Wofford vs. Kent State - 11/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kent State Golden Flashes (3-2) at Wofford Terriers (1-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 11:00 am
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The Wofford Terriers and the Kent State Golden Flashes face off on Wednesday in college basketball action.
The Wofford Terriers are 1-3 this season and they land in this game by losing to Bradley in a game they appeared to have well in hand. Wofford shot 34.5 percent from the floor and 33.3 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while they allowed Bradley to shoot 42.6 percent from the floor and they were outscored 26-45 in the second half. Fletcher Magee led the Terriers in scoring with 15 points and 5 rebounds. Eric Garcia had 12 points and 5 assists for Wofford, Ryan Sawvell had 10 points and 9 rebounds, and Matthew Pegram had 8 points. Wofford will need to put Tuesday in the rear view mirror and move on in a hurry.
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The Kent State Golden Flashes are 3-2 this season and they fall to this game after losing to George Mason on Tuesday. Kent State shot 44.1 percent from the floor and 30.4 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while allowing George Mason to shoot 47.7 percent from the floor and losing by 4 points after being tied at the half. Jimmy Hall led the Golden Flashes with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Deon Edwin had 20 points, Jalen Avery had 10 points, and Desmond Ridenour had 9 points. Kent State played well it was just their opponent played better.
Wofford is 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games, 1-8 against the spread in their last 9 conference games, and 5-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Kent State is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games, 7-18-1 against the spread in their last 26 neutral site games, and 1-4 against the spread against the SoCon.
Kent State is the far better team and while Wofford has done some nice things in the past this doesn’t appear to be their year.