Kent State vs Ohio State NCAA Parlay 11/25/2019
Game: Kent State Golden Flashes vs Ohio State Buckeyes
Date: Monday, November 25, 2019
Location: Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Ohio State -18
The Kent State Golden Flashes head to Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Monday, November 25, 2019. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 18 point favorites.
Kent State heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-0. They currently have a point differential of 16.2 as they are averaging 83.4 points per contest while giving up 67.2 per game. Ohio State has an overall record of 5-0. They are averaging 77.4 points per game and surrendering 52.0, good for a point differential of 25.4.
Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 2-1-0 against the spread this season
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 1-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 4-1-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 1-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/08/19 F Andre Wesson Eye is out indefinitely
11/05/19 G Musa Jallow Ankle is out indefinitely
Danny Pippen averages 14.0 points per contest in 25.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 7.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 70%. Anthony Roberts comes into this game averaging 15.0 points per contest while playing 25.6 minutes per night. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
D.J. Carton averages 11.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 22.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 56%. Kaleb Wesson scores 11.8 points per contest while playing 26.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 10.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Flashes allow 67.2 points per contest which is 151st in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 100th and 225th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 133rd, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 180th place in D-1. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 230th in Division 1. Kent State averages 83.4 points per contest, which is 36th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 16.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 186th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 122nd in the nation. They average 41.6 boards per contest and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 49th and 88th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 313th with 11.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes give up 52.0 points per game, which ranks them 6th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 31% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 2nd and 111th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 9.0 dimes allowed per game and 144th with 34.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Buckeyes are 192nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest. Ohio State is 106th in the country with 77.4 points per contest this season. They are 30th in D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 25.4. They shoot 41% from beyond the arc, which is good for 20th in the country. They are 53rd in the nation in rebounding with 41.4 boards per contest and 39th in assists per game with 17.0. The Buckeyes are 285th in turnovers per contest with 11.8.
The Golden Flashes have an offensive rating of 106.9, which is ranked 103rd. They are 32nd in college basketball in pace with 76.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 138th. As a unit they are 145th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 66th in D-1. Kent State is 331st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio State is 249th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Buckeyes are 20th in the country in offensive rating with 115.9. In terms of pace they are 313th in Division 1 with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 20th. As a team they are 33rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 116th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Kent State +18 and over 136 total points
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