Kent State at Bowling Green NCAA Basketball Picks ATS 3/1/2019
Friday, March 1, 2019
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The Kent State Golden Flashes head to Stroh Center to take on the Bowling Green Falcons on Friday, March 1, 2019. The opening line for this game has Bowling Green as 5.5 point favorites.
Kent State heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-8. They currently have a point differential of 2.7 as they are averaging 75.3 points per contest while giving up 72.6 per game. Bowling Green has an overall mark of 19-9. They are averaging 78.9 points per contest and giving up 71.8, which is a point differential of 7.1.
Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 13-11-0 against the spread this season
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 13-10-1 against the over/under this year
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 15-8-1 against the spread this season
The Bowling Green Falcons are 14-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
01/06/19 F Danny Pippen Knee is out for season
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jaylin Walker comes into this game averaging 21.4 points per contest while playing 35.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 81%. Antonio Williams averages 11.4 points per contest in 31.5 minutes per game. He averages 2.4 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Justin Turner scores 18.7 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Dylan Frye averages 13.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.4 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kent State averages 75.3 points per contest, which is 110th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 233rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 172nd in the nation. They average 35.5 boards per contest and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 175th and 179th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 300th with 11.6 per game. The Golden Flashes allow 72.6 points per contest, which is 215th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 275th and 169th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 173rd, and they allow 13.7 assists per game which puts them in 227th place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 245th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Bowling Green is 47th in the nation with 78.9 points per contest this season. They are 196th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 7.1. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 88th in the NCAA. They are 2nd in D-1 in rebounding with 41.8 boards per contest and 197th in assists per game with 13.3. The Falcons are 262nd in turnovers per contest with 12.1. The Falcons give up 71.8 points per game, which ranks them 188th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 56th and 213th in those defensive statistics. They rank 67th with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 204th with 35.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Falcons are 185th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest this year.
The Golden Flashes have an offensive rating of 107.3, which is ranked 92nd. They are 171st in college basketball in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 240th. As a unit they are 212th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 202nd in D-1. Kent State is 323rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Bowling Green is 321st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 107.5, which is ranked 90th. They are 48th in D-1 in pace with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 200th. As a unit they are 204th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 252nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kent State/Bowling Green college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kent State +5.5
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