Kent State at Bowling Green College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
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The Kent State Golden Flashes travel to Stroh Center to play the Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Bowling Green as 1 point favorites.
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Kent State heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-10. They currently have a point differential of 1.4 as they are averaging 74.6 points per contest while giving up 73.2 per game. Bowling Green has an overall record of 13-9. They are averaging 78.2 points per game and surrendering 78.6, good for a point differential of -0.4.
Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 9-7 against the spread this season
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 9-8 against the over/under this year
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 7-8 against the spread this season
The Bowling Green Falcons are 8-6 against the over/under this year
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
01/30/18 G Taishaun Johnson Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
11/10/17 F Matiss Kulackovskis Knee is out for season
Jaylin Walker averages 16.8 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 77%. Kevin Zabo averages 13 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Justin Turner averages 15.1 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Demajeo Wiggins averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.1 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kent State averages 74.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 160th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 240th. Behind the arc they shoot 34%, which is good for 248th in the country. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 179th and 296th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 187th with 13.0 per game. The Golden Flashes allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 208th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 230th and 115th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 132nd and they give up 13.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 189th place in college basketball. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 201st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Bowling Green is 74th in the country with 78.2 points per game this year. They are 266th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -0.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 80th in college basketball. They are 67th in the nation in rebounding with 38.2 boards per game, and 167th in assists per contest with 13.9. The Falcons are 223rd in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Falcons surrender 78.6 points per contest, which ranks them 312th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 263rd and 268th in those defensive statistics. They rank 248th with 14.2 assists allowed per contest and 281st with 37.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 150th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per game this season.
The Golden Flashes are 203rd in the country in defensive rating with 102.7, and their offensive rating of 104.7 is ranked 170th. They are 128th in college basketball in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 246th. As a unit they are 232nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 192nd in D-1. Kent State is 218th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 222nd in the country.
Bowling Green is 276th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 257th in the nation. The Falcons are 173rd in the country in offensive rating with 104.6, and their defensive rating of 105.1 is ranked 252nd. In terms of pace they are 40th in Division 1 with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 249th. As a team they are 216th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 228th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Kent State/Bowling Green college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Bowling Green -1
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