 in the MAC.
Western Michigan is 5-0 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 4-1 against the spread following a loss, and 13-6-1 against the spread in their last 20 MAC games. Kent State is 5-1-1 against the spread in their last seven games, 3-1-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 0-3-1 against the spread following a loss. The underdog has covered the point spread in the last seven meetings of these two.
Kent State has a solid chance to win this one outright and with the points they are the play.