Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center
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The Bowling Green Falcons head to Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center to take on the Kent State Golden Flashes on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Kent State as 10 point favorites.
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The Falcons come into this game with an overall record of 10-13 and a road record of 1-8. They are 10-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-10. The Golden Flashes have an overall record of 13-10 and a home record of 7-4. They have an over/under record of 11-8 and they are 9-9 against the spread.
Zack Denny comes into this contest averaging 12.9 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Falcons. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Wesley Alcegaire averages 12.6 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Bowling Green. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
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Jimmy Hall averages 18.5 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Flashes. He grabs 10.8 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Jaylin Walker averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Bowling Green averages 73.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 158th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 264th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 201st in the country. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game which ranks them 127th and 237th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 128th with 12.8 per game. The Falcons allow 76.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 262nd in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 280th and 244th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 267th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 173rd place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 63rd in Division 1.
Kent State averages 77 points per game this year which ranks them 72nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 255th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 293rd in the nation. They average 41.5 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 240th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Flashes rank 288th with 14.5 per game. The Golden Flashes allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 184th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 120th and 197th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 130th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 192nd place in the nation. The Golden Flashes force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 56th in college basketball.
The Falcons average 72.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 86.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3 per contest. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 100.5 and they assist on 49% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Bowling Green turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29%. The Falcons give up 79.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 89.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Flashes score 85.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.8 points per game. The Golden Flashes have a rating on offense of 107.2 and 46.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Kent State turns it over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 42.3%. The Golden Flashes give up 74.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 10-10 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 11-10 against the over/under
Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 9-9 against the spread
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 11-8 against the over/under
Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
11/21/16 G Rosel Hurley Groin out indefinitely
11/11/16 G Taishaun Johnson Eligibility out for season
01/02/17 G Jerrelle DeBerry Personal has left the team
Josh's Pick: Take Kent State -10
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