Kent State vs Buffalo Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 1/27/23
Buffalo Bulls (10-10) vs. Kent State Golden Flashes (16-4)
January 27, 2023 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Kent State Golden Flashes -11 / Buffalo Bulls +11; Over/Under: +150.5
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The Buffalo Bulls and Kent State Golden Flashes meet Friday in college basketball action at the M.A.C. Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Buffalo Bulls Betting Preview
The Buffalo Bulls are averaging 80.3 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 77 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Curtis Jones is averaging 15.9 points and 5.1 rebounds, while Zid Powell is averaging 13.8 points and 4.1 rebounds. Isaiah Adams is the third double-digit scorer and Armoni Foster is dishing 3.7 assists. The Buffalo Bulls are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68.3 percent from the free throw line. The Buffalo Bulls are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.5 rebounds per game.
The Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Preview
The Kent State Golden Flashes are averaging 75.3 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 63.6 points on 39.5 percent shooting. Sincere Carry is averaging 17 points and 3.5 rebounds, while Malique Jacobs is averaging 12.5 points and 4.6 rebounds. Miryne Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Jalen Sullinger is grabbing 1 rebound. The Kent State Golden Flashes are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. The Kent State Golden Flashes are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game.
Buffalo vs Kent State Trends
The Bulls are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Friday games. The Golden Flashes are 16-5-1 ATS in their last 22 home games and 25-8-1 ATS in their last 34 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Bulls last 5 overall. The under is 8-3 in Golden Flashes last 11 overall.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Buffalo Bulls haven’t done a good job of playing up to their competition, and they lose on the road by an average of 8.8 points. The Kent State Golden Flashes have been covering machines all year, and they win at home by an average of 21.6 points. Kent State and its above average defense is the difference here. I’ll lay the points.