Kent State at Central Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
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The Kent State Golden Flashes travel to McGuirk Arena to play the Central Michigan Chippewas on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
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Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 7-7 against the spread this season
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 7-8 against the over/under this year
Important Central Michigan Chippewas Betting Trends
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 10-5 against the spread this season
The Central Michigan Chippewas are 7-8 against the over/under this year
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
01/26/18 G Taishaun Johnson Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs Central Michigan
Key Central Michigan Chippewas Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kevin Zabo averages 12.8 points per game in 26.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%. Jaylin Walker averages 16.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Cecil Williams averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Shawn Roundtree averages 14.9 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Flashes allow 72.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 201st in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 222nd and 111th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 156th, and they give up 13.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 176th place in the country. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 215th in college basketball. Kent State averages 73.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 183rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 1.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 249th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 258th in D-1. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game, which ranks them 188th and 291st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 191st with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Chippewas surrender 69.2 points per contest, which ranks them 107th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 68th and 149th in those defensive statistics. They rank 119th with 12.6 assists allowed per contest, and 149th with 34.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Chippewas are 209th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game this season. Central Michigan is 92nd in Division 1 with 77.6 points per game this year. They are 241st in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 217th in the nation. They are 92nd in college basketball in rebounding with 37.6 boards per game and 221st in assists per contest with 13.1. The Chippewas are 278th in turnovers per game with 12.1.
The Golden Flashes are 198th in the country in defensive rating with 102.3, and their offensive rating of 103.7 is ranked 196th. They are 153rd in college basketball in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 264th. As a unit they are 254th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 205th in D-1. Kent State is 225th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 197th in the country.
Central Michigan is 286th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 121st in Division 1. The Chippewas are 105th in the nation in defensive rating with 98.7, and their offensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 68th. They are 210th in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 162nd. As a unit they are 108th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kent State/Central Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Central Michigan
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