Kent State vs Mississippi State NCAA Parlay 12/30/2019
Game: Kent State Golden Flashes vs Mississippi State Bulldogs
Date: Monday, December 30, 2019
Location: Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Mississippi State -8.5
The Kent State Golden Flashes head to Humphrey Coliseum to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Monday, December 30, 2019. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 8.5 point favorites.
Kent State heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-2. They currently have a point differential of 15.8 as they are averaging 81.3 points per contest while giving up 65.4 per game. Mississippi State has an overall mark of 8-3. They are averaging 71.6 points per contest and giving up 63.4, which is a point differential of 8.3.
Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 6-3-1 against the spread this season
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 5-4-1 against the over/under this year
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 5-5-1 against the spread this season
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 6-5-0 against the over/under this year
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Antonio Williams averages 13.6 points per contest in 27.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.0 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. Danny Pippen comes into this game averaging 14.7 points per contest while playing 28.3 minutes per night. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Reggie Perry averages 14.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 9.2 rebounds per game and dishes 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 62%. Tyson Carter scores 16.1 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.8 rebounds per contest and has 4.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Flashes allow 65.4 points per contest which is 108th in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 33rd and 163rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 171st, and they allow 11.6 assists per game which puts them in 113th place in D-1. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 275th in Division 1. Kent State averages 81.3 points per contest, which is 27th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 15.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 101st. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 148th in the nation. They average 37.8 boards per contest and 15.4 assists per game, which ranks them 114th and 62nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 332nd with 11.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulldogs give up 63.4 points per game, which ranks them 64th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 142nd and 299th in those defensive statistics. They rank 135th with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 29.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulldogs are 137th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per contest. Mississippi State is 191st in the country with 71.6 points per contest this season. They are 42nd in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 8.3. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 116th in the country. They are 145th in the nation in rebounding with 37.1 boards per contest and 119th in assists per game with 14.4. The Bulldogs are 62nd in turnovers per contest with 15.2.
The Golden Flashes have an offensive rating of 111.3, which is ranked 28th. They are 123rd in college basketball in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 82nd. As a unit they are 80th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 72nd in D-1. Kent State is 342nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions.
Mississippi State is 41st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 46th in the country in offensive rating with 109.6. In terms of pace they are 334th in Division 1 with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 73rd. As a team they are 73rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 271st in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Kent State +8.5 and over 136.5 total points
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