Kent State vs Toledo predictions 1/28/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Kent State Golden Flashes vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Location: Savage Arena in Toledo, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Toledo -3
The Kent State Golden Flashes travel to Savage Arena to play the Toledo Rockets on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Toledo as 3 point favorites.
Kent State heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-6. They currently have a point differential of 9.1 as they are averaging 78.1 points per contest while giving up 68.9 per game. Toledo has an overall record of 11-9. They are averaging 77.4 points per game and surrendering 70.3, good for a point differential of 7.2.
Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 9-8-1 against the spread
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 9-8-1 against the over/under
Important Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 6-13-0 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 11-8-0 against the over/under
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Danny Pippen comes into this contest averaging 14.0 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 74%. Antonio Williams averages 13.6 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Marreon Jackson averages 19.2 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 6.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Luke Knapke averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kent State averages 78.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 35th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 9.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 75th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 77th in the nation. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 149th and 83rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 275th with 12.3 per game. The Golden Flashes allow 68.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 176th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 80th and 231st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 201st and they give up 12.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 161st place in Division 1. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 255th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Toledo is 48th in the country with 77.4 points per game this year. They are 162nd in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 7.2. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 28th in the nation. They are 47th in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.1 boards per game, and 41st in assists per contest with 15.4. The Rockets are 254th in turnovers per game with 12.5. The Rockets surrender 70.3 points per contest, which ranks them 207th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 91st and 235th in those defensive statistics. They rank 169th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 268th with 36.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Rockets are 102nd in country in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game.
The Golden Flashes have an offensive rating of 108.6, which is ranked 47th. They are 117th in college basketball in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 55th. As a unit they are 67th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 93rd in D-1. Kent State is 294th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Toledo is 264th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Rockets have an offensive rating of 109.1, which is ranked 40th. They are 133rd in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 87th. As a unit they are 68th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 61st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kent State/Toledo college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Toledo -3
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