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Ohio vs. Kent State - 1/15/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Kent State at Ohio
Date & Time Tuesday January 15, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)
Convocation Center (OH)
Athens, OH
The Line
Ohio -4 / over-under: 142
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Tuesday college basketball brings us to the MAC where the Ohio Bobcats host the Kent State Golden Flashes.

The Kent State Golden Flashes were  dismantled 96-61  at Eastern Michigan on Saturday on Saturday as a two point underdog.

Kent State was down by seven at the halfway point but were outscored 56-29 over the final 20 minutes with the Eagles owning a 65.4%-35.5% shooting edge.

Jaylin Walker was the Golden Flashes to option with 14 points, four pulls and four helpers while Philip Whittington added 13 points and five pulls. 

Kent State saw the twosome of Jalen Avery and BJ Duling toss in six points each with Duling logging four pulls followed by Mitch Peterson with five points and three yanks.

The Ohio Bobcats improved to 1-2 in the conference with an easy 70-52 rout of Ball State on Saturday as a 9.5 point  road dog.

This was never in doubt with Ohio taking a 21 point lead in to the intermission and never giving in behind a 41.7%-35.4% shooting edge with 12 more looks.

Teyvion Kirk keyed the Bobcats upset with 19 points and nine rebounds followed by Jason Carter with 13 points and another nine rebounds.

Doug Taylor gave Ohio eleven points and seven boards followed by Ben Vander Plas and James Golton with eight and seven points.

Kent State Golden Flashes are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss and over is 6-2 in Golden Flashes last 8 overall. Ohio Bobcats are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall and Ohio Bobcats are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a straight up win. Kent State Golden Flashes are 9-4-1 ATS in the last 14 meetings and under is 11-5-1 in the last 17 meetings in Ohio.

I see either team being capable of winning so I’ll go with the points…

Kent State +4

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