Toledo vs Kent State College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/23/21

Toledo vs Kent State College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/23/21 Photo by Detroit Free Press-USA TODAY NETWORK

Kent State Golden Flashes (7-3) at Toledo Rockets (12-4)

College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm (Savage Arena)

The Line: Toledo Rockets -6 -- Over/Under: 155 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Kent State Golden Flashes and Toledo Rockets meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Savage Arena.

The Kent State Golden Flashes look to build on their four-game winning streak. The Kent State Golden Flashes are averaging 77.6 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 63.4 points on 35.5 percent shooting. Mike Nuga is averaging 18 points and 5.6 rebounds while Danny Pippen is averaging 16.8 points and 6.8 rebounds. Justyn Hamilton is the third double-digit scorer and Tervell Beck is grabbing five rebounds. The Kent State Golden Flashes are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.9 percent from the free throw line. The Kent State Golden Flashes are allowing 29.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.8 rebounds per game.

The Toledo Rockets look for a win to build on their 12-4 record. The Toledo Rockets are averaging 75 points on 40.9 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Marreon Jackson is averaging 16.6 points and four rebounds while Setric Millner Jr. is averaging 15.4 points and 7.8 rebounds. Ryan Rollins is the third double-digit scorer and Spencer Littleson is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The Toledo Rockets are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Toledo Rockets are allowing 28.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.9 rebounds per game.

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The Golden Flashes are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Rockets are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games and 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games. The over is 4-1 in Golden Flashes last 5 overall. The over is 5-0 in Rockets last 5 overall. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

Both of these teams have had great success against the spread this season, but it's the Toledo Rockets that have shown far and away more consistency and have covered 17 of their last 22 games. No matter the improved play from the Kent State Golden Flashes, it's just tough to step in front of a team such as Toledo. I'll lay the reasonable number here.

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Randy’s Pick Toledo Rockets -6

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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