Miami at Kent State NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 2/5/2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center
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The Miami RedHawks travel to Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center to play the Kent State Golden Flashes on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Kent State as 4.5 point favorites.
Miami heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-10. They currently have a point differential of 3.3 as they are averaging 72.3 points per contest while giving up 69.0 per game. Kent State has an overall record of 16-5. They are averaging 77.3 points per game and surrendering 73.1, good for a point differential of 4.1.
Valuable Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 10-10-0 against the spread
The Miami RedHawks are 6-14-0 against the over/under
Important Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 11-8-0 against the spread
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 12-6-1 against the over/under
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
01/06/19 F Danny Pippen Knee is out for season
Dalonte Brown averages 13.1 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Nike Sibande comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Jalen Avery averages 12.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Jaylin Walker averages 22.9 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The RedHawks allow 69.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 120th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 169th and 96th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 108th, and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 78th place in the NCAA. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 58th in the nation. Miami averages 72.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 204th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 3.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 212th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 217th in D-1. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 144th and 305th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 264th with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Flashes surrender 73.1 points per contest, which ranks them 224th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 268th and 177th in those defensive statistics. They rank 236th with 13.8 assists allowed per contest, and 220th with 35.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Flashes are 257th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game. Kent State is 82nd in the country with 77.3 points per game this year. They are 214th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.1. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 104th in the nation. They are 202nd in the country in rebounding with 35.2 boards per game and 119th in assists per contest with 14.3. The Golden Flashes are 311th in turnovers per game with 11.4.
The RedHawks are 122nd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.5. In terms of pace they are 272nd in the country with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 160th. As a team they are 174th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 23rd in Division 1. Miami is 238th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
Kent State is 330th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Flashes are 78th in the country in offensive rating with 108.6. In terms of pace they are 152nd in Division 1 with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 188th. As a team they are 180th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 145th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Miami/Kent State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Kent State -4.5
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