Kent State vs Bowling Green NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 1/3/2020
Game: Kent State Golden Flashes vs Bowling Green Falcons
Date: Friday, January 3, 2020
Location: Stroh Center in Bowling Green, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Bowling Green -1.5
The Kent State Golden Flashes travel to Stroh Center to play the Bowling Green Falcons on Friday, January 3, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Bowling Green as 1.5 point favorites.
Kent State heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-3. They currently have a point differential of 12.5 as they are averaging 80.2 points per contest while giving up 67.8 per game. Bowling Green has an overall mark of 9-4. They are averaging 76.5 points per contest and giving up 71.0, which is a point differential of 5.5.
Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 6-4-1 against the spread
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 6-4-1 against the over/under
Important Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 4-6-1 against the spread
The Bowling Green Falcons are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Antonio Williams averages 13.3 points per game in 27.1 minutes per contest. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%. Danny Pippen comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Dylan Frye averages 13.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Daeqwon Plowden averages 13.0 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 97%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Flashes allow 67.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 162nd in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 72nd and 182nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 193rd, and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 151st place in the NCAA. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 261st in the nation. Kent State averages 80.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 36th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 12.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 115th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 166th in D-1. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 15.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 144th and 82nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 328th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Falcons surrender 71.0 points per contest, which ranks them 224th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 98th and 265th in those defensive statistics. They rank 152nd with 12.2 assists allowed per contest, and 315th with 38.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Falcons are 167th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per game. Bowling Green is 87th in the country with 76.5 points per game this year. They are 271st in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 5.5. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 177th in the nation. They are 20th in the country in rebounding with 41.5 boards per game and 146th in assists per contest with 13.8. The Falcons are 342nd in turnovers per game with 10.9.
The Golden Flashes have an offensive rating of 110, which is ranked 44th. They are 124th in college basketball in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 99th. As a unit they are 97th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 74th in D-1. Kent State is 340th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions.
Bowling Green is 347th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons have an offensive rating of 103.6, which is ranked 141st. They are 92nd in D-1 in pace with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 256th. As a unit they are 249th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 188th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kent State/Bowling Green college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Bowling Green -1.5
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