Saturday, February 27, 2016
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The Kent State Golden Flashes travel to Millett Hall to play the Miami RedHawks on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kent State as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Golden Flashes come into this game with an overall record of 18-10 and a road record of 6-6. They are 10-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 17-6. The RedHawks have an overall record of 10-18 and a home record of 9-7. They have an over/under record of 13-12 and they are 9-15 against the spread.
Jimmy Hall comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Flashes. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Kellon Thomas averages 12.3 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game for Kent State. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Eric Washington averages 13.8 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the RedHawks. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Geovonie McKnight averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Kent State averages 73.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 143rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 126th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 261st in the country. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game which ranks them 114th and 276th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 112th with 12 per game. The Golden Flashes allow 73.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 210th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 246th and 292nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 87th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 241st place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 235th in the Division 1.
Miami averages 62.4 points per game this year which ranks them 337th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -6.9 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 319th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 322nd in the nation. They average 31.7 rebounds per game and 10 assists per contest which ranks them 328th and 342nd respectively. In the turnover department the RedHawks rank 176th with 12.7 per game. The RedHawks allow 69.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 105th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 201st and 274th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 120th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 153rd place in the nation. The RedHawks force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 72nd in college basketball.
The Golden Flashes average 70.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -0.3 per contest. The Golden Flashes have an offensive rating of 108.3 and they assist on 44.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Kent State turns the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.3%. The Golden Flashes give up 75.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The RedHawks score 64.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 65.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -1.2 points per game. The RedHawks have a rating on offense of 95.4 and 45.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 65.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 45%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Miami turns it over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.1%. The RedHawks give up 66.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 10-13 against the spread
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 17-6 against the over/under
Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 9-15 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 13-12 against the over/under
Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
02/01/16 G Jaylin Walker Foot out indefinitely
02/01/16 G Xavier Pollard Foot out for season
Miami RedHawks Injuries
02/20/16 G Zach McCormick Back out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Kent State
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