Saturday, November 28, 2015
Petersen Events Center
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The Kent State Golden Flashes travel to Petersen Events Center to play the Pittsburgh Panthers on Saturday, November 28, 2015. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144. The Golden Flashes come into this game with an overall record of 3-1 and a road record of 0-1. The Panthers have an overall record of 3-0 and a home record of 3-0.
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Jimmy Hall comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Flashes. He pulls down 8.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Kellon Thomas averages 14.5 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Kent State. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Michael Young averages 16.3 points per game while playing 23 minutes per contest this year for the Panthers. He grabs 9.3 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Jamel Artis averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Kent State averages 76.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 115th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 172nd. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 254th in the country. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game which ranks them 41st and 131st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 65th with 11 per game. The Golden Flashes allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 103rd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 195th and 145th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 53rd and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 148th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 217th in the Division 1.
Pittsburgh averages 94 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 30 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 22nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 12th in the nation. They average 45.5 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Panthers rank 12th with 9 per game. The Panthers allow 64 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 103rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 74th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 118th place in the nation. The Panthers force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 282nd in college basketball.
Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 0-3 against the spread
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 2-1 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 1-1 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 1-1 against the over/under
Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Kent State
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