Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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The Kent State Golden Flashes travel to University Arena to play the Western Michigan Broncos on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kent State as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Golden Flashes come into this game with an overall record of 9-4 and a road record of 3-2. They are 3-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-2. The Broncos have an overall record of 6-7 and a home record of 5-1. They have an over/under record of 4-3 and they are 3-4 against the spread.
Jimmy Hall comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Flashes. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Kellon Thomas averages 12.7 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 1.8 rebounds per game for Kent State. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Tucker Haymond averages 17.8 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest this year for the Broncos. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Thomas Wilder averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Kent State averages 74.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 137th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 107th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 249th in the country. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game which ranks them 114th and 134th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 42nd with 11.2 per game. The Golden Flashes allow 71.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 165th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 232nd and 251st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 56th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 240th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 239th in the Division 1.
Western Michigan averages 71.3 points per game this year which ranks them 188th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 156th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 201st in the nation. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per contest which ranks them 132nd and 260th respectively. In the turnover department the Broncos rank 254th with 13.9 per game. The Broncos allow 73.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 210th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 183rd and 190th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 53rd and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 248th place in the nation. The Broncos force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 284th in college basketball.
Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 3-6 against the spread
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 7-2 against the over/under
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 3-4 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 4-3 against the over/under
Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
12/29/15 G Bryce Moore Hamstring out indefinitely
12/21/15 F Connar Tava Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Kent State
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