Saturday, February 6, 2016
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center
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The Toledo Rockets travel to Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center to play the Kent State Golden Flashes on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kent State as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 13-9 and a road record of 4-4. They are 9-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-10. The Golden Flashes have an overall record of 15-7 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 12-5 and they are 8-9 against the spread.
Nathan Boothe comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 9.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Jonathan Williams averages 18.1 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Toledo. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Jimmy Hall averages 16.4 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Flashes. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Kellon Thomas averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Toledo averages 77.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 63rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 70th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 124th in the country. They average 37 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game which ranks them 126th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 51st with 11.4 per game. The Rockets allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 166th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 143rd and 327th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 90th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 164th place in the country. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 265th in the Division 1.
Kent State averages 73.4 points per game this year which ranks them 156th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 147th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 314th in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest which ranks them 103rd and 266th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Flashes rank 75th with 11.7 per game. The Golden Flashes allow 72.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 181st in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 201st and 275th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 87th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 247th place in the nation. The Golden Flashes force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 208th in college basketball.
The Rockets average 75.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 78.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 6.7 per contest. The Rockets have an offensive rating of 110.8 and they assist on 60.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Toledo turns the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.9%. The Rockets give up 73.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Flashes score 77.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 65 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.2 points per game. The Golden Flashes have a rating on offense of 108.1 and 46.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Kent State turns it over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.7%. The Golden Flashes give up 69.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 9-9 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 9-10 against the over/under
Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 8-9 against the spread
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 12-5 against the over/under
Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
02/01/16 G Jaylin Walker Foot out indefinitely
02/01/16 G Xavier Pollard Foot out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Toledo
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